Online Class: Image Consultant

no certificate
- OR -
with CEU Certificate*
Start Right Now!
Taking multiple courses? Save with our platinum program.

Course Description

An Image Consultant can be a generalist who is open to helping clients in many different areas or has a niche or two that defines the consultant's expertise.  Image Consultants seek to meet needs in the area where they live, choose a specific niche for themselves and move to an area where those clients reside, or does a bit of both and is open to travel.

An Image Consultant might focus on a person's wardrobe, skin care, grooming and hygiene, etiquette and manners, life coaching, corporate skills, small businesses, dating, modeling, hair, nails and make-up, or any number of specific skills that a client is searching for to build a more positive and successful image.  This is a business that has no limits, is international in scope, offers hope to everyone and where the client pool is unending.

Starting your own business or joining an image consulting business that is already up and running offer each person a way to find a place to begin.  This business can be run out of your home, in a small office or with another expert who has a business in a similar field like a beautician, exercise studio, a boutique, or in a corporation.  To find some success in this career it is important to get good training, join a professional association, develop a business plan and write down your goals and how you intend to reach them. 

This class offers specific guidance in each of these and explains the basics to help you take that first step.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Understand What Makes Up An Image Before You Can Change It

Lesson 2: The Impact of the Image

Lesson 3: The History of Image

Lesson 4: Image in Today’s World

Lesson 5: You are Taking Steps in the Development of a Career

Lesson 6: Developing Skills to Become an Image Consultant

Lesson 7: Finding your Niche

Lesson 8: Starting an Image Consultation Business

Lesson 9: Why I Need a Business Plan

Lesson 10: Clientele

Lesson 11: Training Staff

Lesson 12: Keeping Up On Trends

Lesson 13: Setting Goals

Lesson 14: Expanding into New Arenas

Course Materials

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Grading Policy

Several lessons will be accompanied by a written assignment and a brief quiz  . Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what an Image Consultant is.
  • Know the history of image.
  • Identify image in today’s world.
  • Know skills needed to become a successful image consultant.
  • Identify your niche.
  • Identify the steps required to start an image consultation business.
  • Define a business plan.
  • Identify clientele.
  • Determine ways to train staff staff, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction1
Lesson 1 Assignment2
Exam 110
Lesson 2 Assignment2
Exam 210
Lesson 3 Assignment2
Exam 310
Lesson 4 Assignment2
Exam 410
Lesson 5 Assignment2
Exam 510
Lesson 6 Assignment2
Exam 610
Lesson 7 Assignment2
Exam 710
Lesson 8 Assignment2
Exam 810
Lesson 9 Assignment2
Exam 910
Lesson 10 Assignment2
Exam 1010
Lesson 11 Assignment2
Exam 1110
Lesson 12 Assignment1
Exam 1210
Exam 1310
Exam 1410
The Final Exam70
Total Points:234

Related Articles