Train in the latest courses taking over the beauty industry. All of our courses provide you with professional training and an accredited certificate. We are passionate about what we do, that’s how we do it so well.

At The Academy, you will receive training from the best in the beauty business but also the best in the business business.  Our help and support is ongoing, from the moment you purchase your course and undertake your training, to setting up your own business. We appreciate that putting your faith in us to train you means helping you in every way we can. 

Being properly regulated is so important to us. From CIBTAC, to SQA to Beauty Guild, our wide range of courses offer so many credible and insurable qualifications and accreditations.  Holding these ensures students will be held in the highest esteem by both their future clients and professional employers in the industry.  Our market-leading facilities are modern and chic; our location is accessible.  

We help those from career-changers, brand new to the beauty industry, to salon owners who are looking to grow and become even more successful… and everyone in between.

Anyone can achieve their passion when given the right tools and given the right help. At The Academy, that’s just what we do.  

We always stay up to date with all of the latest trends in the industry. Follow our social media to find out about any new courses or events.



Lash Lift £234.00 ex VAT (kit included)

This Lash Lift course will teach you the technique of perming the eyelash from the root to naturally lift eyelashes. During this course you will also gain an understanding of the consultation and aftercare to give your client, as well as the practical side of offering this treatment including timings and price points.

Brow Lamination £299.00 ex VAT (kit included)

Brow Lamination is perfect for controlling unruly brows, it creates volume and fullness and provides a well-kept brow shape for up to 6-8 weeks.  Perfect for the fuller brow.  Price includes training and kit

Henna Brow £299.00 ex VAT (kit included)

This course focuses on the application of Henna Brows, these are a natural method of achieving a fuller and more defined brow, using entirely plant-based ingredients that offer a safe and gentle dying process.

Waxing £245.00 ex VAT

This waxing course will teach you one of the most popular and highly requested beauty treatments in the industry. You will learn all you need to know in order to perform a basic waxing treatment.

Intimate Female Waxing £155.00 ex VAT

This Intimate Female Waxing course will teach you more advanced treatment techniques for intimate waxing. Specialists in intimate procedures can become very popular with loyal customers who learn to trust their therapist.

Hot Stone Massage £125.00 ex VAT

This Hot Stone Massage course will teach you how to use heated and chilled stones to affect a chemical release within the body. During the course you will gain an understanding of the benefits of Geothermotherapy, as well as massage mediums and using specific hot stone massage techniques


CBD Body Massage £345.00 ex VAT (kit included)

This is the world’s first CBD cosmetology endorsed course. With CBD industry leader, Hashtag Organics, we have created CBD Body Massage course, accredited by CIBTAC. This treatment aims to replenish the Endocannabinoid System and help your client achieve homeostasis.

CBD Facial £438.00 ex VAT (kit included)

Using skincare from CBD industry leader Hashtag Organics, this is the world’s first CIBTAC accredited CBD Facial course. This treatment aims to replenish the Endocannabinoid System and help your client achieve homeostasis.

CBD Wraps £399.00 ex VAT (kit not included)

The aim for these courses are that all learners understand the endocannabinoid system and how CBD works within, creating homeostasis as well as detoxifying or draining effects for their clients. You will also gain an understanding on how these treatments can have beneficial effects on the skin and clients overall well-being. This course is delivered over two days where you learn two different methods of body wrap application.


Dermaplaning £395.00 ex VAT

Dermaplaning is a simple and safe procedure using a fine scalpel at a 45-degree angle to exfoliate the epidermis and rid the skin of fine vellus hair (peach fuzz).

Dermarolling £550.00 ex VAT

This Dermarolling course will teach you the simple and safe procedure of using a rolling device to micro-needle the skin and allow it to regenerate. 

Chemical Peel £250.00 ex VAT

A procedure growing in popularity: A chemical peel is used to resurface and improve the skins appearance using a special chemical solution.

Platinum Pen Mesotherapy £395.00 ex VAT

The Platinum Pen Mesotherapy course will teach you the simple and safe procedure of using this superior technology slim line device to improve the skin’s appearance.

Ekseption Peel £295.00 ex VAT

Ekseption peels are a breakthrough concept in the world of skin rejuvenation and restoration. These peels exfoliate, renew, treat and moisture with a synergy of selected acids and active ingredients (peptides and hyaluronic acid). 

CIBTAC Semi-Permanent Make-up £5,995.00 ex VAT (machine and kit included)

The only CIBTAC accredited SPMU qualification in Scotland. Learn everything you need to know about Semi Permanent Make Up.  Course covers Brow, Lip and Eyeliner treatments.  Training is conducted by an industry recognised CIBTAC Qualified Trainer.


CIBTAC Award in Education £595.00 ex VAT

If you would like to further your career and expand your skills in teaching, then this course will provide you with a CIBTAC Level 3 Qualification to allow you to do so.

Nail your social media game: Instagram guide (online) £35.00 ex VAT

Our social media course covers all you need to know as a business on Instagram. It’s tailored to the beauty industry but would be relevant to any type of business


CIBTAC Nail Tech Qualification £1,199.00 ex VAT

This qualification will teach you the fundamental techniques to allow you to progress in a career as a nail technician. The course includes monitoring and maintaining health and safety in the salon providing manicure and pedicure services applying and maintaining nail enhancements – Acrylic sculptured, Tips and Acrylic overlay, Hard gel sculptures, Tips with hard gel overlay, Nail wraps, safe and effective removals, rebalance of each nail service

Beauty Guild Gel Polish £95.00 ex VAT

This Gel Polish course will introduce you to UV gel systems and teach you to apply gel polish. During the course you will also learn to remove the gel, provide customer aftercare and adapt your treatment to suit the needs of different clients

Beauty Guild Nail Art £65.00 ex VAT

This course focuses on creating the latest looks using various methods of design.

Powder Dip Nails £90.00 ex VAT

This course focuses on the increasingly popular powder dipping system in an overlay method for nails, an alternative to gel or acrylic nails.






5 Star
Aileen Love

Had another fantastic massage from Siobhan today. Can highly recommend. Urban Retreat is a hidden gem, lovely welcoming staff and relaxing environment.

Great Place
Lynne Thomas

Such friendly girls, and a one stop shop for first class treatments 

Highly Recommend!
Leighann McGowan

I completed the mesotheraphy course with Jenny and I honestly could not reccomend her highly enough! the course was great and I left with so much confidence. thank you so much again for being amazing! see you next year for the vampire facial course

Recommend 100%
Nicola Woodard

Amazing training at The Academy. Beautiful setting, wonderful trainers and a very friendly relaxed atmosphere. Thank you so much for my 1-2-1 course. 

Thank you
Catherine Moir

Really pleased with my lash lift today as it will save me using mascara next week at a family funeral. Jennifer is very professional caring and sensitive. Will definitely be back. 

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