In this part-time online Image Consultant Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for image consulting and getting started in a career as a professional image consultant. In this course, you will also learn about topics related to becoming a stylist – including how to become a personal stylist and how to become a fashion stylist.
Become an Image Consultant
You will learn: what an image consultant does and how to do image consultations, how to develop your skills to succeed in an image consulting career, how to get hired for a job as an image consultant, and how to start your own image consulting business and get clients.
What Happens in the Image Consultant Certificate Course
The Image Consultant Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become an Image Consultant). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time Image Consultant Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Image Consultant Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
The Image Consultant Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Image Consultant Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College. If you’re interested in learning about how to become a stylist, this course also contains information about becoming a stylist – including how to become a personal stylist and how to become a fashion stylist. Topics covered in the Image Consultant Certificate Course include the following:
Introduction to Image Consulting
- The Importance of Image
- What Image Is
- Image Consulting as a Profession
Areas of Expertise
- Visual Appearance
- Communication and Behavior
- Corporate Image
How to Do Image Consultations
- Preliminary Consultation
- Client Questionnaires
- Observing and Evaluating Your Client
- Creating an Action Plan and Budget
- How to Do a Total Image Consultation
- Wardrobe Consultations
- Communication and Etiquette
- Corporate Consultations
- Working with Strategic Partners
Developing Your Skills
- Your Own Image
- Skills You Need to Succeed
- Ways to Learn Image Consulting Skills
- Related Work Experience
Starting an Image Consulting Business
- Getting Started
- Setting Up Your Office
- Equipment and Supplies
- Employees and Contractors
- Setting Your Fees
- Getting Paid
- Client Contracts
- Your Target Markets
- Individuals Who Want a Change
- Promotional Tools
- Marketing Techniques
- Getting Referrals from Other Businesses
- Getting Free Publicity
What Is Included in the Image Consultant Certificate Course
This all-inclusive Image Consultant Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Image Consultant Certificate Course
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2020-2021 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Image Consultants for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Image Consultant Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
- Textbook: FabJob Guide to Become an Image Consultant (e-book edition)
Thanks to your guide I am able to start my own business as an image consultant. I am excited about my new career. Now, instead of just being a stay-at-home mother, I am a business-owner as well.” – Cassandra Wilson, Jackson, Missippi
Register for the Image Consultant Certificate Course
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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from almost 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.
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How Much Does an Image Consultant Make?
Image consultants typically earn at least $50 per hour, while those who offer corporate training programs can earn up to thousands of dollars per day. Some image consultants earn up to $200,000 per year due to their skills in corporate training and executive coaching.
What Does an Image Consultant Do?
As an image consultant, you can give people advice that will help them achieve what they want – whether it is to get a new job, to make a good impression, or simply to feel good about themselves. To help people make a better impression, you might give feedback and help them improve their overall image, specific aspects of their physical appearance (wardrobe, colors, hairstyle, etc.), or their vocal or non-verbal communication. You might work with women who want a new look, beauty pageant contestants, lawyers and their clients, cancer survivors, television personalities, transgender individuals, spouses of executives, politicians, or singles seeking a partner.
How Do I Become an Image Consultant?
Earning a certificate as an image consultant will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional image consultant. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Image Consultant Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Image Consultant Certificate Course you will earn certification as an image consultant and learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional image consultant. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.