This is the very start of your client journey with AIT, and we appreciate it. You will be allocated a dedicated member of the accreditation team once this application is complete to help guide you through and assist. Applications may take up to 28 days to gain approval, however can usually be processed much faster.Unfortunately not all applications are guaranteed to meet our high standards for accreditation, and in those cases, you will gain a full refund of your application fee.
Please select the number of different types of courses/qualifications you would like accrediting. For example: Manicure, Pedicure, Makeup and Lash Extensions would count as four.
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- Up to 3 courses €220
- Up to 10 courses €320
- Up to 15 courses €510
- Up to 20 courses €640
- Over 20 courses €760
We have kept it as simple as possible to apply for accreditation, all you need to do is complete the online form including tutor details and course details, and upload and send us copies of your lesson plans, teaching manuals for each course and copies of the certificates you will be issuing (for our records).
Payment of the appropriate fees for the number of courses you have selected will then be taken, and upon satisfactory receipt and acceptance of the above information, you will become AIT Accredited and your clients will be eligible for our membership and insurance packages.
*Please note the above pricing matrix is for the initial application. Once the initial accreditation is accepted, additional courses are priced as below. This means you must upload and/or send in all selected of courses at the same time as there is an additional charge for any courses sent in after the initial application. Additional courses after accreditation passed: €50 per course
For a training provider and their courses to be accredited by AIT, the course and the provider must pass strict criteria. It is important to remember that AIT Accreditation is used for internal insurance purposes only and is not a national framework or a recognised qualification; each body or company will have their own criteria. The purpose of accreditation is to determine whether a course is insurable by AIT. The main criteria that accreditors (AIT) will consider are:
- Is the company delivering an insurable course?
- Is the content suitable and do the course hours meet the industry standard?
- Is the trainer insured?
- Is the training being delivered by a teacher qualified to PTLLS or AET standard?
To be accredited by AIT, the answer to all these questions at time of application must be ‘yes’.