Becoming an image consultant is an exciting career aspiration for many, and this dream can become a reality. If you are confident, driven, tactful and have a desire to help others, you may want to seriously consider becoming an image consultant.
Image consultants offer comprehensive guidance to their clients in terms of how to improve their image. Guidance can cover fashion, etiquette, voice coaching and many other subtle but integral pieces that make up one’s image.
In order to become an image consultant, It is not necessary to become certified; however, you may want to become certified to increase your perceived professionalism and to gain increased knowledge. There are numerous image consultant certifications available online. However, make sure to do your research to ensure that you’re getting certified by a knowledgeable and reputable organization. Start by contacting the Association of Image Consultants, who can offer guidance regarding which image certification courses are the most reputable and offer the most practical and usable training.
Becoming an image consultant or image professional can be a very rewarding experience, both financially and personally. Image consultants are one of the few people who are invited to help others improve their look. These improvements can lead to new relationships, promotions, and complete life changes.
Once you decide to become an image consultant, you’ll want to know how much image consultants charge. Rates can vary greatly. If you’re considering becoming a consultant, you may want to read my eye-opening guide, Consulting Fees: A Guide for Independent Consultants.