Information

Aberdeenshire Holistic & Beauty Academy Training Centre offers intensive short courses in beauty and holistic therapies, specialising in one to one training and small group training. This ensures that each student is given a great deal of individual attention and personal tuition. The courses are taught in a friendly and professional salon environment.

We are a flexible solution for all self-motivated students who are unable to attend lengthy college courses or who want to fast-track into a career change. You can become a competent therapist and working in a relatively short time, it is up to you how quickly you want to get there. A career in holistic and beauty therapy is extremely rewarding. You can start your own business doing something you enjoy, working from home, in a salon or mobile.  We are very flexible and can try to organise dates that suit if you can't attend the set dates. Most of our classes have no minimum numbers for them to run and we also offer one-to-one tuition if required, call for more details.

The quality training that we offer is the key to your success. Aberdeen School of Holistic & Beauty Therapies  is a young, up and coming company. All our staff and tutors are very friendly, easily approachable, highly qualified and experienced in the industry. They are happy to assist you at all times during and after your course whether it be 2 weeks or 2 years after, we are always there to help and guide you. Our lessons are very relaxed yet highly professional.  Also should you feel that you are not competent at the end of your course you are able to join our next class in the subject at no extra cost.

Our Diplomas here at the Training Centre certify you to practice your chosen subject and are suited to all those who intend working as a self-employed therapist, in a salon, from home or as a mobile therapists and you will be able to gain insurance once you have completed training and done the necessary theory work. All our certificates are recognised by The Guild of Professional Beauty/Holistic Therapists from which you can obtain insurance.  You are of course entitled to go elsewhere for your insurance.

Our short intensive courses are for both absolute beginners looking for a career and also for the qualified therapist looking to add modules to their portfolio. We are the perfect solution for people who do not have the time to attend lengthy courses and follow rigid timetables. Whether you are looking to study for personal enjoyment or to make a successful career in your chosen course, our fully equipped salon is the perfect location to study.

Our courses are based mostly on practical work with home study required on selected courses. Continual assessment takes place during the course through observation of practical skills and oral questioning. After completion of the training course a final practical and/or written assessment takes place.

All courses start with a short presentation introducing the subject being studied. Emphasis is placed on the practical work, this will begin after the presentation and continue for the rest of the course

Subjects covered on all courses:

• Health & safety in the salon
• Professional ethics
• Hygiene and sterilisation
• Skin diseases and disorders
• Contra-indications
• Preparation of client including consultation & record keeping
• Materials, equipment & products
• Practical tuition Related anatomy and physiology
• Client contra-actions / after-care


After successful completion of the course you will be awarded an Aberdeenshire Holistic & Beauty Academy Diploma which will allow you to obtain insurance and start your business working from home, salon or mobile. With this diploma you will have the opportunity to join the industries associations that provide newsletters, insurance and other benefits to members. All courses at Aberdeenshire Holistic & Beauty Academyare accredited and recognised by The Guild of Beauty and Holistic Therapists.

Qualified Beauty Therapists can gain CPD hours with our range of courses.


What you can expect from our courses:
• Guild accredited training to practitioner level
• Fast track one, two and six day courses 
• Instruction from  fully qualified experienced tutors
• Small classes
• Full Post Training Support & free extra tuition if required
• Products and Training Materials / Manuals supplied
• Hands on practical training
• Consistently high standards
• Top Tips
• Relaxed,friendly, informal but professional atmosphere 
• Help and advice with setting up a beauty business