CIDESCO now mapped to Scottish Credit and Qualifications and European Qualifications Frameworks

By Sophie Nutt | 09 February 2018 | Launches, News

CIDESCO, known as ‘the world standard for beauty and spa therapy’, is now mapped to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

The Beauty Therapy Syllabus and Spa Therapy Syllabus is in line with the SCQF at Level 7/8, which corresponds to the EQF at Level 5.

The CIDECO syllabi for Beauty Therapy and Spa Therapy have been mapped for both the Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 7 and 8) and the Professional Development Award in Spa Therapies (Level 8) on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework. The components of each qualification have been officially certified and verified by the Scottish Qualifications Authority and Bell Farrell Consultants Ltd.

Speaking on the new developments, CIDESCO international president Anna-Cari Gund, says, “We are absolutely delighted to be mapped and levelled by the SQA and EQF. Being a global non-profit organisation, offering examinations in over 40 countries, this enables our international members to map their qualification levels to their national standards.

“This ensures they have received the highest standards of training in Beauty and Spa Therapy, giving peace of mind to our students, ensuring a career pathway.”

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