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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"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