Entry Requirements

Version: August 2016
If you want to register as IHR practitioner (hypnotherapist, hypnosiscoach) you have to meet the entry requirements.
Click here for the overview on exceptions and exemptions on the entry requirements
Click here for the grandfathering & transitional period African continent
Click here for the flowchart entry audit IHR practitioners
1. Background auditAssociateFull
1.1. Proof of no criminal record (letter of good conduct, police clearance or equal)yesyes
1.2. General letters (2x) of recommendation, issued by any third party, not family or employeryesno
1.3. Letters (2x) of recommendation, issued by clientsnoyes
2. Identification audit
2.1. Completed online application formyesyes
2.2. Proof of company registration | or own statement 'not connected to a company, working for own risk & account'
2.3. Proof valid liability insurance policyoptionalyes
3. Experience audit (*)
3.1. Current scope related curriculum vitaeyesyes
3.2. OR: More than 2 year experience + ( ≥ 30 client assignments or € 7.500,- scope related turn-over )
Note: include own statement in your personal registration file
3.2. OR: Less than 2 year experience + ( ≥ 40 client assignments or € 10.000 scope related turn-over )
Note: include own statement in your personal registration file
4. Education | Training audit (*) (**)
4.1. Proof of prior education & training
4.1.1. Minimum middle level education or demonstrable and verifiable simular thinking, knowledge and working level
4.2. Scope & (sub)types related accredited professional training.
4.2.1. For all IHR practitioners: required
5. Knowledge test (exam) (*) (**)
5.1. Knowledge test (theory only).
5.1.1. For all IHR practitioners
Note: the knowledge test is compulsory up from January 2017.
6. Skills test (exam) (*)
6.1. Skills test
6.1.1. For all IHR practitioners: included in the professional basic training course
If you have over 12 years of verifiable scope related experience:
Contact office operations to discuss possible exemptions and the individual entry audit.
Exemptions can be granted for education, knowledge test, skills test.
If you did not complete accredited education, training and knowledge tests however you did complete comparable programs and tests you can have your individual curriculum examined. Individual curriculum accreditation is possible. Based on your curriculum you might be exempt for the regular accredited training and tests or you will get partial exemptions. Contact office operations to discuss the options.