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Individual Student Insurance

Includes all membership benefits listed along with our comprehensive insurance package which is offered through Catlin Insurance (UK) Ltd outlined within the policy wording and explanatory booklet.

€37.00

€37.00

Includes all membership benefits listed along with our comprehensive insurance package which is offered through Catlin Insurance (UK) Ltd outlined within the policy wording and explanatory booklet.

Individual Student Insurance

Includes all membership benefits listed along with our comprehensive insurance package which is offered through Catlin Insurance (UK) Ltd outlined within the policy wording and explanatory booklet. Cover is for all the standard beauty treatments and is subject to the student limitation as found below and within the application form.

Important Student Cover Limitations

*Student Cover: for students' case study work, or for other work prior to qualification being obtained, relies on the following for cover to operate:

  1. You must be deemed competent to practice by your school and must not practice outside the scope of what you have been taught. Regular supervision and/or ongoing case consultation/review for such case studies must be in place.

  2. Students are to declare to clients/patients in advance that they are not fully qualified.

  3. You may charge a fee provided this is a modest amount and evidently lower than an experienced and qualified therapist would normally charge.


Acupressure
Alexander Technique
Alkaline Skin Wash
Aromatherapy and Blending Essential Oils for Retail
Alpha Hydroxy Acids Glycolic Acids
- less than 10% Unbuffered or less than 30% Buffered
Ayurvedic Facials
Baby Massage Instruction
Barbering, Shaving and Face Massage
Bleaching
Blend Epilation
Body Electrotherapy
Body Massage
Body Warming
Body Wraps
Bowen Technique
Bust Treatments
CACI Futuretec Cleansing
Cleansing
Colour Therapy
Cranial-Sacral Therapy
Crystal Therapy
Depilatory Creams
Ear Piercing - Lobe Only
Electrical Epilation - Diathermy, Galvanic and Blend
Electrical Epilation Probe / Tweezer
Electrical Slimming Toning Treatments
Electrical Treatment for Skin Improvement
Enlighten
Epil Pro
Esterified Aromatherapy and Blending
Essential Oils for Retail Ayurvedic Facials and Body Massage
Exercise
Exfoliation Techniques Facial
Eye Treatments - Shaping, Tinting, Perming, Eyelash Perming
Face and Body Painting
Face Masks
Facial Electrotherapy
Facial Massage
Facial Scrub
False Eyelashes
Faradic Muscle Toning
Flower Remedies
Foot Printing
Free Sound Wave
Fruit Acids
Galvanic Facial
Galvanic Cellulite Treatment
Group Exercise
Hair Shampooing, Cutting, Styling,Drying, Colouring, Permanent Waving and Hair Extensions only
Hopi Ear Candles
Hydrotherapy
Indian Head Massage
Individual Exercise
Infra Red
Kinesiology
Light Therapy
Lymphatic Drainage - Face and Body
Make-up
Manicure
Manual Exfoliation
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Manual Treatments for Cellulite
Manual Treatments for Skin Improvement
Manual Treatments for Stretch Marks
Massage
Mechanical Massage
Mendhi/Henna/Body Art
Metamorphic Technique
Microcurrent (body)
Microcurrent (face)
Microdermabrasion
Micro Epidermal Skin Abrasion
Nail Art
Nail Extensions
Nora Bode Oxyjet
Nutrition and Diet Advice given in connection with a Treatment
Oxygen Facials - excluding direct inhalation
Paraffin Wax Treatments
Pedicure Crystal Clear: Earth Oxygen
Reflexology
Reiki
Remedial Camouflage
Sauna
Self-Tanning Treatments
Shiatsu
Skin Peeling – basic Alpha Hydroxy Acids less than 10% Buffered.
Sound Wave Slimming and Toning
Spa Treatments
Sports Massage
Spray on Tanning
Stone Therapy
Steaming
Steam Cabinets Room
Stress Massage and Management
Sugaring - Strip and Paste
Swedish Body Massage
Student Case Studies under supervision and as described in the policy - Students to be named and a certificate will be issued
Tai Chi
Thai Massage (Acupressure)
Threading
Tuina
Toning Tables
Tooth Decoration
Tweezer Epilation
Ultrasound on Face + Body
Watsu
Waxing - Hot and Warm

