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CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice

Achievement of  CIBTAC Level 3  Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice will provide the progression to the study of beauty therapy and aesthetic treatments at Level 4, for example IQ Verify Level 4 in Skin Rejuvenation Techniques for Aesthetic Practitioners. It also opens the door for a wider range of beauty and aesthetic procedures including Level 4 Laser & Light for Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation and Face and Body Electrotherapies.

Career pathway 

Career Progression- This course is a stepping stone on to Level 4 Beauty and Aesthetic Treatments including Laser, Chemical Peels and Microneedling.

Entry Level requirements

Entry requirements- None, however it is preferable for the candidate to have GCSE Mathematics and English A*-C or equivalent. 

Course Details 

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Areas Of Study 

The CIBTAC Level 3  Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Practice is made up from 4 mandatory units.

Mandatory Units A

Unit 1- Monitor and Maintain Health and Safety in the Salon 

Unit 2- Client Care and Communication in Beauty Related Industries 

Unit 3- Provide Skin Analysis and Assessment 

Unit 4- Beauty Therapy Science. 

Mandatory one unit to be chosen B 

Unit 5- Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology for skin treatments, or Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for beauty and spa therapy. 

Optional Units C 

Unit 1- Provide Electrical Epilation

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How to Enrol 

Simply click the button below to fill in an enrolment form with your CV and any previous certificate. Our student support will get in touch! If you need any assistance in the process, please do not hesitate to contact us by email:

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