The Academy

The Elite Beauty Academy is a private training establishment committed to providing high standards of education within the fields of Beauty and Holistic Therapies. We offer short intensive training with a flexible learning programme that is accessible throughout the year allowing students the opportunity to study at their own pace. The courses are more suited to the mature, motivated learner wishing to develop an exciting career in this ever expanding Industry.

Elite Beauty Academy

Our focus is to provide a personal approach to learning in a relaxed and friendly environment, therefore emphasis is placed on providing excellent training within small tutor groups, 4 students being the maximum.

Elite Tutors are highly qualified, experienced and will offer friendly and supportive advice that will ensure learners have a successful outcome.

If you are completing a VTCT course, after your training day(s), home study and practice is essential to bring your skills and learning to a professional level. You will be required to return to the Academy for a practical assessment and a small multiple choice test to prove your competence before certification, depending on the course you are taking. The student determines the time that this takes however please note there is a two year period for completion.

To conform with Health and Safety regulations, we would ask you to wear your uniform if you have one, if you are a beginner and do not have one, please wear either black and white, all black or all white. You must have a smart professional appearance, with well manicured short nails, hair must be tied back from the face and your shoes must be flat and sensible for working in. 

Refreshments will be available during the day, however, you will be required to bring a packed lunch.

Qualifications Available

As the centre is accredited by the Guild of Professional Therapists, joining the Guild will enable the student to become a member and gain insurance cover. For further information regarding the annual price, please go to

We are a registered VTCT centre (Vocational Training Charitable Trust), which enables the student to gain a National/International recognised Certificate or Diploma. For further information about VTCT please visit

There are several ways to train with EBA:

Interest only with a view to working on friends and family
- You will be issued with a certificate of attendance from EBA

Practising therapists wishing to update or add a new skill
- You will be issued with an EBA certificate that will validate insurance through the Guild and enable you to work in the Industry with that skill

Students wishing to gain a National/International recognised qualifications
- You will be issued with an EBA certificate and a VTCT Certificate or Diploma, this will require you to complete a portfolio of work, provide several case studies and attend a final assessment day where you will be assessed on both practical and theory (multiple choice test). The student determines the time this takes. Please note there is an extra charge for this option.

The Academy will provide you with a portfolio and clear instructions on how to complete.

When you have decided which course you would like to take, please go to the contact page and fill out the application form. This is where you will find the terms and conditions of training with Elite Beauty Academy, it is the students responsibilty to read and abide by these conditions.