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Professional Standards for Therapists (On-Line)



Professional therapists are required to comply with all relevant legislation affecting their businesses and must act professionally at all times towards clients and fellow practitioners. Professional therapists are responsible for the health and safety of their clients and themselves. They must also abide by a strict code of ethics as laid down by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.

The GTi course in Professional Standards for Therapists covers all the essential legislation and professional ethics required for working in the industry as specified in the National Occupational Standards for level 2 and 3 treatments in beauty, nails and holistic therapy. This course is a pre-requisite for many practical treatment courses and is highly recommended in support of professional membership and development through the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.

As a Professional therapist, you will need to comply with any new legislation that is introduced, and be aware of any changes that are made to existing legislation. Once you have completed the Professional Standards for Therapists course, you will continue to receive updates of any changes to UK legislation that will affect your business.

Professional Standards for Therapists has been accredited by the Guild for Continuing Professional Development and is worth 10 CPD points.

Modules Covered:

Health and Safety, Essential Legislation, Hygiene and Sanitation, Preventing Infection, Personal Appearance & Professionalism, Consultation, Insurance and Membership & Professional Membership & Ethics.


Course Accreditation: Guild of Beauty Therapists

Course Type: Theory

Theory Hours: completed online at your own pace

CPD Points: 10

Certificate Type: GTi Award

(All modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi certificate in Professional Standards For Therapists.)

Entry Requirements/prerequisites: None

Additional Information: Once you have completed the course, you will receive a downloadable manual of all the information from the course as well as a GTi certificate in Marketing Your Business