Accredited Courses

Approved by the The Guild of Professioal Beauty Therapists, ABT Insurance and Professional Beauty Direct

 

BEAUTY COURSES                   NAIL COURSES           HOLISTIC & MASSAGE COURSES

BEAUTY COURSES - 1 DAY COURSES (Times 9.30am - 2.30pm approx)

FACIALS

Facials are an essential skill for any beauty therapist. Facials are relaxing as well as extremely beneficial to the maintenance of healthy facial skin and its appearance. It is usually a requirement of skincare suppliers that a diploma in facial treatments is obtained before they will supply therapists with products.​

  • CPD POINTS = 13

  • Fees: £150

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures & Contra indications to treatment

  • Skin diagnosis

  • Cleansing, toning and moisturising

  • Exfoliation & Extractions

  • Massage movements

  • Face masks – setting and non setting

  • Aftercare

LASH LIFTING WITH EYE ENHANCEMENTS

Tinting and Shaping is a very useful service to offer and you will find clients return every 4 to 6 weeks.

It is especially popular in the Summer before clients go away on holiday, as it saves the application of mascara on a daily basis. Lash Lift  uses silicon shields that are much more gentle on the eyes than the perm rods with a more natural curl.

The Lash Lift system has become one of the latest beauty trends and is fast and simple to do. You will learn how to curl clients eyelashes using the silicon shields, making their eyes appear larger and their eyelashes appearing much more lifted & curled.

The Lash Lift treatment takes 30 to 45 minutes and lasts for up to six weeks.​

  • CPD POINTS = 13

  • Fees: £150

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Client Consultation

  • Contra-indications & Contra-actions

  • Patch Testing

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Correct sizing of Silicon Shields to suit the client

  • Lash Lift Procedure

  • Tips & Tricks

  • Troubleshooting

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • Which products and equipment required

  • Tinting of lashes and brows eyebrow shaping

  • Aftercare

INDIVIDUAL EYELASH EXTENSIONS WITH KIT

Individual Eyelash Extensions are one of the beauty industries fastest growing and most lucrative new treatments.

On this course you will learn how to apply individual lashes and offer this fantastic treatment to your clients.​

  • CPD Points = 13

  • Fees: £225 with kit

  • No previous knowledge or experience required  

  • Hygiene health and safety  

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology  

  • What products and equipment you will require  

  • Consultation procedures  

  • Contra indications to treatment  

  • Application of lashes

  • Aftercare

BROW LAMINATION WITH TINTING

This course is suitable for beginners or existing Beauty Therapists.  The Brow Lamination treatment is a new treatment which restructures the brow hairs to keep them in the desired shape. It is the perfect treatment for anyone whose brows are irregular in direction or with gaps, giving the appearance of perfectly groomed full brows.

The treatment will last from 6-8 weeks and can be combined with an optional colour boost (tint). The Brow Lamination procedure will take around 30 minutes and can last up to 8 weeks with minimal aftercare.

  • Fee: £225 inclusive of lamination kit

  • Patch Testing

  • Health & Safety

  • Client Consultation

  • Contra-indications

  • Preparation

  • Brow Lamination Procedure

  • Tips & Tricks

  • Product Knowledge

  • Trouble Shooting

  • Aftercare & Advice

 

 

HENNA BROWS

We are delighted to bring this hugely popular brow treatment to you. Henna Brows will give your clients a high impact and glamorous look that your clients are looking for, but at the same time offer a natural look.

Practitioner course - Fully accredited and insurable

  • Fee: £185.00

  • Hygiene, health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • Products and equipment required

  • Consultation procedures & Contra indications to treatment

  • Application of henna and brow mapping

  • Aftercare

WAXING

Waxing is a highly lucrative service to offer, mainly because a quick, thorough, caring and professional therapist is always high in demand.

Waxing clients will usually return every 4 – 6 weeks for this treatment, all year round.

A quick, thorough, and caring waxing therapist will always be highly in demand.

  • Practitioner course - Fully accredited and insurable

  • CPD POINTS = 14

  • Fees: £150  

  • Duration: 1 day

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • We Advise on what products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures & Contra indications to treatment

  • Waxing of legs, underarms, bikini line, eyebrows and face

  • Aftercare

NOTE: This course requires you to provide your own model

INTIMATE BIKINI WAXING

This is course is for therapists who already have at least 6 months waxing experience and hold a qualification in Waxing.

This course teaches the bikini line art forms of the Brazilian, Playboy and Hollywood look, whilst maintaining the client’s dignity at all times.

