Hair and Beauty Industry Authority

Habia are the standards setting body for qualifications in the hairdressing, barbering, trichology, beauty, makeup, nails, wellbeing and holistic therapy and aesthetic industries. Qualifi work in partnership with Habia to provide qualification solutions to raise the industry standards both in the UK and Internationally.

Skills Active UK
Skills Active UK is the Sector Skills Council and Standard Setting Body for active leisure, learning and wellbeing. Skills Active encompass 5 sub-sectors: Sport & Recreation; Health & Fitness; The Outdoors; Playwork; Caravan industry. Each of the sub-sectors play an important role in the UK economy and lie at the heart of the agenda to improve community cohesion and promote healthy lifestyles
National Hair and Beauty Federation

National Hair and Beauty Federation is the UK’s largest trade association for hairdressing, barbering and beauty salon owners. They have over 75 years of experience and as a not-for-profit organisation supporting the industry and ensuring public confidence in the services provided by their members.

Federation of Awarding Bodies

The Federation of Awarding Bodies is the collective voice of the UK’s world-class qualifications and assessments industry. FAB members are committed to providing high-quality qualifications and assessments that recognise achievement, improve productivity, support social mobility and change lives.

UK Skills Partnerships

UK Skills Partnerships is a united group of technical and vocational education and training – (TVET) providers and suppliers, who in turn partner with the British Council, the Department for International Trade (DiT), the Association of Employment and Leaning Providers (AELP) and WorldskillsUK.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Building a stronger, greener future by fighting coronavirus, tackling climate change, unleashing innovation and making the UK a great place to work and do business. BEIS is a UK ministerial department, supported by 42 agencies and public bodies.

Good Salon Guide

The Good Training Guide is part of the Good Salon Guide and assesses and promotes high standards in training to help learners make the right decisions on where they will improve their skills and learn new ones. Qualifi centres have a special opportunity to be included in the Good Training Guide


Google online learning management platform. Educators are powerful people doing important, life-changing things. Canvas doesn’t get in the way of that—it just makes those important, life-changing things easier to do and easier to share. Canvas is available to Qualifi centres and learners.

Pure Learning Partnerships

Pure Learning Partnerships work closely with Qualifi to support new and existing Qualifi centres as the awarding organisation’s training provider for Assessor, IQA, Teacher, Training and Management qualifications.


NOCN are a leading educational charity that have partnered with Qualifi and have been formally approved to be the first End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) for the Level 3 Wellbeing and Holistic Therapist Apprenticeship Standard.

NOCN, specialists in End Point Assessment across numerous sectors worked with leading hair, beauty, wellness, and aesthetics Awarding Organisation Qualifi to develop the Level 3 Wellbeing and Holistic Therapist End Point Assessment.

The standard has been developed as the hair and beauty sector has seen demand continue to rise for lifestyle wellness, including para-medical, healthcare environments and businesses implementing wellbeing corporate responsibility. Successful apprentices will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to create, implement, and adapt tailored holistic and wellbeing experiences.


Insync offer award-winning beauty insurance that provides flexible and customisable cover for self-employed therapists, salon owners and more, so they will not pay for more cover than they need.

Qualifi has partnered with Insync to raise standards to reduce risks, allowing for further discounted insurance to all Qualifi centres and learners. For more information please visit:

Beauty Professionals Association

Beauty Professionals Association (BPRO) is a non-governmental voluntary professional organisation. BPRO is a membership association open to all the members of the beauty industry. BPRO is in a mission to eliminate the preconceived notions about the Beauty Profession with core values to educate, encourage, evolve, empower, embrace and excel 1 million Beauty Professionals in India and worldwide by 2027. Join BPRO to promote the Beauty profession as a top career choice. Beyond that, there are endless possibilities! Visit the BPRO portal.