Have you ever considered a new career in the beauty industry but are worried about not being able to train because of time. The Learning Curve Group Hair & Beauty Academy offers beauty short courses which cover all the different aspects that are required to be a fully qualified Beauty Therapist. These courses range in many different sections of the industry such as hair & makeup, beauty therapy and nail technology. Our academies are here to explain in detail why all of our short courses could be beneficial to you. If you would like more information on our short beauty courses please call us on 020 8953 9344 today. 

Why The Beauty Industry?

The UK’s beauty industry is thriving more now than ever and is worth billions of pounds. Everyone enjoys being pampered and relaxing for a while, which is one of the many reasons why you will never be short of clients in this industry. Beauty qualifications can allow you to work anywhere in the world, from London Fashion Week to a cruise ship to an everyday salon in your local town, the opportunities are endless. 

Types Of Qualifications

VTCT stands for Vocational Training Charitable Trust – This is the assessment organisation who will award you your certification for your beauty therapy diploma.

NVQ stands for National Vocational Qualifications which is the general name given to the courses in the United Kingdom. It is important to understand that the certificate shows great knowledge for your new found skills and abilities. 

VRQ  stands for Vocationally Recognised Qualifications. These are courses which aim to teach students a variety of skills. They will provide students with a great knowledge of skills to excel in the industry and in order to pass a course of their choice. 

Which Short Courses Do We Offer? 

Learning Curve’s Hair & Beauty Academy offers Level 2 and level 3 courses in hair, makeup, beauty therapy and nail technology. These courses range from 1 day to 2 weeks and they all range in different sectors of the industry. Some example of the many courses we have from each category are as followed; 

Hair and Beauty: 

  • LLAH Accredited Bridal Hair (3-day course) 
  • VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Makeup (7- day course) 
  • VTCT Level 3 Award in Media Makeup. (6-day course) 

Beauty Therapy: 

  • VTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Single Eyelash Extension Treatment (2-day course) 
  • VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage (6-day course) 
  • VTCT Level 2 Award in Eyelash & Eyebrow Treatment (2-day course) 

Nail Technician:

  • VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Art (2-day course) 
  • NSI Gel Nails Course (1-day course) 
  • VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology (5-day course) 

If you would like to find out more about these courses or our other courses we offer please visit our website for more information. 

Why Study A Short Course? 

Short courses are there for people who can’t fully commit to the time of studying full time. You may want to take up a short course for personal development, for career progression or simply because you are very interested in a particular subject. Short courses also allow someone to learn more about a subject for a future career whilst also still getting some hands-on work experience in the workplace too. Which means you are learning and gaining experience at the same time which is always a win-win situation. 

Time To Discover What Interests You Most 

When you are studying a full-time course it can be very easy to be consumed by all of the information being handed out, which is completely normal as there is a lot to learn. When taking up a short course it means you can concentrate on a section of the industry that you are interested in more in-depth becoming more specialised in a certain topic, which could benefit you in the long run. Short courses also give you the time to research other courses which are available for you to further develop your skills to maximise your full potential. 

Making Friends And Connections

Short courses and full-time courses allow you to meet new and interesting people who are interested in the same things as you. The knowledge you will gain from meeting other people is just as valuable as the courses themselves. Creating these strong links and connections when you are studying is important as these people could help you further your career in the near future. 

Expanding Your Mind

Expanding your career options is one thing but through short courses, you will also grow your knowledge in a subject area of your choice. Learning more about something you are interested in is a transformational process which can involve you as a person changing the way you process information, think and manage difficult situations which you could come across in life daily. 

Applying What You Have Learnt Immediately 

The main benefit of a short course is that you don’t have to wait too long to show an employer how you have improved your knowledge and skills. You can almost instantly put all of your new found knowledge into a practical situation and work at what you have learnt in your course as soon as the following day. 

Becoming An Entrepreneur

Maybe beauty is a new career path that you want to take in life. You may want to start your own business but to do so you will need a vast range of skills other than those that you have obtained already. You could take a selection of short courses which can build a rounded and custom base of skills which can allow you to become an entrepreneur of your own business and carve out your own career path. 

Filling Up The Gaps

Short courses are a brilliant way to fill in the gaps in your knowledge as you then give yourself that competitive edge over your competitors when it comes to job promotions. The beauty industry is ever-changing and evolving so when applying for a job it’s clear to employers when a potential employee is refreshing their skills regularly and keeping on top of new trends within the industry. 

Career Development

We provide short course qualifications which will be a great addition to your CV if you are hoping to move forward in your career. We are extremely dedicated to improving the employability amongst our students. Our courses give you an excellent opportunity to improve your career and earning potential with a mix of skills which will make you stand out to potential employers.

The Learning Curve Hair & Beauty Academy

Our academy provide a huge range of short courses for anyone interested in learning life-changing skills. Our courses are based in London, Chiswick & Borehamwood. Our main aim is to ensure that the people who choose to study with us are taught at the highest standard and to make sure all of our learners are fully trained in their chosen courses to place them in the best possible position they can be to either start their own business or get the dream job they have always wanted. If you would like more information on our Academy and our short courses please visit our website or call us at 20289 539 344. 

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