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During full time courses, we have a limited number of onsite accommodation for Fast Track Students on the September intake who are over 18. Normally students rent accommodation in the surrounding area. Discover more about accommodation.
Most further education colleges run beauty therapy courses. What makes Champneys Beauty College stand out is that we offer qualifications from the industry's leading international awarding bodies, CIDESCO, and ITEC. What's more we are the only college within a world renowned spa health spa and we are able to offer guaranteed employment to our diploma graduates within Champneys.
Diploma, Part Time, Weekend & CPD Courses: A non refundable deposit of 25% of your course fee is due on acceptance of your place. This secures your place. The balance is due six weeks before commencement of the course (four weeks for weekend and CPD courses).
1 Day Courses: Terms of enrolment for 1 day courses may differ from the above courses - please refer to the document issued to you. Generally, the deposit will enable us to add your name to the course list with your place only being confirmed when full payment has cleared.
We also accept instalment payments on all courses. Please contact us for more details.
Once students have taken their Level 2 and 3 ITEC examinations they are qualified therapists and can start working.
For Diploma courses two sets of uniform (tunic and trousers) and a college fleece are purchased at the time of paying the course fees. For weekend courses one set of uniform (tunic and trousers) is purchased at the start although you have the option to purchase additional ones and fleeces. For one day courses you may be required to wear your own tunic - please see your enrolment documents.
Beauty Therapy courses require that you purchase a full Body and Beauty kit. This will be invoiced for at enrolment.
Students on Professional Development courses are not required to wear therapist uniform apart from the Post Graduate CIDESCO course. We assume that students will have an appropriate therapist uniform but if not then Champneys Beauty College uniforms are available for purchase.
Champneys Beauty College has a growing range of Professional Development (CPD) courses for qualified, experienced therapists ranging from the Postgraduate CIDESCO to qualifications in teaching and salon management.
The 10 month Fast Track Beauty Therapy course is taught Monday to Friday 9.30 am - 5.30pm. There are monthly late night Wednesdays and 5 Saturdays during the year which must be attended.
The 18 month Beauty Therapy course is taught all day Monday - Wednesday or Wednesday - Friday. There are also six Saturdays required throughout the course as well as monthly late Wednesdays.
We also have weekend courses which are generally one weekend a month and one-day short courses held either on a weekend day or a weekday.
We welcome applications from students of all ages (minimum 16) and levels of experience on all of our courses.
Our ITEC/CIDESCO combined diplomas are ideally suited for school leavers whilst we have a range of part time courses ideally suited for career changers including our weekend beauty and weekend massage courses.