Setting up your beauty academy is more than just a job. You’ll have the freedom to teach what you love and help a new batch of beauticians into the industry. Plus, you’ll gain valuable experience as an educator and assessor. Your new role will give you many exciting opportunities and responsibilities as you help learners into their dream careers.
You’ll need qualifications if you wish to set up your own beauty academy. In this article, we take a look at the qualifications you’ll need, and we’ll also answer some of the most frequently asked questions about starting a beauty academy.
What qualifications do I need to open a beauty academy?
Level 3 Award in Education & Training (PTLLS)
To teach and assess in your beauty academy, you’ll need the Level 3 Award in Education & Training (PTLLS). This is an entry-level qualification that certifies you to teach and train others.
The course is comprised of three mandatory units:
- Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
- Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training
- Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
You must be at least 19 years old and have a good standard of written and spoken English to obtain this qualification.
The PTLLS qualification takes roughly 120 hours to complete. With CTC Training you can take this course at your leisure. Our online learning platform is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Find out more about the Level 3 Award in Education & Training (PTLLS) here.
Questions and advice for setting up your own beauty academy
Who should be my awarding body?
CTC Training works with TQUK to provide a range of qualifications. TQUK are one of the leading awarding bodies in the UK and run a range of NVQ qualifications in hair and beauty.
What classes can I offer?
When you set up your own beauty academy, you’ll have control over what is taught. You could choose to teach a broad range of skills or focus on a few specific areas.
Can I complete my qualifications online and at my own pace?
All of the qualifications you need to set up your own beauty academy can be completed online and at your own pace with CTC Training.
Available nationwide, CTC Training offers a range of online learning courses that can be completed on your own schedule. When you enrol on a course you’ll gain 24/7 access to an online student portal, where you can view course content and upload assessments at your leisure. You’ll also be designated a tutor who will be available to contact by telephone, email or online chat throughout the duration of your course.