Learn the skills needed to start a new and exciting career in Beauty & Complementary Therapies.

Funding Support

  • If you are unemployed or earning less than £20,319 annual gross salary – your level 2 course could be free
  • You are aged 19+ and wish to undertake your first full level 3 course. This would be funded through the Free Courses for Jobs offer.
  • If you are aged 24+ and wish to undertake a course at level 3 or above you could take out a 19+ learning loan. You’ll only repay when your income is over £511 a week or £2,214 a month
  • If your household income is less than £35,000 per annum you could receive support to help with associated learning costs e.g. books, travel, childcare, laptop and wifi

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Why choose these courses?

Our professional Beauty & Complementary Therapy courses take place in working salons within our centres. Whilst learning new skills, you will be introduced to the importance of customer service, client interaction and how to run a successful professional salon.

  • professional salon experience
  • practise on real-life clients
  • learn innovative techniques
  • be inspired by those around you
  • retrain at any age
  • funding for these courses could be available

Beauty Rooms & Complementary Therapies

Courses and locations

We offer Beauty & Complementary Therapy courses at locations across Essex:

  • Non-accredited creative courses for all levels that take place all over Essex
  • Level 2 and 3 Beauty Therapies courses take place at Brentwood, Chelmsford, Clacton (only Level 2), Colchester and Maldon

We have other qualifications, these vary from year to year and include: reflexology, gel nails and Indian head massage.

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Get back into work

These FREE online workshops will help you to improve your employment prospects to get back into work or move into a new job opportunity. We will support you to achieve your career goals.

  • How do I get a job in a changing world?
  • Get to grips with modern recruitment practices
  • Now let’s get the job

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Get in Touch

Before you can enrol on a Level 2 or 3 Beauty & Complementary Therapies course, we will meet with you to complete an assessment and discuss which course is most suitable. Assessments can be booked by calling 0345 603 7635.

Further details, including course information sheets, are available through the following list of Beauty & Complementary Therapy courses including courses which do not lead to a qualification.

We are happy to provide you with more information before you make a decision. Fill out the contact form below and one of our tutors will get back to you.

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Learner feedback

I would like to say how impressed with the manicure received at ACL, Chelmsford which survived, sun sand and sea during my trip to Valencia and looks as good today as it did when had it done 2 weeks ago