Chiva-Som International Academy is accredited by the Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) which is known for its high educational standard in aesthetics and holistic therapies. CIBTAC is the education arm of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC)

At the end of the course, students who require CIBTAC qualification will have to register in period of 3 months in advance in order to take theoretical and practical examinations administered by a CIBTAC international examiner. Only those who pass the examination in all segments are awarded the highly coveted and internationally recognised CIBTAC diploma. A CIBTAC diploma certifies that the student has obtained the highest level of practical skills and full understanding of the course and is qualified for international employment
Normally, CIBTAC examination will be offered 4 times a year

Details are as follows :-


Examination: February 2013
Registration Deadline: 31 October 2012

Examination: April 2013
Registration Deadline: 25 January 2013

Examination: July 2013
Registration Deadline: 8 March 2013

Examination: November 2013
Registration Deadline: 2 August 2013

  • The exact examination date will be anounced by CIBTAC
  • Chiva-Som International Academy will organised the CIBTAC examination if only 6 or more students registered for the examination
  • Chiva-Som International Academy reserves the right to postpone the examination if there are less than 6 students in each subjects.