Getting your courses BABTAC approved

When accrediting your course with BABTAC, you’ll affiliate with the longest established and most well known membership association in the beauty industry. Receiving BABTAC Short Course Accreditation will demonstrate your credentials and the high quality of your course.

BABTAC Accredited Courses are renowned for their high standards and you can be confident that your students will be guaranteed to qualify for insurance once courses have been successfully completed and all pre-requisites have been verified.

You can access all downloads and application forms at the bottom of this page. If you require any more information please contact the SCA team by phone on 01452 623110 (option 6) or by email (Working hours Monday to Wednesday, 9am-5pm) 


BABTAC stands for 'Professionalism at its best'. Right from customer service through support & administration to process of short course accreditation, we have found the whole organisation's staff members very helpful, understanding, approachable and most of all very sincere in providing efficient service. They always made our life easy by treating us like their business partners, VARSHA BEAUTY


Benefits to having your course BABTAC accredited include:

  • quality BABTAC stamp of approval
  • allocated CPD points
  • insurance cover guarantee for students, providing pre-requisites have been fulfilled
  • BABTAC accreditation logo
  • free promotion on allowing students to find your business
  • your course dates promoted to over 12k members via our website and VITALITY membership bi-monthly publication
  • membership promotions for your students
  • full support throughout the year from the SCA department

What is the criteria to be BABTAC accredited?

You need to be fully qualified in the subject that you would like to teach, have a teaching qualification, and be a BABTAC member. You also need to provide a teaching insurance certificate. 

Support & helpline

BABTAC can provide templates that may be able to help assist your BABTAC Short Course Accreditation application once payment has been authorised:

  • lesson plan
  • scheme of work
  • certificate
  • complaints policy
  • equal opportunities & diversity policy
  • grievances appeal
  • health & safety policy
  • induction checklist
  • malpractice & maladministration policy
  • procedures for course manuals
  • risk assessment & policy
  • terms & conditions of business

Centres will have the option to teach at more than one location for a small yearly fee. If you are an existing centre and would like more information on this subject, please contact us on 01452 623 110 (Option 6)

Forms for BABTAC Short Course Accreditation:

  • application form
  • application form for additional courses (for existing accredited centres)
  • short course accreditation guide including price structure
  • short course accreditation structure for introductory course and CPD courses

Complaints Policies and Procedures

BABTAC  Ltd has a quality assurance system for all of our accredited centres, this includes procedures for approval and monitoring. BABTAC has a responsibility to our centres and also the candidates who train within these centres.

In most circumstances a resolution can be readily agreed and no further action is necessary. In limited cases, BABTAC may have to intervene and offer support to both the centre and candidate.

If no mutual resolution has been agreed and you would like more support on this matter, please contact the SCA department on

Further information...

treatments covered for the BABTAC Insurance policy (coming soon)
teaching insurance please read the Balens' school article

Please send any queries to or call 01452 623110 (option 6)