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 six 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 and internationally 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, our qualified staff will be pleased to offer their advice. We take a maximum of 2-7 students per class depending on the course. Your specific requirements can be discussed and we will make sure that the course is suitable for your current level of knowledge. We will suggest reading material that will help you get the most from the course where that would be useful.

When you have selected the course(s) of your choice we can advise you of available course dates. The I.B.S. Diploma courses are available on selected days each month, but can also be booked as a one-to-one training on days of your choice. Weekday and some weekend courses are available.

Course information on 0115 981 8317. Please call to check dates and availability.


Full Day Course 9:30 or 10.00am start --- 4.00 to 5:00 pm finish - depending on subject

Half Day Course 9:30 am –1:00 pm or 1:30 pm –5:00 pm

Half Day Workshop 10:30am – 1.00 pm


Our course fees can be found in the Prospectus here. To secure a place in your chosen subject(s) we will require a deposit when booking. The balance payment must be received no less than 5 working days before the course begins. There is no charge for debit card or cash payments - a 3% charge is made for credit card transactions. 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 ensure all clothing worn is suitable and close-fitting or you may wish to wear your own overall for the practical element of the training.

We ask that long hair is 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 for close work.

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.


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 we will be pleased to advise you on a selection of hotels and bed & breakfast facilities in our area.

Student Kits

Student kits and relative products can be obtained from our on-site Beauty Salon Supply company. All of our students are entitled to a student discount on the day of training and all kits purchased are at a special training discount price.

If you would like to collect products for use when completing a course please contact us and we can arrange for your order to be ready for collection on the day. Full details of student kits and products can be found on our website.