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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Seeing talent like this is what gets us out of bed in the morning! 👏👏 Huge congrats to Hair & Media Make-Up student Molly for winning the "British Values" competition. We love motivating our learners. Find your perfect course today:
Good advice! It's amazing how much you can learn when you meet new people 💖 #FridayFeeling #courses #Students #makeup #London #FitnessGoals #hairstyle #nailart
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@ideal_home_show: Heading to #IdealSpring this weekend? Why not treatment yourself to a little me-time and enjoy a free treatment at our Pamper Lounge, supported by @TheLCBT? #beauty #nails #makeup #hair
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If you're looking for a stunning party look, Hair & Media Make-Up student @jadelilsbmua has got you covered! What's Saturday night without a bit of sparkle? ✨✨ Turn your passion into a career with one of our make-up courses. #makeupartist #courses
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@CosmeticCluster: Thousands of cosmetic professionals invited to take part in the largest UK wide collaborative survey @TheCTPA @CEW_UK @TheLCBT @SCS_Society @HCFCatch
We're proud to offer English and Maths GCSEs at LCBT! 👍 Better yet, you can earn these qualifications whilst studying one of our many courses. Interested? Head to our website to learn more: #beauty #fitness #hairstyle #makeupartist #courses #StudyIdeas
Want an easy vintage hairstyle? In this video, an LCBT lecturer shows you how it's done 💁‍♀️ If you'd love to work in a salon, discover our hairdressing course today 💇 #hairstyles #vintage #courses #studentsuccess #London #hairdresser
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@ideal_home_show: Head over to the Pamper Lounge supported by @TheLCBT for free beauty treatments at #IdealSpring! They also have men’s cut and styling available today! #beauty


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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When your nails are on point 💅 Hair & Media Make-Up learner Mae is rocking the Barbie-inspired look. Do you live and breathe all things beauty? Our course could be for you. Discover more:
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This is INSAAAANE! 🐙 @AbbyRobertsArtistry is killing it with @ColourPopCosmetics Home for the launch of their new @DisneyUK villains collection. Find out about our make-up course and start your career as a MUA!
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Just how pretty is this strobing effect from Level 2 Hair and Media Make-Up learner, Martrice? 💥✨

Looking for a MUA course in London? More info on our course here👉
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Teamwork makes the dream work 💪 We love this collaboration between @UltaBeauty and @WellaUK! Feeling inspired? Our hairdressing course will put you on the path to becoming a pro. Find out more and start your journey today!
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How amazing is this prosthetic make-up by @KMEffectsLtd? 👏 Transforming models into terrifying creatures is hard work, but so satisfying! Want to work in TV, film or theatre? Join our course today:
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    The BBC came into LCBT college recently and filmed one of our level 2 Hair and Media groups who had a lesson on climate change and the cosmetics industry. They used the recycling that was collected around the college and have created some interesting hairstyling looks, using a variety of material. […]


"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