NCEA Certified – National Credential Overview
NCEA Certified is the national credential awarded to a skin care professional that has met the competency standards as set-forth by NCEA. It represents the highest skin care credential available in the United States and adherence to the code of ethics of the profession.
The path to becoming NCEA Certified begins with knowing if you meet the candidate requirements. Complete the application with supporting documents, and submit for verification. Prepare for and take the Certification Exam. This entire program can be completed in as little as 4-6 weeks.
STEP 1 – Purchase of the Training Manual and completion of the Candidate Application requirements.
STEP 2 – Once your Candidate Application is verified, you are then provided with the Authorization-to-Test (ATT)
STEP 3 – You will call our Candidate Services Call Center and schedule your exam within 15 days of receipt of your ATT. You must schedule and take your exam within 90 days.
As part of completing your application you will study with the Training Manual which helps you to review your knowledge in preparation for the exam. The Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB) outlines the exam content, and provides some sample questions. To further assist you, NCEA Approved Training Facilities and NCEA Trainers may offer the Certification Prep Class and Testing in your area.