A comprehensive range of Beauty Therapy courses including fast track Level 2 and Level 3 specialist courses.
Our full list of Beauty Therapy courses are available on the right hand panel of this page.
Today’s beauty salon clients expect the best. We believe that to excel in any course offered, you cannot be rushed. Anything less than our guided course delivery days would not give you the time needed to be able to digest all the skills required to excel in your chosen course and gain your professional and recognised qualification.
Clients want to be advised and treated by fully trained and qualified therapists.
Over the days on your selected course you will be able to take on board all the information that is needed to gain the most benefit in what is a very intense and thorough course. In order to achieve excellence in these very demanding skills it is essential that as much training as is possible is gained.
Only by doing this will you achieve a high standard of the skills necessary to offer a professional service to your clients with complete confidence that will set you above the rest of the competition in what is a very competitive area of this industry.
If you are looking to start a career within the beauty industry and want to work from home, mobile or wish to open your own beauty business there are two options available for you.
Option 1) – Once you have successfully completed your Academy of Beauty training course, you will receive your certificate issued by Academy of Beauty Training which is approved by leading Beauty Insurance companies together with FREE Beauty Insurance that enables you to open your own business. This not only demonstrates your commitment to the training, but also allows you to obtain Public Liability insurance so you can start offering treatments to paying clients from your home, as a mobile therapist or from your business premises.
Option 2) – You can also choose to work towards a VTCT* or CIBTAC awarding body qualification. All three methods of delivery on all our courses ranging from Academy of Beauty Training or a certificate from an awarding bodies receives the same delivery of your practical course contents. The difference is that there is additional home work to complete and exams to sit for your certificate from awarding bodies. (see below).
If you wish to have a qualification from an awarding Body such as CIBTAC or VTCT you can work towards this qualification during your course. We can enrol you onto a CIBTAC or VTCT course. Accredited qualifications by awarding bodies requires an additional cost to enrol and to be assessed by the awarding body by sitting both written and practical exams to complete the qualification. You will receive your Academy of Beauty Training Certificate on completion of your course to be able to work within the industry while awaiting your certificate to be processed from the awarding bodies which can take up to 12 weeks.
Additional work required to complete this qualification
Aside from your practical training, your course also involves building your portfolio, home-study and assessments as required by the awarding body who require both written and practical coursework to be submitted and marked by an awarding body assessor, before you can be progressed to the assessment stage. At the time of booking and paying for your qualification, you will be sent your study materials (including: workbooks; Student Study Guide; Practical Assignment document; revision notes and a (Student Handbook) to get you started with your course work. As you complete your practical training, you can begin working on your assignments. You will require Kits, products/tools to enable you to complete your practical case studies, coursework, assessments and practical treatments are needed to achieve the qualification.
Our internationally recognised CIBTAC or VTCTLevel 2, 3 and Level 4 in Laser and IPL treatments
This is for learners looking to gain the highest qualification or those who seek employment in these sectors, compared to being self-employed, and these may influence which training route is best for you, enabling you to gain employment in positions as a beauty therapist ranging from working in spas to cruise ships, as employers value accredited qualifications as they demonstrate the therapist’s competence to achieve a recognised beauty training award that complies with industry Level standards.
Important information to know before you start your VTCT or CIBTAC course
Kits are required towards coursework and assessments; these are NOT included in the price of your course.
Students must not have received any cosmetic procedures to include dermal fillers, Botox or microblading within the 12 weeks prior to the training days – On your Manicure & Pedicure training days you will be required to remove any nail extensions/gel polish from fingers and toe nails before attending the training. For the Waxing training day, you will be required to give and receive waxing treatments to all areas covered by the course so should allow hair growth to a minimum of 0.5cm before the training day. Whilst you are perfecting your practical skills during training, you will also be formulating your theoretical knowledge with our comprehensive study material, also answering written questions in your workbooks to submit as course work.
You will also be practicing the skills that you have learnt at our training centre on models at home (family/friends) and gradually building a portfolio of treatments to submit as your practical coursework. Our assessment process will ensure that the skills you are learning, and the techniques required for treatments are at a satisfactory industry level, by giving attention to detail for each treatment and achieving the skills learnt during your practical training.
This exciting course is hands-on and provides you with in-depth detail on a range of beauty treatments and it is designed to prepare you to begin your career within the industry. The qualification not only provides you with extensive career opportunities, it is also internationally recognized and demonstrates your ability to work to an industry-standard level of practice.
*VTCT qualifications coming soon, enquire for details.