CIBTAC Diploma in Thermal Auricular Therapy

This Diploma in Thermal Auricular Therapy qualification is designed to ensure you have all the necessary skills to work professionally in the International Spa Environment.

The Level 2 Diploma in Thermal Auricular Therapy is a internationally recognised vocational qualification that will add to your current profile of skills.

Throughout this qualification you will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide Thermal Auricular Therapy treatments safely.  You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with your clients. Health and safety practice in the spa provides awareness to the learner of potential risks and hazards within the spa environment knowing how to identify them and the responsibilities and procedures to deal with them.


Course Structure

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

  • Health and Safety including Spa Environment and professional image
  • Consultation skills
  • Contra-indications that prevent or restrict treatment (requiring medical permission)
  • Anatomy and physiology appropriate to the treatment
  • Preparation for treatment including selection of treatment specific products
  • Performance of treatment
  • How to conclude with homecare and aftercare advice including retail sales and further treatments.


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 42 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.

You must produce a portfolio of evidence including 3 full treatment plans including:

Evidence to cover relaxation, stress relief and uplifting, restoring energy to the body.

To assist you in preparing for the examination the assessor will meet with you for practical assistance developing your techniques.



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

The portfolio must be available for the Examiner.

For the Diploma in Thermal Auricular Therapy there will be a 20 minute multiple choice written paper including health and safety, anatomy and treatment knowledge, and a separate 50 minute practical exam.


Equipment/Tools required

Massage couch & trolley

Range of ear candles/cones


Course fees

£250 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 2 Award in Thermal Auricular Therapy £52. Payable 3 months prior to examination date, non-refundable. Payable to CIBTAC.

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