Qualification standards accepted for insurance

We require our insured members to have completed and passed an Ofqual regulated qualification or equivalent training in their chosen discipline; aesthetics, beauty, nails or holistic therapy. To see what Pre-Requisites are required for each discipline click here. We have also accredited a number of CPD short courses as and you can locate an approved course near you on our Find Beauty Training website.

High standards are extremely important to BABTAC, many local authorities are now insisting on similar levels of qualification to issue business licences. Please contact your your local authority for more information regarding licenses. 

If you are unsure about your qualifications, please call our membership department on 01452 623 110 (option 1) or email info@babtac.com.

If you have certificates that have been aquired outside of England, you will need to contacting UK Enic on 0871 3307033 or by visiting their website https://www.enic.org.uk/ . UK Enic is the designated United Kingdom national agency for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications and skills. UK Enic perform this official function on behalf of the UK Government and are the only company that BABTAC will officially accept for comparison qualification certificates. 

Awarding bodies who's certificates are recognised for Insurance Purposes by BABTAC

Below is a list of awarding bodies/organisations (AOs) that meet our minimum standards of training for insurance purposes:

For examples of what an Awarding Organisations Ofqual regulated certificate looks like click here




Other training accepted

We also accept a number of recognised product houses, manufacturers, suppliers and training providers who we know deliver to the National Occupational Standards (NOS). If you are unsure as to whether you would qualify for our membership, please contact our friendly membership team on 01452 623 110 (option 1).