Accreditation & FAQ's

FAQ's

Is the Holistic Training Courses diploma enough to get a job?

Many owners of Holistic and Beauty rooms, nail bars and spas are aware of our excellent reputation and are happy to employ therapists holding our diploma. Every year hundreds of spas/ salons send their therapists to us for training.

 

Can I get Insurance after the course?

Holistic Courses

Our Holistic courses are recognised by all the leading industry associations such as These courses are accredited and recognised by The Guild of Professional Beauty and Holistic Therapists (The Guild), Professional Beauty, Balens and Towergate Health and Beauty and are usually accepted by many others. Our CPD courses are available for the professional massage therapist or for the complete beginner. All professional bodies award one day courses various amounts of CPD points, on average FHT & Embody award 5 - 10 points and the beauty and holistic guild award approx 15 points. Please check with your association to confirm CPD points.This enables you to arrange inexpensive insurance via these bodies or your existing insurance company.

Our courses may be recognised and accepted by the FHT if you hold the correct pre-requisites and your existing qualifications meet the standards required. Please check with the FHT membership and insurance department (on 023 8062 4350) for confirmation before booking your place.

The FHT offers comprehensive insurance and membership for students and qualified therapists. For more details please visit (www.fht.org.uk or call 023 8062 4350).

 

ITEC Courses

Itec is an internationally recognized training qualification allowing you to work around the world. You will have the opportunity to join the industries associations that provide newsletters, insurance and other benefits to members. Our Itec courses are recognised by Babtac, CTHA, FHT, Guild of Professional Beauty and Holistic Therapists (The Guild), Balens, Professional Beauty and Towergate Health and Beauty. Insurance can also be obtained in other countries should you live abroad or be moving to another country.

 

Beauty Courses

You will have the opportunity to join the industries associations The Guild of Professional Beauty and Holistic Therapists (The Guild), Professional Beauty, Balens and Towergate Health and Beauty and are usually accepted by many others. Our CPD courses are available for the professional massage therapist or for the complete beginner. All professional bodies award one day courses various amounts of CPD points, on average FHT & Embody award 5 - 10 points and the beauty and holistic guild award approx 15 points. Please check with your association to confirm CPD points.

Our courses may be recognised and accepted by the FHT if you hold the correct pre-requisites and your existing qualifications meet the standards required. Please check with the FHT membership and insurance department (on 023 8062 4350) for confirmation before booking your place.

The FHT offers comprehensive insurance and membership for students and qualified therapists. For more details please visit (www.fht.org.uk or call 023 8062 4350).

 

Are the course lecturers fully qualified?

Our lecturers hold teaching qualifications and have professional qualifications in all the subject areas that they teach.

 

How much is the course deposit and when is the balance due?

Course deposits vary for each course, please visit your chosen course page where you can pay your deposit which is required to secure a place on one our courses.

The remaining balance is due 14 days before commencement of the course and is payable to your course tutor.

 

What happens if I fail an assessment - do I have to pay again?

No - retakes are completely free of charge, with the same tutor.

Please note: Should you need to attend a training course for a third time then fees are payable in full again.

 

Why are the courses so much shorter than at colleges of further education?

- Fast-track training with small groups of student�s who really want to learn, enables a more effective and speedier learning process.

- We cover the essential theory for safety & hygiene reasons, but most of the training is practical with full training manuals and Anatomy and Physiology provided to enhance your learning.

- It is recommended that at home you undertake further study by reading your manual and/or recommended text books which you would otherwise do during your college time.

 

Will I get plenty of practice on the course?

Yes � you will work on your co students and if necessary based on numbers booked to attend the training day a model can be brought along or we can usually arrange for a model for you to work on. You will also be expected to experience treatments from fellow students.

 

What time do the courses start and finish?

Registration is 15 minutes before the start of the course. Times are approximate and we cannot be held responsible for any missed travel arrangements due to a class finishing slightly later than 3.30 or 5.00pm

 

What should I wear to the course?

We do not insist that you wear a uniform, Clothing should be comfortable with short sleeves or sleeves that can be rolled up and a cardigan is useful.

Jewellery (except wedding rings) must be removed, so for safekeeping we recommend that you leave most jewellery at home.

Hair must be secured away from the face. If working over the face, please remove make up before the training course starts. Nails should be short, without varnish or extensions.

If you are due to attend any of the following courses: Eyelash Tinting/perming/ Eyelash Extensions/Semi Permanent Mascara or Fast Lashes training courses, please arrive without any eye make up on and without eyelash extensions in place. (You should ideally have these removed if in place or arrange for a model to attend the course with you, so that other students can work) Please also advise immediately if you have had and eye infection recently or Laser Eye surgery within the last two months or are due to have Laser Eye Surgery.

 

What happens if I have to cancel or postpone my course?

Deposits and course payments are non refundable and non transferable. Failure to attend a confirmed course will result in the loss of all payments made for that course.

 

I live a long way from the college - where will I stay?

Please let us know in advance and we can send you a list detailing local accommodation. It will provide information on Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and hotels within 5 - 25 minutes walking distance.

 

I have special needs. Will I be able to take the course?

Please contact us prior to your course to discuss your needs and we will do our utmost to help you gain your qualifications. Most of our training venues have disabled access.

 

English is not my first language. Will I be able to take the course?

If English is not your first language and you feel that you may have difficulties understanding parts of the course, please discuss this with us prior to the course so that we can help to make it as beneficial as possible for you.

 

Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure the information contained in this site is accurate. However, the publishers can accept no responsibility for any errors or omissions. This site contains a number of external links the inclusion of which does not signify any endorsement. Holistic Training Courses is not responsible for the contents of such sites, or any links contained within them.

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