East London Beauty Academy


Do I need a Qualification to work as a Beauty Therapists in the UK

  • Yes, to legally work in the UK:as a Beauty Therapist you must have a Beauty qualification which enables you
    to get the appropriate Insurance.

  • Setting up your own Beauty Salon:

    Then either yourself or a Therapist employed by you will need, A Beauty Qualification for each treatment that
    you will be offering in your Salon. The minimum requirement for this is a Diploma NVQ Level 2 which covers the
    basic treatments in a Beauty Salon. a Special Treatment Licence from the Local authority and If opening a
    Laser Clinic you will also need your Core of Knowledge.

  • Working as a freelance Therapist:

    Either from home or Salon/mobile you will need to get the appropriate Insurance cover:  Public Liability, Products
    and Treatment Liability. Treatment Risk and Financial Loss.


What Accreditted courses are on offer at East London Beauty Academy?
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  • Short 1- 2 Day and Combination Beauty Courses which include:
    Facial Skincare, Eyelash and Eyebrow, Manicure and Pedicures, Nail Technician, Hair Removal,
    and Massage, Aesthetic Courses- Dermarola
  • Distance Learning Beauty Courses
  • ITEC NVQ Diploma Beauty Courses Level 2 and 3
  • ITEC Level 4 Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Courses
  • ITEC Level 4 Micro-Pigmentation Courses
  • ITEC International Levels 2, 3 and 4
  • VTCT Beauty Courses Fast Track - Electrical - Epilation - Microdermabrasion
  • Shellac Nail Courses
  • Teacher Training 
  • Hairdressing Courses 
  • Courses leading to a CIDESCO Qualification


What are the Benefits of Completing Courses at this College?
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  • UK Government Approved Courses:  With a UK accreditted Number.
  • Accredited Center: We are an ITEC, VTCT and BABTAC Accreditted Center. 
  • Experienced Tutors with a wealth of Experience.
  • Small classes:  Students are able to receive individual attention
  • Easy Payment Plans: Pay by Monthly Instalments.
  • Finance: 0% Finance available on selected Courses
  • Commercial Salon: Students receive salon experience in a working Salon.
  • Student referals. We refer students to prospective employees.
  • One 2 One advice on starting up your own Business


Easy Payment options for Courses
  • Credit or Debit Cards Payments:Through the Bank, Telephone, Online or our World Pay
    Card Processing Terminal

  • Cash Payments:
    Learners can also make cash payments directly to our Finance Department. 
  • Debit or Standing Order.
    A Payment plan can be set up for agreed monthly Payments.

  • Bank Transfer: Using your online Banking facility

  • 0% Finance: For a period of not more than 12 Months  


Why Do I need an accredited Qualification?
  • Recognised by Industry professionals. 

  • You will be able to otain Insurance from insurance Companies to provide Treatments

  • You will be able to apply for Special treatment License from a Local Authority.

  • Some Qualifications will have a UK Accreditation number.

  • Some Qualifications will have Credits attached to them and will be mapped to the Government framework so they can

    be used to enter University at a later stage.


ITEC Courses:
 are government recognised with a UK accredited number attached to their Qualifications.
These Qualifications which can be used in over 44 Countries worlwide.


Please check with ITEC which countries recognise their accreditation before taking one of their courses.
it is also advisable to contact the relevant country that you will be using your ITEc Qualification in to ensure that you will be able to use an ITEC accreditation in the country.

VTCT Courses:
 are also accreditted by the UK Government and will have a UK accredited number attached to their Qualifications.

Their Qualifications are recognised in some countries but you will have to contact VTCT directly to find out which countries they are. 

BABTAC Qualifications:
 do not have a UK accredited number, however you will be able to obtain Insurance to offer treatments. Please check with the relevant Local Authority if they will be accepted to issue a Special treatment licence. 

We are not aware if BABTAC Courses are recognised worldwide.  Please check with BATAC for information.Fast Track ITEC Beauty Courses from Levels 2, 3 and 4

Courses Leading to a CIDESCO Qualification:  We have been advised that CIDESCO is not recognised as an academic Qualification in the UK and therefore does not have a UK Accredited number attached to their Qualification.
However across the World many still place CIDESCO as the highest standard in Beauty Qualifications which exist. East London Beauty Academy is allowed by CIDESCO, to offer Courses leading to a CIDESCO Qualification


Read what our students are saying about us


Will I get a job as a Beauty Therapist after completing one of your courses 
  • Well this really depends on the following factors:
    Many Beauty Salons contact us asking for Beauty Therapists to work in their businesses. We do sometimes refer students unto those clients, however we must emphasize that
    we will only refer students who have shown an exceptional attitude towards their coursework and their behavior is also of a high standard
    We will not refer students who we have found to have a a poor attitude towards their studies and their work.

  • East London Beauty Academy prides itself in delivering the highest standards in Beauty Therapy.  After our learners have graduated they are ready to enter the industry.  As we not only deliver the Courses but also go that extra mile to prepare them mentally and give them the tools for success. 

    "What ever you dream you can achieve"


When and How can I enrol on one of your Courses

Recruitment Days are held at different times during the

Depending on the Course you want to enrol on.   

  • NVQ Diplomas and Certificate Courses start on the following dates
    * April 2016

    * September 2016
    * January 2017

  • Short Courses
    Enrol at any time.

  • Online Distance Learning
    Enrol at anytime