THE CERTIFICATION OF HAIRCOLORISTS HAS LONG BEEN A VISION OF MANY PROFESSIONALS IN OUR INDUSTRY. OUR GOAL IS TO ESTABLISH A STANDARD BY WHICH TO JUDGE COMPETENCE AND TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE LEVEL OF EXCELLENCE ACHIEVED IN HAIRCOLOR, THUS CREATING CREDIBILITY IN THE EYES OF THE CONSUMER.
The Board of Certified Haircolorists is dedicated to:
The title "Board Certified Haircolorist" will set qualified individuals apart from the masses and establish a higher level of professionalism and credibility for the consumer.
As in all professions, the consumer will seek out those certified for their expert knowledge and service excellence.
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Please note: This is only a sample of one section of the complete assessment. You must complete all three (3) areas to become board certified. The actual written assessment consists of 150 questions and you will be given 180 minutes to complete them
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It is never too late
"I became certified in 2007. I was 59 years old. And it was a very humble experience. I studied very hard...."
Just needed CEU credits
"After learning about it at an Ohio hair show (I needed all the CEU hours that year).
I wasn’t much..."
Prove it to yourself
"After my 90 day probation period at my first salon out of school, I was called into my managers' office...."
"Going through the certification process has been the single most influential thing I have done for my..."
"As a board-certified hair colorist, it has made me feel more confident and more professional hair colorist!..."
Turn your color game up
"I knew nothing about Board Certification until one of my coworkers told me about it. We studied hard..."
Increased my business 30%
"I was a busy stylist before I became Board Certified in 2007, and my color services increased by 30%..."