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HITO April Newsletter

9th April 2021

  Apprentice Boost extended Employers receiving support from the Government’s Apprentice Boost programme will be able to receive payments until August 2022 for apprentices in their first 24 months of training. Apprentices must be progressing through their qualification for the employer to…

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2019-20 Worldskills Hong Kong Competitions (Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing)

9th April 2021

The Beauty Therapy in WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition (WHK_BE) 2019/20 was successfully conducted on 19 September 2020.  Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, it was the first time in which online assessment was introduced into the WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition.  …

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Spa and Wellness Japan Assn attends Beauty and Wellness Research Institute seminar

9th April 2021

Several members of the Spa and Wellness Japan Association showed their support at the newly opened Beauty and Wellness Research Institute by participating at the 3rd Public Seminar held remotely last January 7th at the research facility in Yokohama City…

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NEW Infection Control Standards Course

23rd February 2021

An International Initiative PAN001: PANDEMIC INFECTION CONTROL PROGRAM SUPPORTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AND INFECTION CONTROL CHARTER IPSN is please to introduce a self-regulation initiative that aims at uniting our global professional community through evidence-based infection control standards with the…

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TPQI News and Activities

23rd February 2021

  Infection Control Skill set and Beauty Business In response to COVID-19, TPQI developed an infection control skill set and supported accredited hairdressing, hospitality, and aged care assessment centers to practice safe infection control procedures. TPQI Director General, Noppadol Piyatrapoomi,…

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Welcome Thailand!

2nd February 2021

The IPSN would like to extend a very warm welcome to our newest member, Thailand Professional Qualification Institute (TPQI) and Board Member Ms. Worachanatip Janthanu.  

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What’s happening in New Zealand in 2021?

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Award of Honor recipient for New Zealand, David Shields

21st November 2019

Started hairdressing in New Plymouth 1995 – his second apprenticeship after having completed and working as a fully trained saddler. Served on the Committee of the Taranaki Hairdressing Association. Represented New Zealand at World Cup Hairdressing in Tokyo before moving…

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Award of Honor receipient for Hong Kong, Joseph Ho Shui-Chung

21st November 2019

Mr Joseph HO Shiu-Chung is the Managing Director of Zenith Cosmetics Trading Co Ltd. He was the immediate past Chairman of the Cosmetic & Perfumery Association of Hong Kong Ltd (CPAHK), a leading trade association in cosmetics and beauty industry…

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Success stories of 3 graduates: Traineeship Scheme in Services Industries of VTC (source: MingPao Jump in June 2018)

21st November 2019

(Chinese topic: 開「剪」事業第一步,參加美容及美髮業見習員訓練-興趣變事業) Key highlights After obtained ipsn qualifications, two of the graduates (Andy and Reiko) successfully joined the Working Holiday Scheme and took up short term employments as Junior Hairdresser and Junior Beautician in Melbourne, Australia respectively.   Dicky’s…

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