About the Academy

The Academy of Hair and Beauty offer a full range of NVQ, VRQ, VTCT and Short Courses in Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty and Sports Therapy.


Additionally, we offer delivery education in schools for year 9 students and upwards which gives Alternative Learning students a head start in gaining strong skills and qualifications to use in the workplace and within an industry that they are really interested in.


We deliver all of our courses with passion, commitment and technical excellence, ensuring exceptional education and training is provided in a professional yet flexible manner.

Courses are designed to be learner centred, exciting and innovative, and will guarantee the student an exceptionally high standard of training. 

Our specialist team of educators are highly knowledgeable, approachable and friendly.

Sharing our knowledge and experience means that we help candidates achieve their goals and aspirations, and we are always on hand to offer ongoing support and advice wherever needed.

Classes at The Academy hold a low student to educator ratio which is highly beneficial to our learners as it allows them to have more one to one time with our skilled educators. We emphasise on providing individual attention, so students gain the very best from the delivery of their chosen course, allowing them to experience the full range of skills from our educators.

The Academy is set across 3 floors and holds numerous training rooms fully equipped with a variety of state of the art equipment to ensure the best delivery of lessons.

You will be able to perform treatments on models and paying clients during your course, helping you to gain confidence in making an exciting and profitable career in this industry.

The Academy is a City and Guilds approved centre meaning we offer a wide range of accredited NVQ, VRQ and short courses in Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Barbering, Sports Massage Therapy and Retail. These courses are aimed both at individuals that are new to the industry, or to those who are already qualified in Hairdressing/Beauty/Barbering/Sports Massage Therapy who simply want to update their skills and knowledge – in an industry that is constantly changing and advancing, continual professional development is the key to success.


We also offer accredited VTCT vocational and technical qualifications in a range of sectors such as Sports Massage Therapy Level 3 and Level 4.

We pride ourselves on the achievement of past and present candidates within The Academy, and the opportunity it has given many individuals. We are passionate about giving young professionals the best opportunity for a good education in the Hair, Beauty and Sports Therapy industry.

Our course dates are flexible to suit your requirements and range from beginner courses, refresher courses to advanced and beyond. We cater for all candidates from newbies to those already established in the Hair, Beauty or Sports Therapy industry who are looking to further their education and skills.  We are dedicated to providing high quality training and ensuring individual attention within relaxed professional surroundings.

Get in touch to discuss your career goals with us today!

What the Academy has to Offer

  • City and Guilds NVQ, VRQ, VTCT and short accredited courses.

  • Delivery education for schools from Year 9 and upwards!

  • Skills building: we develop the course to suit your needs, aims and career goals.

  • A low student to educator ratio which allows candidates to have more one to one time with our skilled educators - we emphasise on providing individual attention so that you gain the very best in delivery of your chosen course and allow you  to experience the skills of our educators.

  • We offer a deposit and payment plan for all of our courses to make it more manageable for you.