Beginning a new career in beauty and complementary therapy

Beginning a new career within the Beauty and Complementary Therapy industry is a lot more accessible than people may think.

Beginning a new career within the Beauty and Complementary Therapy industry is a lot more accessible than people may think.

Beauty and Alternative Therapies, such as, Reflexology and Aromatherapy can be studied part-time which means you can fit your studies around your lifestyle.

It is always worth checking with the college about grants which may be available which can end up saving you quite a substantial amount of money.

Always ensure that your chosen course will give you an I.T.E.C. and/or C.I.B.T.A.C. qualification, as these are worldwide recognised accreditation.

Once you are qualified the world will be your oyster – Spa/Salon Management, Mobile Therapist, Skin care specialist, Consultancy, Teaching and Training.

You can choose to specialise in a certain area, for example – Theatrical Make-up, Film and Television Make-up, Sports Massage Therapy the list is endless, as are your opportunities.

An Introduction to ITEC

ITEC has been awarding high quality and respected industry qualifications since 1947. It is now one of the world’s leading and most successful awarding bodies specialising in Beauty and Complementary Therapy, Sport, Fitness and Hairdressing sectors. In 2011 ITEC awarded over 38,000 Certifications in over 38 countries.

CIDESCO

The world’s major international beauty therapy Association CIDESCO stands for Comité International d’Esthétique et de Cosmétologie.

Founded in 1946 with its Head Office in Zurich, Switzerland.

CIDESCO is represented by CIDESCO National Sections in 30 countries worldwide. The CIDESCO Diploma is the world’s most prestigious qualification in the field of Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy.

Since 1957 the CIDESCO qualification has set standards that have been imitated over the five continents of the globe.

There are over 230 CIDESCO schools around the world teaching to the internationally acclaimed CIDESCO standards leading to the CIDESCO Diploma.