School Information - Certificate Of Qualification Exams

Information for Schools

Thank you for your interest in booking an examination for your students at your school.  We look forward to promoting and facilitating the certification of all Cosmetology Professionals and the Certificate Of Qualification.

School Exam Registration Instructions

  1. Exam dates should be booked a minimum of one (1) month prior to the preferred exam date.
    • If an interpreter is needed, please inform the exam department at the time of booking the exam.
  2. Exams must have a minimum of eight (8) confirmed participants to be held on your premises.
    • Some exceptions can be made if the exam is open to the public.
  3. Please ensure you have the current Exam Application Form and Exam Instructions to properly register your students and prepare them for the examination (see Links).
  4. It would benefit your students to have their student membership at the beginning of their studies as this will allow them to go to the distributors for their professional products and attend educational events at a reduced cost.
  5. ALL Exam Applications MUST be received with full payment by 5 pm at least one (1) week prior to the scheduled examination.
    • Exam Applications must be filled out clearly and in full with the participant’s legal name and email address.
    • If the Exam Applications are not received by the cut of time, the exam will be cancelled.
    • No exams will be booked without full payment.
  6. Please ensure that your students are prepared for the examination with:
    • Models that meet the requirements for the examination
      • Models may not ever have been in the Cosmetology Industry (Hair, Esthetics, or Nails)
    • Only professional products 
  7. If you require the results of the examination to be sent to the school, please contact the exam department prior to the exam regarding the cut off date (no less than one (1) week after the exam) by which you need the marks.

As always, BeautyCouncil thanks you for your continued support as well as your time and attention to these matters.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at