CIBTAC Body Therapy Diploma
The CIBTAC Body Therapy Diploma is an international qualification recognised in over 30 countries worldwide is accepted as a prestigious award of competence within the industry. This course is perfect for those who wish to pursue a career in massage and electrical body treatments and provides a perfect foundation for further, more advanced study. This course also includes an additional VTCT Level 3 Indian Head Massage Qualification which is exclusive to LSBM, and an LSBM Certificate in Hot Stone Therapy.
Students are taught in a friendly, professional environment to the highest industry standards in all aspects of body therapy. As well as the general course of study, students will be set regular homework and assignments to complete during the course, along with practical experience in our commercial salon - LSBM Salon & Spa, where you will undertake treatments on paying clients.
Students will leave the course with excellent career options as a body therapist; of which are in high demand within the industry.
International students are not eligible to study this course.
Only a 20% Deposit is required to secure your place on this course if the course start date is more than 1 calendar month away. International students will need to pay an International student fee. Any courses with a start date less than one calendar month away will be required to pay full balance. To discuss payment plan options, please call the administration team on 020 7776 9766.
- Swedish Body Massage
- Hot Stone Massage
- Indian Head Massage
- Figure Analysis
- Electrical Body Treatments – including Micro-current, Vacuum Suction, Galvanic, Faradic E.M.S. (‘Slendertone’), G5 massage, Infrared (pre-massage warming treatment) and Audio sonic (sound-wave pain relief).
- Additional training in advanced Massage Techniques
- Anatomy and Physiology of the whole body
- Client Consultation
- Contraindications to therapies
- Retail Sales
- Salon Management Fundamentals
- Product Knowledge
- Diet and Nutrition
IN ADDITION TO THE STANDARD CURRICULUM, WE INCORPORATE THE FOLLOWING TRAINING
THESE MODULES ARE EXCLUSIVE TO LSBM AND OFFERED AS STANDARD
- Indian Head Massage fully recognised level 3 qualification through VTCT
- Hot Stone Therapy
- Thalgo – slimming and firming body wraps
Commercial Salon Experience
in the LSBM Salon & Spa
Students will also participate in our student salon* (LSBM Salon & Spa) once they have built up a certain level of competency with treatments. Our salon is run by professional therapists and is open throughout the year, therefore we have a large client base for both our professional therapists and our student therapists.
* Although the ‘normal’ study hours are 9am–5pm, you will also be required to practice your treatments in our student salon on a fairly regular basis, which will include late nights. In the case of late nights, time off in lieu is granted (usually by means of a later start time).
The course will accumulate with a multiple choice examination paper and a practical exam where you will showcase all of the treatments learnt in class under examination conditions.
Upon completion of the course, students will receive the following qualifications:
- CIBTAC International Body Therapy Diploma
- VTCT Level 3 Indian Head Massage
- LSBM Certificate for Hot Stone Therapy
- A high level of English is required, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently (Suggestion of TOEFL score of 550 or higher for students when English is not their first language).
- The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years - no exceptions.
- No previous experience required, although a good general education is essential for this demanding course.
- An informal face-to-face interview is required to discuss the course in detail. A telephone interview will be arranged for students who cannot attend a face-to-face interview.