  • Practitioner course - Fully accredited and insurable

  • CPD POINTS = 9

  • £150 (Male or Female)

  • £250 (Combined Male & Female)

  • Duration half/full day

  • Previous waxing knowledge and experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures & Contra indications to treatment

  • Waxing of bikini line

  • Aftercare

NOTE: This course requires you to provide your own model

SUGARING

Sugaring has been improved over the years to become one of the most effective and efficient methods of removing unwanted hair. It also removes dead skin cells leaving your skin soft, smooth and healthy looking. Sugaring clients will usually return every 4 – 6 weeks for this treatment, all year round.​

  • CPD POINTS = 14

  • Fees: £300 including kit

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures

  • Contra indications to treatment

  • Sugaring of legs, underarms, bikini line, eyebrows and face

  • Aftercare

NOTE: This course requires you to provide your own model

THREADING

Threading is an ancient art of hair removal which utilises a piece of 100% cotton thread to remove unwanted hair directly from the follicle. This very natural art is becoming very popular and is a lucrative treatment to offer your clients.​

  • CPD POINTS = 9

  • Fees: £150  

  • Duration: half day

  • Hygiene health and safety*Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures & Contra indications to treatment

  • Threading of body and face hair

  • Aftercare

NOTE: This course requires you to provide your own model

SPRAY TANNING

Spray tanning is a quick, efficient and relatively simple method of achieving a fake tan.

The clients stand in a pop-up booth, and the tan is applied via spray to the body and face, giving a very natural looking tan.​

  • CPD POINTS = 9

  • Fee: £150

  • Duration: half day

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • Products and equipment required

  • Consultation procedures & Contra indications to treatment

  • Application of full body and face tan

  • Aftercare

NAIL COURSES - 1 DAY COURSES (Times 9.30am - 2.30pm approx)

MANICURES AND PEDICURES

A professional manicure or pedicure with attention to cuticle work, relaxing massage and perfect polishing will have clients coming back again and again.  ​

  • GPBT CPD Points: 13 (15 points for the combined course)

  • Fees:

    • Manicure & Gel polish £150

    • Pedicure & Gel polish £150

    • Manicure & Pedicure combined course £200

    • Manicure & Pedicure & Gel polish combined course £250

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • We advise on products and equipment required - no kit required for training

  • Consultation procedures

  • Contra indications to treatment

  • Manicure treatment including hand & arm massage

  • Pedicure treatment including foot & leg massage

  • French and coloured varnishing

  • Aftercare

  • Application of warm paraffin wax and heated gloves

ACRYLIC NAIL EXTENSIONS

Acrylic Nails are extremely popular and robust if applied properly.

They are easy to remove, hard wearing, and glossy, depending on the brand you decide to use.  ​

  • GPBT CPD Points: 13

  • Fees: £150

  • No previous knowledge or experience required although prior manicure  experience would be beneficial

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures

  • Contra indications to treatment

  • Tips with acrylic overlay, natural nail overlay

  • Clear application

  • Maintenance and removal

  • Aftercare

FIBREGLASS & SILK NAIL EXTENSIONS

Fibreglass or Silk Nail extensions are extremely popular and robust if applied properly.

They are easy to remove, hard wearing, and glossy, depending on the brand you decide to use. ​

  • CPD POINTS = 13

  • Fees: £150

  • No previous knowledge or experience required although prior manicure  experience would be beneficial

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures

  • Contra indications to treatment

  • Tips with fibreglass and silk overlay, natural nail overlay

  • French and clear application

  • Maintenance and removal

  • Aftercare

GEL NAIL EXTENSIONS

Gel Nails are extremely popular as an alternative to acrylic nail extensions. They are easier to remove, hard wearing, flexible and glossy, and come in many different colours, depending on the brand you decide to use.

ADD GEL POLISH FOR £50 EXTRA - The next generation manicure and pedicure. Gel UV polish lasts for weeks and offers your clients chip free nails.

Your clients will love the huge variety of high shine colours and the quick and easy 10 minute removal. The nail market has many Gel UV polish brands for you to choose from, and we will show you a variety on this course.  ​

  • CPD POINTS = 13

  • Fees: £150

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures and Contra indications to treatment

  • Tips with gel overlay, natural nail overlay

  • French and clear application

  • Maintenance and removal

  • Aftercare

 

HOLISTIC & MASSAGE COURSES - 1 DAY COURSES (Times 9.30am - 2.30pm approx)

SWEDISH MASSAGE

Swedish massage feels relaxing and invigorating.

It works with the nerves, muscles, circulation and glands, while promoting well being ad health.

Swedish massage increases oxygen flow in the blood, and helps to eliminate toxins from the muscles. This massage reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is suggested to have a regular programme of the massage to manage stress. ​

  • GPBT CPD POINTS = 42

  • Fees: £295 - 2 days / £150 - 1 day

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures

  • Contra indications to treatment

  • Range of Swedish massage movements

  • Aftercare

INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE

Indian Head Massage is a wonderful relaxing treatment - this therapy has been practised in India for over a thousand years.

