Based in our £16 million Lifestyle Academy, as a beauty student you'll have access to:
- Our commercial beauty salon and spa, The Retreat, which includes a whirlpool bath, sauna, steam room, drench showers and heated mosaic relaxation beds
- A beauty and holistic therapy training floor to give you a real taste of what it's like to work in the industry.
- 3D Lipo Machine.
As a beauty student you'll have the opportunity to enrich your learning experience with specialist industry training from the following providers:
Environ is a cosmeceutical skincare brand that was developed in South Africa by leading plastic surgeon Dr Des Fernandes. As well as specialist training from Environ, you’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a free postgraduate qualification with the International Institute of Anti-Ageing who supply Environ® Skin Care to thousands of clinics throughout the UK.
Jane Iredale is the leading international mineral makeup range used in salons and the media. As part of the training you’ll learn to retail and apply Jane Iredale Makeup.
Advanced Nutrition Programme
This training takes place during the first semester of year one of your course and on completion allows you to retail and offer advice on the Advanced Nutrition Programme range.
You'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement within The Retreat, our own beauty salon and spa, which has been recognised as a Centre for Excellence for the International Institute for Anti-Ageing. Previous students have also secured work placements at top spa’s and hotels including Rockcliffe Hall and Gleneagles as well as Pro Skin, a leading skincare clinic offering a range of treatments at an affordable rate.