*For all optional extensions taken client must have passed and completed an ABT accredited course and hold suitable prerequisites

The Advanced Skin Peeling extension is available for Beauty Therapists with the relevant basic experience and pre-requisites. This extension covers for 10-50% AHA glycolic peels or equivalent. (example: Glycolic acid is one of the alpha hydroxy acids (AHA)). An accredited ASP course must have been completed to qualify for this extension. Treatments must only be carried out by a trained practitioner holding a qualifying certificate who is either a Beauty Therapist with a minimum of a Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification, a nurse or a doctor.

The Advanced Piercing extension is designed for experienced piercers who have completed the Basic Course and wish to pierce the cartilaginous portion of the ear, nose or navel. An accredited advanced piercing course must have been completed to qualify for this extension.

The Advanced Electrolysis extension is designed for therapists that are already fully trained and experienced in basic electrolysis and have obtained the relevant A&P modules. Cover for the AE extension is for removal of skin tags, milia and thread veins. Other uses are available for insurance under this category, however GP referral may be required. An accredited AE course must have been completed to qualify for this extension

Including basic and advanced procedures for eyebrow, eyeline, camouflage scar tissue, lipline and blend. An accredited Micropigmentation Course must have been completed to qualify for this extension an meet local authority and ABT criteria

Needle sizes must not be longer than 1mm roller or 1.5mm stamp for facial treatments and 1.5mm for body treatments. An accredited Skin Needling course must have been completed to qualify for this extension and the applicant must hold a minimum of a level three (or equivalent) qualification.

An accredited Cryopen course must have been completed to qualify for this extension and the applicant must hold a minimum of a level two Beauty Qualification / A&P

As with Micropigmentation extension: Semi permanent makeup in this form is trained with the use of a specially designed blade over standard procedure. Practitioner must hold an ABT accredited provider training certificate and meet local authority minimum criteria.

Practitioner must hold Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification (or equivalent) have an accredited manufacturers training certificate Examples of this technology include the Caci LED facial platform. Machines must be used in line with manufacturer training, servicing intervals and comply with BS or EU standard.

Practitioner must hold Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification (or equivalent) have an accredited manufacturers training certificate Examples of this technology include the AES Geneo platform. Machines must be used in line with manufacturer training, servicing intervals and comply with BS or EU standard.

Dermaplaning - For the use as an exfoliative technique for skin surface and to remove fine hairs. Practitioner must hold an ABT accredited manufacturers training certificate and meet local authority criteria

To become a member of ABT you will need to have completed and passed a Beauty Therapy / Nail or Holistic Qualification to a Level 2 standard or equivalent.

National / International Qualifications include:

We accept all major training providers and awarding bodies as well as over 1,000 ABT accredited training courses.


We also have an accredited companies section with hundreds of private, individual and post graduate training providers on our website that allows you to search for specific training providers that have been accredited by ABT. If you are in doubt, just give us a call and we will be more than happy to advise you.

Insurance Benefits

We aim to provide you with an affordable insurance solution which includes cover to work from home, salon or any other safe location in Ireland or temporarily abroad (other than USA or Canada).

  • Up to €6.5 million Professional Treatment Risks Insurance should anything happen while you are performing a treatment or acting otherwise in your professional capacity
  • €6.5 million Public Liability should any accidents occur
  • €6.5 million Product Liability should there be any injury or loss arising from the products you supplied whether to your clients or up to certain limits on a retail basis also

In addition, we give you unlimited defence costs per claim with unlimited number of claims in a years.

Student Member Benefits
  • Industry Specific Insurance
  • Digital Irish Beauty Magazine
  • Bi Weekly Newsletter
  • Irishbeauty.ie Website
  • Exclusive Trade Show Entry
  • Membership Helpline
  • Interactive Demos
  • Worldwide Cover
  • Exclusive Member Discounts
  • Starter Pack
  • Marketing & Networking Solutions