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 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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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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Congratulations to @madeleineraynel & @treatwell_uk for winning an achiever award at this years #CEWAwards. #DidYouKnow Treatwell started in London 2008 around a dinner table?
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Congratulations to @orielefrank for winning an #AchieverAward at the #CEWAchieverAwards this year. #DidYouKnow she also coaches the U9's mini rugby every Sunday at Wasps Rugby FC?
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#creativemakeup day for our Level 3 Hair & Media Make-up learners #lestweforget🌺 #rememberanceday #poppies #lcbt @ The LCBT
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Congratulations to Margaret Dabbs for winning an Achievers Award at the #CEWAchieverAwards. #DidYouKnow Margaret set up her first foot clinic in 1998, and now has a globally recognised brand?
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We had a very successful assessment day with @cliniqueuk. 💄 Well done to the learners that passed their assessment and interview yesterday #clinique #careers #skincare #makeup #jobshop @ The LCBT
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#DidYouKnow both @carolinehirons mother and grandmother ran a beauty shop? We guess it runs in the family, congratulations for winning an Achiever Award at this years #CEWAwards Caroline...




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"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