Galgorm Spa Academy Scholarship

Our Spa Academy Scholarship will start you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with CIBTAC a leading beauty industry awarding body to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current but will set you apart in the workplace. This unique 32month programme will set you up with the qualifications and experience you need to be one of the best Spa Therapists in the Europe.

As a Spa Therapy Trainee, you will assist Spa team members to learn a range of skills and techniques, including the daily running of our luxurious Spa and Thermal Village before you move to the Spa Academy to complete your CIBTAC qualifications. These include how to provide the perfect massage, improve facial skin conditions, shape and colour brows, and apply make-up. On successful completion of your qualifications, you will move into the treatment corridor to build your experience as a world class therapist.

You will also get the chance to gain some masterclass insights from visiting professionals and product houses.

Be part of our multi-award winning team!


Entry Conditions

The programme is open to learners of all ages, 16 and upwards with no age limit


Three GCSE A-C Grade (Desirable: Maths, English and Biology, however not essential)

Course Structure

Minimum four days per week over 32 months with the opportunity to continue your employment once the programme has ended


On successful completion of the course, you will receive the following internationally recognised CIBTAC diplomas - Skin Treatments, Anatomy and Physiology & Body Massage as well as over 2 years Spa experience


The Spa Scholarship Programme is a paid programme


A full therapy uniform. IMAGE Skincare and beauty therapy kit to practice your treatments at home


Fantastic range of benefits including discounted Spa treatments and accommodation

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