It is ideal for any neck or shoulder tension as it works deeply over the muscles in this area and also pressure points which help the muscle to relax.

The Neck and Shoulder Massage is followed by a Reviving Scalp Massage which relaxes and stimulates - working over the whole scalp - encouraging circulation to move to this area bringing with it oxygen and nutrients to revive the brain.

It finishes with a Soothing Face Massage which works using pressure points and draining techniques which has helped headaches and sinus problems. This aims to relieve stress and tension in the scalp, face, neck and shoulders. It increases circulation and loosens tight muscles. It is an easy treatment to offer, as it can be performed fully dressed and seated. ​

  • CPD POINTS = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • Duration: 1 day

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures

  • Contra indications to treatment

  • Indian head massage movements

  • Aftercare  

HOPI EAR CANDLING

Hopi Ear Candling originated from the Native American Hopi Indians of North Arizona.

'Hopi' means peaceful people. An ear candle, made with natural ingredients including linen, beeswax, and honey, is lit at one end and gently placed in the ear.

This creates a slight under-pressure (the chimney effect) inside the ear candle and a vibration of the rising air column through the natural movement of the flame serve to gentle massage the eardrum.

The treatment is followed by a relaxing pressure point facial massage. Effective for: Headaches, Migraines, Sore Throats, Sinusitis, Glue Ear, Excessive Wax, Catarrh and Snoring. ​

  • CPD POINTS = 9

  • Fees: £150 (includes kit)    

  • No previous knowledge or experience required

  • Hygiene, health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • History of ear candling

  • Contra indications

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Consultation procedures

  • Application of candles and pressure point facial massage

  • Aftercare

AROMATHERAPY

Aromatherapy is perhaps one of the most popular complementary therapies. Essential oils work directly on the chemistry of the body and are suitable for people of all ages. The massage uses chosen essential oils produced naturally by plants & trees to actively work on a range of emotional & physical elements to improve & aid wellbeing.​

  • CPD Points: 50

  • Fees: £250

  • Duration: 2 days (1 day course for £150 for those already qualified in Massage)

  • Hygiene health and safety

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Aromatherapy blending and mixing oils

  • Consultation procedures

  • Contra indications to treatment

  • Range of massage movements

  • Aftercare  

HOT STONES THERAPY

Since the birth of time, many ancient cultures have used the healing power of stones for medicinal and spiritual purposes. Harnessing the properties of the volcanic basalt stones, we bathe them in warm water and anoint them with spicy, sensual aromas.

Small stones are placed on key energy points on the body, evoking an aura of warmth, whilst the deep penetrating heat from the stones are used to massage the body to release muscular tension and balance the spirit.

A ritualistic and spiritual hot and cold stone massage, originally based on the traditional healing practices of the Native American Indians. With this massage, one stroke with a warm stone is equivalent to five to ten with the hand.

The result of this massage, is five to ten times better than a manual body massage.​

  • CPD Points = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • History of hot stone treatment

  • The Chakras

  • Contra indications

  • Preparation of the stones

  • Application of hot/cold stones

  • Aftercare

 

CHAIR ON-SITE MASSAGE

This course will teach you the basics of giving an effective massage through client's clothes, not using any oils.

These massage techniques ease tension and encourage circulation in key muscle groups while encouraging the entire system to become stimulated. This treatment is particularly useful for treating clients in their working environment and perfect for the mobile therapist.

  • CPD Points = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • On Site Massage Routine

  • Contra indications

  • Aftercare

 

MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE

You must hold a massage certificate to do this course.

A Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) course covering techniques that help the lymphatic system to function effectively.

It can be used to clear congestion, waste and fluid from the system. It is indicated for fluid retention, swelling (oedema), cellulite and relaxation as well as help to detoxify the body and boost the immune system.

  • CPD Points = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • MLD Routine

  • Contra indications

  • Aftercare

PREGNANCY MASSAGE

(Pre-requisite - NVQ/ VTCT or equivalent Level 3 Massage)

The Pregnancy Massage Course will give you both the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to provide safe, relaxing and beneficial prenatal massage to expectant mothers.

You will learn the techniques used to provide effective treatment and gain an in-depth understanding of pregnancy massage. Pregnancy massage (or prenatal massage) differs from other kinds of massage. It is important to know the differences.

You will learn about the best time during pregnancy to start prenatal massage and how it can help in different ways through the three trimesters of pregnancy, including how it can help both mother and baby.

You will gain an understanding of the anatomical and emotional changes of the mother-to-be during her pregnancy, which will help in deciding which techniques are best for the individual.

You will learn the different types of massages that can be performed on a pregnant woman, how to do them, and the advantages of each technique.

