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Associateship of Society of Dyers and Colourists (ASDC) (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Associateship of Society of Dyers and Colourists (ASDC)
    United Kingdom
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    The award of an ASDC is covered in the Society of Dyers and Colourists Royal Charter, By-Laws and Rules and overseen by a competant body of members the Education and Qualificaitons Accreditation Board (EQAB). On completion of the qualification applicqants may apply to become Chartered Colourists (See seperate entry).

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    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:

    The qualificaiton is recognised as equivalent to a good honours degree. We are the only organisaiton in teh world able to offer this qualification.

    Additional information :


    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    This qualificaiton provides detail of a person's knowledge and vocational ability in many aspects of coloration.

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