Frequently Asked Questions

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Booking A Course
Which Course Is Right For Me?
Why Choose Elite?
Are There Any Terms & Conditions I Need To Know About?
Is Elite A Covid-Secure Training School?
How Do I Book A Hair Or Beauty Course?
Do You Have Courses For Teachers?
Do You Offer Start-Up Packages?
Which Course Should I Choose?
Where Can I Find Elite School Of Beauty Therapy?
Are You Better Than Other Hair & Beauty Training Centres?
Are You The Best Training School In The UK?

Please read our Terms & Conditions here.

Rest assured, we work within the Government guidelines to ensure we keep you as safe as possible while you are with us.  We will continue wearing appropriate PPE while we are required to do so, and have strict social distancing, hygiene and hand sanitising measures in place.

Many of our courses and workshops can be purchased securely online here.  You can also send an email to us for more information using the form on this page

Our VTCT teaching qualifications are ideal for those wishing to enter the teaching profession or for newly qualified teachers who need further training. These courses involve home-based study which involves learning various units relating to your chosen course, producing a portfolio of evidence and carrying out written assessments. You will email all course work to your tutor for marking.  If you require a meeting with your tutor during your course, we will be happy to arrange a Skype session to give you the support you require. Find out more about our teaching qualifications here.

When starting a new business you want to make things as easy as possible which is why we have designed these Start-Up Beauty Packages at Elite School of Beauty Therapy in Bishop's Stortford.  We have selected the most popular salon treatments so you can build up your business as quickly and effectively as possible. We want to help you so you can clients booking with you time and time again. To make it even easier, we've included Starter Kits so you can get going on your business as soon as you are qualified.   Find out more about our Start Up Packages here.

We offer hair & beauty courses which are ideal for beginners through to advanced beauty therapists and hairdressers.  Explore our Beauty NVQs and VRQs here. Our beauty courses for nails, lashes & brows, facials, massages, hair removal, tanning, make-up, plus the most advanced aesthetics courses can be viewed here.
We also have a great range of courses aimed at the man or woman wanting to start a career in hairdressing or barbering, as well as more advanced courses including balayage and hair extensions workshops. We offer some of the best NVQ hairdressing courses in the UK because we offer fast-track hairdressing courses, teaching in small groups to give you plenty of one-to-one guidance and hands-on practical training. Check out all of our hairdressing and barbering courses here.
Elite School Of Beauty Therapy is based in Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire - close to the Essex border.  Our contact details can be found here You can also find more FAQs here.

We only teach in small groups of 4-6 students to give you plenty of practical training and support. We offer a professional but friendly working environment. We supply models for you to practice on so you can perfect your techniques.  All our tutors are fully qualified and run their own businesses.  We are up to date on all the latest trends and techniques and we offer after-course support.

We like to think we are one of the best training schools in the UK for beauty therapists, aesthetics practitioners, hairdressers and teachers.  Our hair, beauty & aesthetics courses have been designed for you so you can work around your family, job or busy life. We have courses and workshops which are perfect for those wanting to begin a new career as well as individuals wanting to refresh or acquire new skills. All our tutors are fully qualified hair and beauty lecturers who combine teaching with the running of their own successful hair and beauty businesses.  Plus, with over fifty years’ commercial experience between them, our tutors can offer students invaluable advice and assistance throughout the course.