Course Information

Course Information

Course Benefits

Our training courses feature the latest innovations in the field of beauty care and all include guidance on the current range of available products and their suitability for differing client needs. Course benefits are:

  • The nationally recognised Independent Beauty Specialist Diploma (IBSD)
  • Small group and individual tuition in a friendly and professional environment
  • Available five days a week
  • Proven training methods that maximise the learning process
  • Emphasis on successful practical work
  • Instruction in the highest standards of hygiene
  • Flexible tuition to fit with your busy schedule
  • Practically based modular courses including relevant theory
  • Professional instruction manuals provided for each subject
  • Backup, help and advice always available

We will advise you on how to price, market and allocate time for each treatment so you can use your new knowledge effectively and profitably.

We place the highest priority on hygiene and safety procedures including all aspects of sterilisation in accordance with current legislation.

Our Beauty Specialist courses are recognised by leading insurance providers and Beauty Societies, such as BABTAC and the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.

Courses can be booked on group days allocated or individual one to one courses on days of your choice.

Our team of experienced and qualified teachers, therapists and technicians will ensure the successful completion of your course and, with over 30 years of experience, our professional training methods and back-up are your guarantee of success.

Course Information

With over 30 years of experience, the Cosmetic Consultants Beauty School offers a wide range of beauty therapy training courses taught in a professional and friendly environment. Situated in West Bridgford we are just 2 miles from Nottingham city centre and train station. East Midlands airport is just over 12 miles away.

Courses are aimed at both beginners and qualified therapists wishing to extend their range of skills with new innovative treatments. All courses are nationally recognised and accredited for insurance purposes and government licensing where necessary. Choose from a wide range of intensive part time courses tailored to your individual training needs and delivered by highly qualified and experienced staff. Courses are available six days a week and some can be booked on days of your choice to fit in with your busy schedule.

Our intensive courses are flexibly structured to ensure a fast completion of individual modules enabling you to both train and meet your work commitments. On completion you will be able to offer profitable beauty treatments using the skills you have acquired.

Here at Cosmetic Consultants you can be assured that you will be working in a completely professional environment and, with our highly qualified experienced teachers, you really are learning from the best. You will be provided with the appropriate equipment needed to undertake your course and all training manuals are included to optimise your learning. When you have completed the course you will receive a nationally recognised Diploma. With these short and intensive courses learning a new skill has never been easier. All models are provided for practical work where possible to allow you to spend all of your time focussed on completing your course and covering the required syllabus.

Having completed your choice of course you will be able to work professionally on your clients with confidence and skill in the knowledge that we are always here to back you up with help and advice in the future.

Booking Information

For further help in choosing the right course please call Jackie or Sarah who will be pleased to offer their advice.

Refer to the Available Courses Tab on our Homepage. This links to our Facebook page where we continually update monthly course dates.

Course information on 0115 981 8317.

Please call to check dates and availability.



Our course fees can be found in the Prospectus here. To secure a place in your chosen subject(s) we will require a 25 % deposit when booking. The balance payment must be received no less than 3 working days before the course begins. Any alteration to course details, including cancellations, will incur a £45 administration fee. No refunds will be made unless 10 working days notice is given but courses can be moved with at least 5 working days notice.


What You Will need

Everything will be provided for your course. Please wear a beauty uniform or dark trousers and a smart fitted top with no fluted sleeves. No Jeans or trainers please.

Long hair needs to be tied back and nails are of suitable length for the course being taken i.e. short nails for facials and massage.

Some close-up work may require suitable glasses or magnifying lenses - please ensure you bring these with you.

Models For Practical Work

For most courses models will be supplied for you to work on. In some instances you may be asked to provide a model for the practical element of your course – if this is necessary it will be confirmed when a booking is made. Clients pay just £5 to be models and £10 for any Advanced Electrical Treatments


Our training centre is conveniently situated close to Trent Bridge, Nottingham, approximately 1 mile from the city centre, in the heart of the East Midlands and is easily reached by road, rail and air. (See map at back of the Prospectus). We have onsite parking facilities and there is on road parking locally.

Hotel Bookings

If you need accommodation there is a wide selection of hotels and bed & breakfast facilities in our area.

Student Kits

We can pre order Student kits for you from Beauty Salon Supplies, please ask for details and costs when booking so we can ensure we have them ready for you. Alternatively you can visit Beauty Salon Supplies, which is a 5 minute drive from Cosmetic Consultants, following your course. Discounts are available for our trainees.

All tools and equipment are provided for your courses, but you will need items for case studies for Semi Permanent lashes and Russian Lashes. Other kits can also be purchesed including Lash Lift, UV Gel Extensions and Acrylic Nail Extensions.