In addition, other complementary therapies are discussed, such as aromatherapy, and how these can be used alongside massage for the benefit of the client.

  • CPD Points = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Pregnancy Massage Routine

  • Contra indications

  • Aftercare

HAWAIIAN LOMI LOMI MASSAGE

(Pre-requisite - Massage qualification)

The Lomi Lomi massage training course is perfect for therapists who want to offer their clients the ultimate massage.

It is a unique healing massage derived from the ancient Polynesians and more specifically the master healers of Hawaii. One of the alternative names for Lomi Lomi is the ‘Loving hands’ massage.

Lomi Lomi helps to release any energy blockages within the body and assists in balancing the physical, mental and emotional well-being. The full body massage is given in fluid, rhythmic motions using the forearms as well as the hands,

One of the unique features of this massage is that different parts of the body can be massaged at the same time.

Lomi Lomi massage begins and ends with prayer or awareness setting an intention for the individual’s healing and health in alignment with their highest good. A truly blissful massage.  

  • CPD Points = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Lomi Lomi Massage Routine

  • Contra indications

  • Aftercare

 

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

You must hold a massage certificate to do this course.

This course introduces the massage therapist to the theory and practice of Deep Tissue Massage techniques which develops on from fundamental diploma courses in massage and/or sports injuries.

The course is intended to give the practitioner a wider understanding in the therapeutic treatment of patients as well as adding to the various tools.

  • CPD Points = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • Duration: 1 day

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • Deep Tissue Massage Techniques

  • Contra indications

  • Learn the Theory and Practical Application of Palpation - how and what to feel.

  • Surface anatomy of the torso and extremities

  • Theory of Deep Tissue Massage

  • Practice of Deep tissue Massage

  • Practitioner Posture and Effective Massage

  • Refining Soft Tissue  Technique

  • Aftercare


WARM BAMBOO MASSAGE​

You must hold a massage certificate to do this course.

This massage offers a deep tissue massage for clients without leaving you the therapist tired and without the strains to your arms and wrists.

The bamboo sticks come in different sizes for different techniques and are heated, which really helps to stretch the muscles and soft tissues to increase mobility and promote relaxation/ pain relief.

This unique massage involves using heated bamboo rods of various sizes to knead and roll out knots and relax tense muscles.

These unique techniques deliver an incredible sensation of relaxation and calm to the client but is great as a therapist’s tool in that it reduces the fatigue and stress to the therapist’s hands, wrists and body, allowing you to work deeply and more effectively in less time.

  • CPD Points = 14

  • Fees: £150

  • What products and equipment you will require

  • History of warm bamboo massage

  • Contra indications

  • Preparation of the sticks

  • Warm Bamboo Massage Routine

  • Aftercare

 

REFLEXOLOGY (3 day course)​

This 3-day Foot Reflexology course offers intensive practical training in all the techniques required to carry out a full treatment.

You will learn the zones and reflex areas as well as massage techniques to warm up and cool down the client’s feet, the positioning of the hands, reflexology movements and treatment techniques. You will be able to carry out a full consultation, assess the feet and give a full treatment to clients.       

  • CPD = 14

  • Fees: £400.00

  • History of Reflexology        

  • Foot Basics - describing the feet, common problems with feet        

  • Lateral Zones of the Feet and Cross Reflexes

  • The Spine and the Foot

  • The Foot Reflexes – mapping the body

  • Contraindications to treatment

  • Equipment required

  • The consultation and recording your reflexology treatment

  • Reading the Feet    

  • Techniques of reflexology

  • The full treatment

  • Aftercare  

 

MAURITIAN VIE MASSAGE - visit the Mauritian Vie website here
- One day for those who want to learn the technique only £195 (Certificate in Mauritian Vie Massage)

- Three day for those who have no experience in the individual techniques - £475 (instead of £795) includes certification in each of the skills

– Certificates in Indian Head Massage, Hot Stones Massage, Bamboo Massage, Aromatherapy & Mauritian Vie Massage3)

For those needing the pre-requisite NVQ (or equivalent) Level 3 in Massage, we can offer this as a fast-track course (3 days, one day a week) + 1 day Mauritian Vie Massage - £695.00This is the ultimate in relaxation massage fusion.

 

A complete massage technique taking in the best and most effective parts of the holistic therapies to give the client the best possible experience from a single massage.

You will learn all the techniques associated with the relaxation massages singularly, in one course more efficiently. This means the therapist will spend less time learning courses individually and is a far more holistic approach to learning the different massage techniques and how they can compliment each other.

 

You must hold a massage certificate to do this course. We also offer a 3 day course for those who have no experience in the individual techniques - £450 (includes certification in each of the skills – Certificates in Indian Head Massage, Hot Stones Massage, Bamboo Massage, Aromatherapy (pre-blended) & Mauritian Vie Massage).