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Helpful Pointers Towards Your New Beauty Career

Which nail coursetrains me to provide the most popular paying treatments?

If you want to work from home or mobile, the ProfessionalDiploma in Nail Technology is a great starting point. This course covers all the popular nailtreatments such as manicure & pedicure, UV gel, acrylic and fibreglass nailextensions and nail art. You can set upyour own profitable nail business with a very small investment.

I love make-up – I amalways doing free treatments on my friends.Can I earn money doing this?

Yes! Our completemake-up artist is great for both beginners and those with a passion formake-up. Don’t spend your time givingfree treatments when you can earn a great income. This course will enable you to set up yourown make-up business. One of the mostdemanded services is bridal make-up, you will learn traditional, vintage andmodern looks enabling you to cater for all requirements. Smokey eyes for a dramatic glamour look andstrip/ lashes are also included in this course.There are even employment opportunities following this course – leadingcosmetic companies are always looking for good counter staff.

I have very limitedfunds – which course will get me earning immediately?

Our natural nail therapist is the one to go for! This course covers manicure, pedicure andapplication of gel polish. Everyone wants lovely natural nails and once theyhave had the gel polish applied to their fingers and toes there is no goingback. Clients return every two weeks forthe application of gel polish to fingers and every six weeks for toes. A typical charge for fingers and toes is £50. You only need 7 clients to recoup your coursefee.

Which course do Ineed to take if I want to work in a salon or spa?

We recommend the NVQqualification if you wish to gain employment.The NVQ qualification is an assurance to a potential employer that youhave attained the required national standards and can provide treatments withina commercially acceptable time. The majority of professional therapists holdLevel 2 & Level 3 in beauty therapy.There are a variety of exciting career opportunities open to a Level 2& 3 qualified therapist including working in salon/spa, cruise ships,cosmetic houses and teaching.


  • Established 1990: the Original Private Beauty Training School

    I made a last minute decision to attend the ‘dry manicure and gel polish’ course and so glad I did! The tutor (Donnamarie) was so passionate and inspiring that she gave me the confidence I needed. Everything was well explained and the group was small enough get the best out of the day.

    Gemma Hacker

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  • Established 1990: the Original Private Beauty Training School

    I have done a few courses at the Cambridge and London venues and loved all of them. Staff is very friendly and professional at the same time which makes it easy to learn the theory and also the techniques. Teachers pay attention to each student and gives honest advises and support. I highly recommend The Beauty Academy for everyone.

    Ernesta Davailyte

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  • Established 1990: the Original Private Beauty Training School

    I’ve obtained multiple qualifications with The Beauty Academy over the years. It has improved my skills and I have gained confidence. The training is thorough and the course works around you, the tutors are all great! I will definitely book another course to keep up with the beauty industry.

    Sabine St Hilaire

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