Our Starting a Business in Beauty Therapy Course is designed for those looking to launch a business within this exciting industry, and require the business acumen, know-how and ideas to successfully create and maintain this. Ranging from marketing ideas to legal obligations of the self-employed, this course equip you with the vital information to assist launching your new beauty business with confidence.
- Developing your business idea including your business name, pricing, working hours etc.
- How to research your competitors and know your local market
- Creating a business brand
- Marketing basics including using social media platforms
- Guidance on how to build a customer base and keep clients coming back
- Setting up your business including suppliers and where to work
- How to maximise sales including link-selling
- Personal attributes required to be successful in business
- Business considerations such as professionalism and personal safety
- Legal issues including how to register your business, register for tax and legal obligations
- How to promote your business including business cards and price lists
This course is designed to be home-study only; you are not required to attend the training centre to complete this course. All the relevant material will be sent to you electronically and completed in the comfort of your own home.
- Call us on 0800 999 2277; bookings can be made over the phone by calling our course advisors on Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm.
- Book online (applies to single-venue courses only), where you can pay via credit/debit card or PayPal.
- For Last Minute Offer bookings, please leave a message via telephone, clearly giving your name, telephone number and the course/training centre you wish to book and one of our team will call you back within 24 hours to arrange payment.
1. Payment in full using Credit / Debit
By making payment in full, you can secure your course place and enjoy the greatest flexibility to book all of your training days at your preferred training centre, in the best way to suit you – whether that’s as a consecutive block (subject to availability) or taken at your own pace. Book securely online 24/7, or call our friendly Advisors by book by phone.
2. Easy Pay – Spread the Cost
Easy Pay is now available on all of our Quick Start Diploma Packages & Selected* VTCT Qualifications – Spread the cost, at no additional cost! There is no additional cost included with this payment option (0% interest and no set-up fee). Easy Pay payment option will require you to split your training across 2 – 3 months minimum, however there is no interest added to spread your payments. No credit checks are required for Easy Pay – only a 50% deposit to enrol and then direct debit to spread your further payments. Call us today to take advantage of this payment option.
*Please note no further discounts can be applied to a course when using this payment method. All Quick Start Packages available on Easy Pay. Only VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy, VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-Up & VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology available on Easy Pay.
Pay 50% Up Front
Simply call us to pay the deposit (usually equal to 50% of the course fee) by credit or debit card. This will allow you to secure your place on the course and book onto a minimum of one of your chosen training dates from within the course package. We will then provide you with the course practical training notes so you can start learning straight away!
Pay 2 Further Instalments
The remaining balance is simply spread across 2-3 further instalments (number of instalments subject to package selected, usually equal to 25% our total course fee per instalment); which are taken by direct debit on either the 15th or 28th of the month (to suit your preference). Once each instalment is received, you are able to book further training dates.
Once you have completed your training, you can gain Public Liability Insurance and begin earning! It really is that simple! For VTCT qualifications, payment in full must be received before you can complete your assessments to achieve your award. Our fast track VTCT programmes allow you to gain your award in as little as 6 months.
Our Starting a Business in Beauty Therapy course is ideal for anyone looking to establish and launch their own beauty business whether from home, mobile or setting up from a premises. Even the most competent therapist will be unable to succeed as a business if they do not possess the appropriate business acumen to plan, launch and manage their business successful, complying to legal obligations and procedures. This correspondence-only course will take you through the appropriate business concepts ranging from importance of your branding to legal obligations for the self-employed. This comprehensive course is completed from home on a correspondence basis; a study guide is provided to you combined with a workbook to help you develop your ideas, plan your business and produce your marketing materials. Our Support Team are available to help throughout the course if you need any further assistance or guidance with your learning.
Our diploma courses are suitable for complete beginners and do not require any prior learning to be able to train with us; many of our students are not yet beauty trained and are looking to start up a business in the industry. We welcome students of all abilities, whether you are looking to learn a new skill from scratch or currently working as a therapist and looking to refresh your knowledge of particular treatments.
We are so proud at The Beauty Academy to work with such a professional, passionate and friendly team of tutors, all of which hold a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in their specialised sector. Our tutors are also all qualified with either Level 4 PTTLS or equivalent teaching awards in education, with years of experience in beauty-related professional industries. Furthermore, our tutors who are involved in the assessment process all hold an Assessors Award.
We pride ourselves on the welcoming nature of our tutors and their ability to engage, educate and enrich students from all ages and backgrounds. All of our tutors are dedicated to maintaining their knowledge and keeping up to date with the latest treatments and techniques in the ever-changing industry.
When you have successfully completed your training course(s), you will receive a diploma certificate issued by The Beauty Academy. 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 home and/or mobile.
Once you have completed your practical training day with us, there is no additional work to be completed. Your diploma certificate will be sent to you within 1-2 working days and you can then begin working from home and/or mobile, once insurance has been obtained.
The Beauty Academy offer a discounted insurance scheme with Balens exclusively to our students; a Specialist Insurance Brokers aimed at Health and Well-Being Professionals, offering both Therapist and Student Therapist insurance for those who train with us. To learn more about our insurance scheme, please click here.
All of our diploma courses enable you to work from both home and mobile offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed. You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance.
We offer high-quality accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centres are well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by our accrediting awarding body (VTCT) to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible.
All courses are run as small groups which allows plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards. We also have an on-going Support Team available to answer any query you may have regarding your training with us, contactable on either email or telephone.
You may also consider completing a qualification in make-up to further your career opportunities within this industry. To learn more about the qualifications that we offer, please click here.