Frequently Asked Questions
All our lecturers hold teaching qualifications and are registered assessors with the appropriate qualifications in the subject areas they teach.
All our courses are accredited by BABTAC and Guild of Professional Beauty Therapist which can arrange inexpensive insurance.
If English is not your first language and you feel you may find the course difficult to understand then please bring this to our attention so we can make the requirements needed for your success on the course. An interpreter can be used to help in the process. If students are unable to answer questions written or orally to show a satisfactory understanding of the subject then we reserve the right not to award our diploma which states that students have successfully completed a course at the required standard.
When you purchase an online course from Beautec, we will send you a website link, username and password to be able to access all the online material you will need for your course. We will also email you an information pack on your chosen course. When you have received all the relevant material you can start working on your course. You will need to read all the information, complete all online exercises and follow our step-by-step practical video guide. Once this is all complete, you will need to do 3 practical assessments in your chosen subject. These will need supporting video or photo evidence, which will need to be sent to us via email to be assessed.
Once you submit all your theory work one of our experienced lecturers will mark it and if it is all correct you will be able to start your practical assessments. You have to complete 3 practical assessments, all meeting different requirements and provide supporting video/photo evidence of each one. We will instruct you on certain specifications that we will need to see.
The course itself has no minimum time expectation; you can complete it as quick as you wish. However you must complete within one year of your purchase date. Any work not submitted with in this time will be invalid and we will be unable to provide you with a certificate.
A 30% deposit is required to hold a place on our courses and the balance is due 2 weeks prior to the course commencing. With our NVQ courses we can set up flexible payment plans, which enable you to pay whilst you study. All payments must be complete one month before the end of the course.
The day is predominantly practical which will give you the experience you need to master the skill. You will be working on fellow students, this allows you to feel the treatments and also, give & receive feedback.
In the event that you need technical support you can contact our customer care team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, call us on 02033848427.
Deposits and course payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. Failure to attend a confirmed course will result in the loss of all payments made for that course. Beautec reserve the right to offer a new date for any courses we may have to cancel.
Full post-course support is offered. This can be done through email, telephone or in person and all students are encouraged to stay in touch.
On completion of the course you will receive a Beautec Diploma, which is accredited by BABTAC and The Guild of Beauty Therapy. This diploma allows you to gain insurance and work with in the industry.
As all our courses are approved by the leading industry associations, we are well known and have a good reputation with in salons and industry professionals. We’ve had lots of leading salons send their own employees to us for training.
A professional beauty uniform is preferred, but if you are new to the industry comfortable, plain short sleeve clothing is best. Jewellery to be removed and hair tied off the face.
This can vary from course to course. Our day courses normal run from 10:00 to 17:00 and half day courses from 10:00 to 1:30. NVQ courses run on a weekly basis dependent on the level and usually run 9:30 - 4:30.
Beautec Aesthetics is situated on the London / Essex / Herts Border 5 minutes from Loughton station on the London Underground Central Line – 20 minutes from Liverpool Street. With easy access by road, 10 minutes from the M25, Junction 26 at Waltham Abbey and less than 5 minutes from the M11 junction 5, we are perfectly situated to suit both local and commuting students.
For our short courses, all equipment and products are provided for you on the day. Howevr, if you would like to purchase a kit, we can provide one for any of the courses you part take in.
You will need a kit to be able to meet all the practical requirements, which can be purchased from us directly or we can give you a list of all the materials you will need and you can source them yourself. You can find all of our kits on our website, and we deliver to you directly.
As all our courses are accredited, you will be able to get insurance and work as self-employed either as a mobile therapist or in a salon/beauty room.
All courses will go ahead, although if there is only one person on the course you will be required to bring a model.