Growing number of Educators gain ABT Online Accreditation

ABT Online Accredited LogoAn increasing number of educators in the UK are gaining Online Accreditation from ABT to deliver their beauty and hair training courses online. 

ABT introduced Digital Accreditation to support beauty and hair educators during the Covid-19 lockdown period and following numerous requests regarding distance learning from their ABT Accredited Training Providers.

You can find a list of educators who have achieved ABT Online Accreditation here.

Commenting on the introduction of ABT Online Accreditation, ABT's Accreditation Manager, Tamzin Horton, says:

“At ABT, we know how important it is to work together during these difficult times, and therefore as an accredited member, we would like to extend the offer for a short period of time for you to be able to deliver your courses, and assessments, via the internet – Skype, Facetime, Zoom or similar. 
“Regarding your courses, these can be taught through live sessions and assessments can also be done in this way. Currently these must be live sessions and not recordings. 

“ABT will endeavour to be considerate to all different situations so that we can best assist our accredited course providers without compromising standards.

“This will exclude advanced training such as, but not limited to: Laser/IPL, microblading/pigmentation, peels, ear piercing, electricals, skin needling, HIFU, LED, RF, Dermaplaning.”

ABT will be charging a reduced fee to of £30 per course to amend your accreditation to include distance learning for current accredited courses. You must inform ABT of your intent to do this and how you will manage the situation. Any new courses added to your accreditation do come at a moderate price of £40 per course. The new terms came into effect on the 1st October 2019 and the new charge is in force / applicable to all new courses added, regardless of your join date from 1st April 2020.

"Please email the course names you are going to offer remotely, and the tutors names who will be offering this service. Please email these details to accreditation@abtinsurance.ie.

Tamzin adds: “ABT are still very much open for business so if you have any queries regarding delivery of our services at the current time please do not hesitate to contact us on 01789 773434 from a mobile, live chat at www.abtinsurance.co.uk or email info@abtinsurance.co.uk.

“We appreciate your business and you are a very valued customer, so please stay safe and keep well, and visit  www.gov.co.uk for the latest guidelines and information on COVID-19.”

Published: 1.6.2020