BEGINNER COURSE

CIBTAC
International Diploma Level 3 – Massage, Reflexology or Aromatherapy

Why this course

Whether you are a beginner looking for first-rate training or a qualified therapist wishing to further your knowledge and skills, consider registering for the Diploma course with international accreditation through the Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC).

Explore career options to work in a host of exciting settings:

Private Practice

Luxury Hotels

Health Clubs

Rehabilitation Centres

Wellness Centres

Sports Rehabs

Cruise Lines

Spas

Our courses lead to international qualifications that are recognised across Europe, North America, Africa, and Asia.

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Study Mode

• Written Assignments
• Massage Treatments
• In-class Assessments
• Mock Exams
• Final Exams

Time
commitment

Students are expected to undertake a minimum of 20 hours of self-study per week in order to meet the full demands of the course.

Portfolio
requirements

Students will be expected to complete a portfolio containing each unit of the Diploma. Each portfolio will require the completion of a number of treatments.

Confederation of  International Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology -CIBTAC

The Mandatory Units

The full program course, including the following mandatory units, is completed within a classroom environment – 312 tutorial hours.

Unit 1

Theory & Practice

This is a preparation for work unit which is based on capability and knowledge.

The unit is about providing body massage or reflexolgy for complementary therapies (if a student has completed CIBTAC Massage they do not have to repeat units 2, 3 and 4.)

To carry out this unit the Candidate will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout their work.

This unit has been written in line with National Occupational Standards and mapped to Core Curriculum as established by the General Council for Massage Therapies.

The contents of the unit cover all of the practical applications and required underpinning knowledge for massage therapy.

Unit 2

Ethics & Principles

Understand how to navigate the relationship between the Practitioner and Client.

This unit covers the broad underpinning knowledge of the principles behind complementary therapies, the main influences on working within the complementary therapy industry and the key aspects of good clinical practice.  

This will provide Candidates with the knowledge and skills to be develop their abilities within the complementary sector.

Unit 3

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology

Develop a working knowledge of the organisation of the body.

This unit will provide all of the necessary underpinning knowledge of less common pathologies to assist the Candidate in identifying when and how a Client may be contra-indicated to treatment.

A developed knowledge of less common pathologies, together with an understanding of anatomy and physiology will enable the Candidate to know when they might safely and confidently apply all complementary therapy treatments.

Unit 4

Business Practice

Thinking of starting your own private business?

This unit covers all of the acts related to business in complementary therapies, business laws, marketing, public relations, communication skills and employment opportunities in the complementary therapies sector.  

This will provide Candidates with the foundation knowledge to analysis a business idea and the developing skills and understanding of successful business practice.

Pre-register for this diploma course

Start your journey to running your own business or working as an internationally qualified massage or reflexology therapist.

Registration &
Payment Details

Requirements

  • Registration ends August 31, 2022
  • USD $800 Non-refundable deposit paid by August 31, 2022

Payment method

– Bank Draft, Cheque or Cash.

*Payment Plans available for Barbados residents.

Required Time
Commitments

Course Dates

  • Starts: September 2022
  • Ends: June 2023 with final exams

Nine (9) Months:

  • 3 afternoons/evenings per week
  • 2 full weekends(Massage) or 3 full weekends(Reflexology) per month.

Payment

Full course fees paid by January 2023

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The Caribbean School of Holistic Therapies (CSHT), based in Barbados is the only accredited CIBTAC school in the Eastern Caribbean.

Two UK trained holistic practitioners embarked on a quest to bring highly accredited holistic therapy training to the shores of Barbados. Through the Caribbean School of Holistic Therapies, they’ve created a truly authentic environment for learning.

Barbara Daniel-Goddard – Co-director, Caribbean School of Holistic Therapies - Barbados
Co-director  & Trainer

Barbara Daniel-Goddard

Barbara is a highly-qualified, professional Therapeutic Practitioner and uses an integrated approach to her work with clients.

Ann Maxine Henry – Co-director, Caribbean School of Holistic Therapies - Barbados
Co-director  & Trainer

Ann Maxine Henry

Maxine specialises in curative modalities, integrating therapy using advanced body and facial techniques.

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