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This page provides information about one of the associations that has a role in governing standards for related PamperPad businesses.



"Habia is the government appointed Sector Skills Council (SSC) and industry authority for hair, beauty, nails, spa therapy, barbering and African type hair.

We are part of the SkillsActive Group, licensed by the UK Government as the Sector Skills Council for active sport, leisure and wellbeing, including the sport, fitness, outdoor activities, playwork, caravan and hair and beauty sectors.

Habia's role is to create the standards that form the basis of all qualifications in hair and beauty including NVQs, SVQs, Apprenticeships, and Foundation degrees, as well as industry codes of practice.

A central point of contact for information, Habia provides guidance on careers, business development, legislation, salon safety and equal opportunities and is responsible to government on industry issues such as training and skills. Habia is a not for profit organisation."

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