Frequently Asked Questions
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No, not on the short intensive courses. Some students if they have them are welcome to wear theirs but on the whole, students wear something comfortable and decide on their uniforms at a later stage.
There is a maximum of four students to a class allowing for individual attention where necessary.
The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists can provide you with information on insuring your beauty or aesthetics salon. For more information, visit their website at https://www.beautyguild.com/
Elite School of Hair & Beauty in Bishop's Stortford offers a comprehensive range of kits which are available for you to buy. We will also advise you on wholesalers, trade outlets etc for future purchases.
This largely depends on the area where you are going to be based. Prices for treatments vary considerably throughout the country so you need to carry out some market research.
All of the tutors at Elite School of Beauty Therapy in Hertfordshire are experienced therapists who have worked in the industry and have gained a wealth of knowledge to advise you whilst you are on our hair, beauty and aesthetics courses.
Our Hertfordshire hair & beauty training school offers private education to those individuals that wish to fast track their studies. At the end of your short intensive course, you will receive the Elite Diploma which will enable you to get insurance to practise beauty therapies in the UK. We offer NVQs taught over a shorter period of time than your local college as we teach in smaller groups.
At our Hertfordshire hair & beauty training school we teach in very small groups on an intensive basis. The majority of the day is practical work virtually on a one-one basis, coupled with on-hand assistance, should it be required. You’ll be amazed at what you can learn in a day!
All our tutors have recognised teaching qualifications and also we have 5 VTCT Assessors on our staff.
Yes, within salons, mobile or home based. We have over fifty years of industry experience to share with the students and every tutor runs their own successful Hair or Beauty business alongside teaching your courses.
We supply models for you to practice on. If you would prefer, you can bring a friend or family member with you to work on instead.
Training courses are offered to men and women. These courses are usually run separately but, on occasions, we offer mixed classes. You will be advised if a member of the opposite sex has requested to attend a course, but due to the small number on the courses this rarely happens.
Yes. There will always be someone at the end of the phone to help you and offer advice.
We will talk and help you as much as possible either over the phone or at the centre. If you are still struggling we will invite you back to re-sit your course free of charge.
This depends on which course you choose. There isn’t a formal exam on the Short Intensive Diploma courses as you are assessed as the day progresses. The VTCT qualifications are structured to include end of unit exams, written questions and practical assessments.
All Beauty and Hair Diploma courses are fully accredited with the Beauty Guild or ABT. On successful completion of your course, you will receive an E-certificate which will enable you to obtain public liability insurance.
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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.
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.
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.