Education

Welcome to Salon Chique Hair & Beauty Academy. We have over 15 years experience in the hair and beauty industry enabling us to provide intensive training within a salon setting. Your education is important to us, we keep classes small to ensure 1:1 guidance, use well known salon brands and all our educators are professionals working daily in a busy salon. You can find further details on our Beauty Guild page.

 
 

Anatomy and Physiology

An understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential as the basis of all practical training courses in beauty and holistic therapy. The GTi Award in Anatomy and Physiology is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body. The course covers all the Anatomy and Physiology required for the Level 2 and Level 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments. 

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Award in Education and Training (AET)

There is a huge demand for training in the professional beauty industry which is why for so many therapists, the next step in their career is into the training area. Treatment trends come and go, but the demand for training remains constant. Working as a therapist or a nail technician in a salon or in your own business gives you years of valuable experience. You can put this experience to use by training the next generation of beauty professionals. Targeted at beauty therapists, holistic therapists and nail technicians who are new to teaching; the Award in Education and Training is the recognised and accredited UK entry level teaching qualification.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Facial Treatment

This course covers the technique for performing a superficial and deep cleanse, tone, steam, extract, massage, mask and moisturisation. It also includes fantastic anatomy and physiology resources with clear diagrams and voice over. Health and safety guidance is covered as well as skin conditions, skin analysis and advice about different skin types as well as guidance as to which type of product is suitable for use.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Gel Nails

The GTi Gel Nails course covers how to complete gel overlays and extensions as well as the maintenance, repair and removal of the treatment in order to provide a full gel nails service. The course also shows you how to adapt your treatment to suit varying clients’ needs. Resources with clear diagrams, images, video clips and voice over are included to give you the best possible learning experience. Reception, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as contra-indications to treatment. The course includes online theory as well as a practical training session at a location of your choice, designed to give you the confidence and ability to offer a full gel nails treatment.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Gel Polish

The GTi Gel Polish course covers how to complete gel polish application and demonstrates the correct removal techniques. The course also covers reception and consultation, contra-indications to treatment and aftercare advice. The course is beautifully written and accompanied by images and a voic eover to give you the best possible learning experience.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Health & Safety

This course contains all the relevant health and safety legislation and information which you will need to know when working in the beauty, nails and holistic industry. The GTi Health & Safety course includes valuable information regarding waste, fire safety and injuries. It also includes a template of a risk assessment which is available, along with the course manual, to download once you have completed the course.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Lash & Brow Treatments

This course covers the technique for eyebrow shaping, eyelash tinting, eyebrow tinting, the application of strip lashes and the application of flare lashes. It also includes fantastic anatomy & physiology resources with clear diagrams and voice over. Reception, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as conra-indications to treatment. Photographs and videos ensure this course is both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform all of these lash and brow treatments.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Lash Lift & Tint

This course covers the technique for eyelash lifting and tinting. It also includes fantastic anatomy & physiology resources with clear diagrams. Reception, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as contra-indications to treatment.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Manicure Course

Manicures can be found on nearly every treatment menu, and are often the bread and butter of many businesses. The manicure offers the therapist or technician a whole range of options to suit nearly every client. This course will teach you everything you need to know about offering a professional manicure, and includes a practical training session and assessment.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Marketing Your Business

This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who already have their own business and are looking for effective ways to promote it. It is suitable for any beauty business owner, whether at home, mobile or in a salon. Written by leading industry experts, the course includes images, voiceovers and online assessments to give you the best possible learning experience.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Nail Tips With Acrylic Overlay

The GTi Tips With Acrylic Overlay course covers how to complete the application and demonstrates the correct removal techniques. The course also covers reception and consultation, contra-indications to treatment and aftercare advice.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Pedicure Course

Pedicures are a fantastic way to get new clients into the salon. It is a treatment that is often given as a treat, or is booked to make tired toes look respectable. Once a client has been made to look and feel better, they are much more inclined to repeat the process, and you will hopefully have gained a customer for life. The GTi Pedicure course teaches you how to complete a professional pedicure treatment and includes a practical training and assessment day.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Semi-Permanent, Individual Eyelash Extensions

This course covers the technique for eyelash extension application for both individual and flare. We also cover the removal and maintenance of lashes. The course includes anatomy and physiology of the hair and eye, contra-indications and contra-actions to treatment. Reception, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as contra-indications to treatment.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Spray Tanning

This course covers the technique for performing a spray tanning treatment illustrated by clear photographs. It also includes fantastic anatomy and physiology resources with clear diagrams and voice overs. Health and safety guidance is covered as well as contra-actions and contra-indications and aftercare.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Starting and Marketing Your Business

This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who wish to start their own business whether from home, mobile or in a salon. It includes advice on starting a business as well as marketing advice. Written by leading industry experts, the course includes images and voiceovers to give you the best possible learning experience.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Starting Your Own Business

This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who are wanting to start their own business, whether it be home-based, mobile or in a salon. Written by leading industry experts, the course includes images, voiceovers and online assessments to give you the best possible learning experience.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Successful Retailing

The GTi Successful Retailing course covers all the aspects you will need to know in order to confidently and competently retail products to your clients. The course includes detailed modules on how to choose and prepare your products, how to approach the client and how to measure their response. The course is beautifully written and accompanied by images and voiceovers to give you the best possible learning experience. This theory-only course is completed entirely online, in your own time, so it fits in around a busy lifestyle. There are no online examinations to complete, instead students are provided with a workbook which contains tasks for each module which will help you to tailor the sales process to your own business and products.

Course Dates:

To be announced.

 

Waxing Course

Waxing is an excellent addition to any treatment menu and provides repeat business as it is an essential maintenence option for many clients. The GTi Waxing Course meets the Habia National Occupational Standards and covers the various types of hair removal, anatomy and physiology, skin disorders and diseases, contra-actions and contra-indications, reception, consultation, ventilation, technique, and aftercare.

Course Dates:

To be announced.