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Guild Membership and Insurance

The Guild is the UK’s professional trade body for Beauty Therapists, Holistic Therapist, Nail Technicians, Hairdressers and Therapy Lecturers. Only qualified professionals can join the Guild, and membership shows your clients and colleagues that you are a true professional.


The Guild is the UK’s largest provider of insurance to the professional beauty industry. We have over 25 years of experience in protecting our members from claims made against them in the course of their businesses. Our insurance policy covers all the popular treatments and has been specifically constructed to meet the demands and needs of professional therapists whether they work in a salon, mobile or from home. See details of Guild Insurance services.


The Guild has five branches which cover the different segments of the professional beauty industry. Membership of each branch allows you to use of the appropriate initial letters after your name and have your details added to the appropriate Professional Register. The five membership branches, membership initials and professional registers are:

Branch Membership Initials Professional Register
The Guild of Beauty Therapists MGBT Register of Professional Beauty Therapists
The Guild of Holistic Therapists MGHT Register of Professional Holistic Therapists
The Guild of Nail Technicians MGNT Register of Professional Nail Technicians
The Guild of Hairdressers MGH Register of Professional Hairdressers
The Guild of Therapy Lecturers MGTL Register of Professional Therapy Lecturers

Depending on your qualifications, you can choose to join one or more of the different Guild branches to demonstrate your credentials and skills in whichever area of the industry you work. See more details about the Recognition and the Guild’s Professional Registers.

Who Can Join The Guild?

If you are a qualified Beauty Therapist, Holistic Therapist, Nail Technician, Hairdresser of Therapy Lecturer you can apply for Guild membership and insurance. We accept all nationally recognised qualifications that are on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF). These include, NVQs, SVQs, VTCT, ITEC, CIBTAC, CIDESCO, City & Guilds, Edexcel, SQA, IIHHT, IHBC etc. We also accept qualifications and certificates obtained from suppliers and private training schools that have been accredited by the Guild.

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