The London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) was founded in 1995 and is the largest funded specialist college of its kind. Courses in Beauty Therapy, Hair & Media Make-up, Hairdressing and Fitness start all year round with a range of flexible dates and times to meet your needs!

We give you the option for progression onto higher levels or into employment through our in-house Job Shop with links to the largest and most prestigious employers in the industries.

We provide a range of short specialist courses and advanced specialisms at Level 4 in areas such as Spa and Salon Management Diplomas; Aesthetics and Medi-Aesthetics qualifications in partnership with Sally Durant and awarded by CIBTAC and Advanced Epilation/Electrolysis courses as the London Sterex Academy.

If interested in apprenticeships we offer them in areas such as Management, Beauty therapy, and Hairdressing working with leading employers like Dermalogica, and L’Oréal and many more.

If you are aged 16-18 or 19+ unemployed on eligible benefits, we offer fully funded, part funded or advanced learner loans depending on eligibility.

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@paintbucketnails? 😍💅 If you live in the nail salon, a career as a nail tech could be the perfect choice! Discover our course today: #nails #nailart #nail #courses #Students #London
This super creative hairstyle by @GuidoPalau has us shook! 😲👏👏 Think you've got what it takes to shine in the salon? Discover our Hairdressing course today: #hair #hairstyles #courses #Students #learning #London #MondayMotivation
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We work with the amazing @KryolanProfessionalMakeup? 👌💄 They provide all materials you need to get started on our Hair & Media Make-Up course! If you're interested in working in the make-up industry, check out our course today: #mua #makeup #courses
Highlights on point 💁‍♀️ 💇 Huge well done to Womens & Mens Hairdressing student Amber for this stunning look 👏 Dream of working in a hair salon? Learn more about how our course could help: #hair #hairstyles #courses #London #Students
How DOES she do it?! @AbbyRobertsArtistry has blown us away once again with her @ArianaGrande
make-up look! 😲👏👏 Want to showcase your own skills? #mua #makeupartist #makeup #courses #Students #London
Consider joining our course today!
This nail art by @drybylondon gets a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ rating from us! We love freehand designs 👌 Dream of working in a nail salon? Join our course today: #nails #nailart #courses #Students #London #learning
Our fabulous lecturer @gmorrishairandmakeup gives the BEST demonstrations! We absolutely love this jellyfish body art ✨🐟 Want to develop your skills and kickstart a career as an MUA? Discover our course today: #mua #makeup #makeupartist #courses
We can't stop looking at this stunning glitter wing by @misslilith! ✨✨😍 Got a steady hand and a passion for great make-up? We've got a course for you! Learn more: #makeup #makeupartist #courses #beauty #London #Students #studentsuccess
Dream of working in a leading hair salon? 💇 Our Level 2 Diploma in Women's and Men's Hairdressing is perfect to develop your skills and gain salon experience, with direct access to industry experts! Learn more today: #hairstyle #hair #courses #London


LCBT is a world class provider of training in beauty and fitness. ‘Courses for Careers’ is at the heart of our mantra, and once qualified, we will assist you into full-time employment using the close contacts we have established through our exclusive in-house job shop. Success results have been consistently outstanding, with an average of 94% of students going into employment or continuing in education. OPEN ALL YEAR, 6 DAYS A WEEK & EVENINGS - NO TERM BREAKS - FINISH QUICKER - MONTHLY START DATES - ENROL AT ANY TIME
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This super creative hairstyle by Guido Palau has us shook! 😲👏👏 Think you've got what it takes to shine in the salon? Discover our Hairdressing course today:
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If you can dream it, you can do it ✨ Meet Benefit Cosmetics UK new brand ambassador! Kate Grant Model is a model with Down's syndrome who proves that people from all walks of life can achieve their dreams. What a gorgeous campaign 💖
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That. 👏 Balance. 👏 Though. 👏
2 Meal Day is amazing and we recommend checking out his Instagram for some serious fitspo! If you love spending time in the gym, why not try our Health & Fitness course and kickstart your career! Learn more:
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A classic glam look is always a good idea! Shout-out to our Hair & Media Make-Up learner Eleanor for nailing it 🙌 Considering a career in make-up? Learn more about our course today:
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Want to advance in your career, but can't commit to normal college hours? Our Adult Flexible Learning course is here to help! 🦸‍♀️ We've reduced the amount of time you need to spend in the college, so you can balance your work and life more easily. Learn more:
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Heard about our NARS Cosmetics Face Chart Challenge? 👂 You could win NARS goodies AND a professional makeover! 😍 Simply print out the face chart and show us your best make-up design themed around the iconic NARS aesthetic. Upload your finished design to Instagram with the hashtags #NARS and #FaceChartChallenge and remember to tag both @thelcbt and @citizenjanes! Good luck 🎨


    LCBT are proud to present a selection of wellness events from our partners and wellbeing experts Aromatherapy Associates. Join us on the following dates to learn about how you can introduce aromatherapy into your life: Thursday 24th January 2019 –  Aromatherapy for re-energising Essential […]


"I had a really good time at LCBT all through my course, learning new skills and meeting amazing people"Oriola Vruzhja, Level 3 Beauty Therapy
"Excellent environment, I am happy learning here"Shiuly Begum, Level 2 Beauty Therapy Services
"I would recommend LCBT to anyone wishing to study Beauty Therapy or Fitness Instruction"Paige Willer, Level 3 Personal Training
"I really enjoyed it, the study method is amazing"Amanda Oliboni, Level 2 Beauty Therapy