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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Our student therapists perform the treatments once they have successfully completed the necessary training, providing them with commercial experience to support them on their journey…


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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We love this work by @makeupbyholly.beth. Well done at bringing the inside out…
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Nail related qualifications are essential for any nail technician. Whether you wish to work in a beauty salon, nail bar or freelance you will always be in demand of these treatments
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How amazing is this pop art comic #MakeUp effect? Well done to @merc_makeup for this amazing work of art!
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The Beauty industry is a worldwide phenomenon; it thrives in a recession and is worth an estimated £15 billion in the UK alone! Qualify as a Beauty Therapist and it’s your choice where you want to work in the UK and internationally!
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We are in love & slightly scared by these creations from hair & media make-up learners @decapitateddoll & @melodyyy.mua
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Think ahead! No plans for the next 2 months? Then sign up to our Level 2 certificate in Make-Up commencing tomorrow! What have you got to lose? For more information click here




    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