Our Online 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 equips you with the vital information to launch 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.
Payment in Full – Securely by telephone using Debit / Credit Card or Online using PayPal / WorldPay
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.
Pay in 3 with Klarna on Course(s) over £99 – Spread the cost interest & fee free over 3 equal, monthly payments
Book Now, Pay Later with Klarna with no interest & no fees*. Available on all bookings totalling £79 or more. Spread the cost over 3 equal, monthly payments.
Simply pick your courses & add to shopping basket, at checkout select Klarna Pay in 3 and then enter your details to check if you’re eligible. You’ll know instantly if you’re approved. Available to those aged 18+, resident in the UK & with a UK bank account. T&Cs apply. Find out more about Klarna with Klarna FAQs
*Please spend responsibly. Borrowing more than you can afford could seriously affect your financial status. Make sure you can afford to make your monthly repayments on time.
Disclosure: The Beauty Academy is not a lender and acts only as an introducer. The credit product is provided by Klarna Bank AB (publ). Credit is only available to permanent UK residents aged 18 and over, depending on their status. Terms and conditions apply. Please note that Pay in 30 days and Pay in 3 instalments are not regulated by the FCA.
PayPal Credit on Course(s) £79 or over – Interest Free for 4 Months
PayPal Credit allows you the option to spread the cost of any course(s) totalling £99 or more over 4 months with 0% interest*.
- It’s quick and easy to apply for PayPal Credit – all you need to do is select the PayPal Credit option when completing your order and this will prompt you to complete a short application form.
- PayPal give you a decision instantly. If approved and you accept, you’ll have a credit limit attached to your PayPal account to start using straightaway allowing to spread the cost of your training.
- Book your training & pay quickly and conveniently, all with the security and peace of mind of using PayPal (PayPal Buyer Protection provided for eligible purchases).
- PayPal provide paymemt reminders and you can manage your PayPal Credit account easily online, on mobile, tablet or desktop.
Representative Example: 19.9% APR (variable). Purchase interest rate 19.9% p.a. (variable). Assumed Credit limit £1,200. This example illustrates the typical cost of using PayPal Credit as a standard funding method. If you take advantage of our offers and promotions, including our 0% for 4 months offer, the interest rate that applies will be lower in many circumstances.
*The minimum payment due still applies to 0% offer balances. Any remaining balance due after the 4-month promotional period or any transactions under £99 will be charged interest at 19.9% p.a. (variable). In order to maintain the 0% offer, you need to keep up monthly repayments and stay within your credit limit. Credit subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. UK residents only. PayPal Credit is trading name of PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. Société en Commandite par Actions Registered Office: 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg RCS Luxembourg B 118 349.
Premium Credit – Spread the cost over 6 or 12 months finance with reasonable interest.
Our Payment Plan option is provided through Premium Credit Limited, an independent finance company. Available on all courses; whether classroom or online courses, packages or VTCT qualifications where course totals over £299. Spread the cost to make starting your beauty training towards your new career easier & more affordable!
You have two options – to make direct debit repayments either over 6 months (6 instalments) or 12 months (12 instalments) with reasonable interest (representative APR of 7.6% for 6 months or 13.6% for 12 months*). Your first payment* is taken around 7 days after your payment plan is approved, with the next instalment by direct debit not until the next month making it easy to spread the cost. You can choose your preferred payment date for the instalments by direct debit, making it easy to plan repayments e.g. taken on 1st or 28th of each month.
Get a quote for finance easily by contacting us on 0800 999 2277.
You must be aged 18+, resident in the UK and hold a UK bank/building society account in your name, that supports direct debit payments. Credit is subject to status, terms and conditions apply.
Our finance option allows you attend your chosen courses with us while making affordable, monthly repayments. Once your finance is approved, our team will be in touch to arrange your training on the next available dates that are convenient for you. Training days can only take place once the first direct debit payment for your finance has been taken (usually around 21 days after approval).
You can pay additional payments or repay in full early if you wish once the payment plan is set up. The scheme is subject to the usual credit checks etc. You can also easily add further courses to your repayment plan once set up, subject to status, without needing to make an entirely new application.
*One-off fixed £5 facility fee added to the first payment only. Representative APR examples above based upon a £2500 loan.
We use Premium Credit Limited to provide finance. We may receive a commission for introducing customers to them. Your personal information and the bank details you provide to us (if applying by telephone) will be passed to them and they will contact you via email or text and send PDF or Word documents. Credit is subject to status and they may use a credit reference agency that leaves a record of the search or other information about you to carry out credit and anti-money laundering checks. This record will be visible to third parties. You will need to be aware of and consent to this before proceeding with an application online or by telephone for finance with Premium Credit Limited.
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.
We recommend all students purchase Student Insurance while studying their Online course. This is available for just £20 (plus tax) and covers you while practising your treatments on friends and family. This can be purchased securely online directly from Radius Insurance.
Upon successful completion of your online course, you will be issued with a certificate from The Beauty Academy which is recognised by Radius, the leading provider of professional beauty insurance. This will allow you to gain Therapist Insurance for just £70 (plus tax) to cover you when working from home or mobile providing your treatments. Find out more at our Insurance for Online Courses
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.