What is EHC

 

The European Hairdressing Certificate is a common high standard that ensures a good reputation for the sector. It is also a common language for hairdressers and the basis for developing training systems.

The European Hairdressing Certificate is based on the following three levels:

Level A  The national training and qualification system

Level B  The European Hairdressing Certificate that meets European standards for the qualification of hairdressers. These standards do not replace national standards, but ensure that your national standards meet European standards.

Level C  European management level C for qualifying as a European entrepreneur based on the European Hairdressing Certificate. These management standards also do not replace national standards, but ensure that your national standards meet European management standards and can be accepted as such.

 

What is in it for you?


The European Hairdressing Certificate is launched to create a common top quality training system intended to give hairdressing an even higher ranking in the EU and at national level provide a basis for common developments and increasing income for the sector. With a Level B Hairstylist certificate, employees who work abroad or live and work in border regions can demonstrate their knowledge and skills to the employer. With the Level C Salon Management certificate, entrepreneurs can open their own salon abroad.


Only you, as social partner, are able to decide in your own country how and to whom you grant the European Certificate.
 

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Why EHC

All European countries have their own national systems for the education and qualification of hairdressers and entrepreneurs. Already some years ago, European social partners for hairdressing launched the idea of developing a European Hairdressing Certificate in order to create a common top quality training system, which should give hairdressing an even higher ranking in the EU and at national level provide a basis for common developments and increasing income for the sector. We have the great pleasure of informing you that the ’European Hairdressing Certificate (EHC)’ will be launched on 1 January 2013!

Social partners can receive a license for introducing the European Hairdressing Certificate in their country. You are only a few steps away from receiving this license and then you can join Europe’s best hairdressers. This letter will show you how simple it can be!

 

ENGLISH - Signed agreement - Hairdressing Certificates 18 June 2009

DEUTSCH - Signed agreement - Hairdressing Certificates 18 June 2009

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FRANCAIS - Signed agreement - Hairdressing Certificates 18 June 2009



 

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