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Member School is available to any University Department, College or Private Training Provider offering training in Hair, Beauty, Nails or Spa to the Habia National Occupational Standards.

Habia Member Schools are entitled to a wide range of valuable benefits and a comprehensive Member Schools toolkit, including:

  • the use of the Habia Member School logo on stationery and marketing materials
  • Two free places to Habia Big Conversation events
  • A high quality Habia Member School wall plaque for display in your reception area
  • an annual A4 Habia Member School certificate
  • special access to the Member School section of the Habia website
  • free lineage entry on the Habia Member School website, and enhanced entries at discounted rates
  • First access to downloadable Habia documents
  • Habia News feature with a regular double-page spread of news and events of particular interest to Member Schools
  • 25% discount of Habia Skills Teams technical and product training for hair, beauty and nails
  • Discounted rates for Habia consultancy in selling skills, Health & Safety and Employment Law
  • Representation to government and its agencies
  • Promotional offers from Habia and the hair and beauty industry
  • Two free tickets to Habia Roadshow events
  • Upto 10% discount on training resources
  • 50 copies of the Habia careers leaflet
  • 10% off U2Learn when purchasing a full package
  • 15% off all products published by Habia
  • Free Habia Step by Step booklets - Cut and Colour training sessions.
To become a Habia Member School an organization must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered company
  • Have been established for a minimum of a year
  • Maintained centre approval with a recognized Awarding Organisation
  • o CIBTAC
  • o City & Guilds
  • o Edexcel, part of the Pearson Education Ltd
  • o ITEC
  • o SQA
  • o VTCT
  • o Other
  • Deliver recognized qualifications within the Hair and Beauty Sector on the QCF
  • Maintains an established learning or working environment which meets the standards set by Habia.
  • Be familiar with the Habia National Occupational Standards and Assessments Strategies (these are available on our website free of charge at
  • Signed the Member School Declaration and agreed to the Member School terms and conditions
To request more information or to become a Habia Member School please click here.