Name of qualification Apiterapevt/apiterapevtkaAdd to comparison [1]
Translated title (no legal status) Apitherapist
Type of qualification Nacionalna poklicna kvalifikacija, SOK raven 6
Category of qualification Poklicna kvalifikacija
ISCED field Field
Transport, varnost, gostinstvo in turizem, osebne storitve
ISCED subfield subfield frizerske in druge lepotilne storitve
Qualification level


The candidate is able to:

  • plan, organize and carry out work in the work environment in accordance with the authorizations and quality standards of work in the field of apitherapy
  • manage business and administrative processes in the field of apitherapy
  • communicate with clients, experts and representatives of professional institutions, taking into account business etiquette
  • process, analyze and interpret data for monitoring business decisions in the field of apitherapy using modern information and communication technology
  • manage resources economically: equipment, materials, energy and time
  • to ensure one's own safety, the safety of clients or users of apitherapy services and to protect the environment
  • use primary bee products
  • to make preparations for apitherapy
  • advise clients on the use of bee products and products to maintain and enhance health
  • perform a massage with honey
  • allow customers to release bee air from the hive
  • provide first aid to clients in the event of bee stings and other health complications within the activity

Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here [2].


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.


  • Practical examination with oral defense.
  • The candidate provides the model for the practical demonstration of the service during the examination.

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.