I T E C The
International Therapy Examination Council
An Introduction to ITEC
ITEC is the premier International Awarding Organization for qualifications in
Hairdressing, Customer Service, Complementary Therapy and Sports & Fitness, A niche Awarding Organization which
offers a variety of exciting career pathways.
ITEC Head Quarters are based in London where our qualifications are accredited by the UK Government.
ITEC has been offering qualifications since 1947. As such we have a long and very strong history in the industry
and our qualifications are well respected by employers around the globe.
You can choose the traditional Hairdressing route or you may prefer to
specialize in Barbering
Alternatively there is also advanced hairdressing training to up skill
and develop your techniques further
Traditional Beauty Therapy or the specialism of Nail Technology and
In Complementary Therapy you may choose to study massage or broaden your
skills to offer Reflex and Aromatherapy
Some countries are now developing their own national standards - however, they may
still vary considerably in quality and content from country to country which can make it very difficult for
employers to ascertain the exact knowledge and skills achieved.
ITEC qualifications walk graduates into employment all over the world, due to the
rigid quality assurance and high standards underpinning the qualifications. This is a passport to an International
ITEC currently has centers registered in over 38 countries - in areas such as Africa,
The Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, however, no matter where you study an ITEC qualification the syllabus,
theoretical testing and practical assessment is always the same.
ITEC maintains standards and quality around the world that ensures employers get an
employee, who is ready and able to deal with the demands of working in industry