CIBTAC Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology and Pathology

This course is a pre-requisite qualification to study the Diploma in Aromatherapy, Diploma in Reflexology and the Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The aim of this course is to provide all the necessary underpinning knowledge of anatomy and physiology to enable the learner to understand the human body and its structure and functions, in order that they might safely and confidently apply all complementary treatments. This course will also provide all of the necessary underpinning knowledge of less common pathologies to assist the candidate in identifying when and how a client may be contraindicated to treatment.

Course Structure

In this course you will study a variety of modules covering:

  • Hair and Skin System
  • Cells / Tissues
  • Digestive System
  • Skeletal System
  • Respiratory System
  • Muscular System
  • Excretory System
  • Cardio Vascular System
  • Endocrine System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Nervous System
  • Reproductive System


Hours of Study

The Modules can be accessed at any time to suit your own time frame, and can be revisited as often as you require ensuring your learning is embedded. To meet the CIBTAC requirement the minimum hours of study must be 94 hours.


The believe online virtual education system will assess you in each aspect of your learning by using a quiz that will be graded immediately.



The examination is by an independent CIBTAC examiner, who will spend 15 minutes before each exam with specific instructions.

The assignment 6 must be completed and marked 2 weeks prior to the examination date.

For the Award in Anatomy & Physiology there will be a 45 minute multiple choice written paper.


Equipment/Tools required

No extra equipment required


Course fees

£850 payable to believe LTD, which is through online secure payment method

CIBTAC lifetime registration fee is £25 this is a one off payment, that covers you for all future courses. Payable on enrolment to CIBTAC

CIBTAC examination fees for the Caribbean from 1st September 2015 to 1st September 2016 Level 3 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology £77. Payable 3 months prior to examination date, non-refundable. Payable to CIBTAC.

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