Tajmeel, Qatar’s International Beauty Academy, received its fifth accreditation from an international awarding body this month. The VTCT (Vocational Training Charity Trust) is an international accreditation body, now offering their qualifications in hair, beauty, and make-up at Tajmeel Academy. The Academy is the first and only to receive this prestigious accreditation in the MENA region.
The VTCT is the beauty industry’s oldest awarding body. They issue NVQ certificates (National Vocational Qualifications) and VRQ’s (Vocational Related Qualifications), which are both nationally and internationally recognized certificates. Both are equivalent, and vary according to the subject unit you are taking.
The beauty academy has also announced they will be offering new Hair & Media Make up Level 2 Diploma in September 2014 to start a pilot of one in many of their valuable qualifications.The addition of this diploma offers trainees a wider choice andis a confirmation that Tajmeel Academy is continuously developing to meet international requirements and standards.
“For Tajmeel, offering the VTCT certificates mean offering more choices for our trainees and ensuring that our institute is continuously developing and raising our standard. The new qualifications are challenging but will encourage our traineess to reach their full potential,” said Beverly Crowther, Principal at Tajmeel Academy.
Trainees are expected to apply and go through rigorous admissions process in line with the rest of the academy’s courses. Those interested in registering for the VTCT must have good English language skills and IT skills as the courses will have portfolio work & assessments to be completed online.
Tajmeel Academy accreditations include; International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) and City and Guilds Awards. In addition, Tajmeelis the only Academy in the Middle East that offers Comité International d’Esthétiqueet de Cosmétologie (CIDESCO) accreditation.