CIDESCO (Comite' International d'Esthetique et de Cosmetologie) represents and promotes the highest professional standards of Beauty Therapy in the World. Founded in 1946 in Brussels the Headquarters of CIDESCO is now in Zurich and upholds World Standards for beauty therapy training and professional skills. The Oxford International College of Beauty is one of 11 schools in the United Kingdom teaching the highly coveted CIDESCO qualification, and was awarded accreditation in 2004.
College Principal Erika Oswin plays an active role in publicising CIDESCO in the UK. Erika is Vice President of CIDESCO Schools Section B (GB) which continues to encourage growth and development of the CIDESCO qualification. Students graduating with a CIDESCO Diploma are guaranteed employment in many of the World's leading Spas and Salons.