Do you want to Learn?

Do you want to achieve more advanced qualification?

Do you want to progress in your career but you feel you may not have the time to learn?

Realise your potential. The London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) is now offering a number adult flexible learning course in Beauty Therapy, Hair & Media Make-Up, Advanced Aesthetics and Spa & Salon Management for the 2018/19 academic year supporting you to manage your learning and career development.


Flexible Learning

Beauty Therapy, Hair & Media Make-up, Advanced Aesthetic and Spa & Salon Management courses have traditionally been a very face-to-face, attend college, classroom based delivery. LCBT has now the opportunity through the Government's Flexible Adult Learning Fund to redesign and create a curriculum where you can study the theory and techniques from your own home or any location whether you have a device that can connect to the internet.

We have reduced the time needed in College by up to 50% by creating engaging and informative e-Learning do can undertake from your own computer or most internet connected mobile devices. You can choose whether you want to come to college for certain lessons or learn from home in your own time around you. Its flexible! There will still be a requirement to attend college to undertake some mandatory lessons, hands on practice, practical assessments and theory recaps, but there will be more time to study away from the college. Call us on 0207 208 1300 to speak with an advisor or email:



LCBT will provide you with Tunic and Trousers to wear whilst you are at college. A separate fee will be required for a kit to complete all the treatments required for your qualification.


Course Information and Time

The majority of the theorectical learning can be done at your own time, around your life and work commitments. For the times you need to attend the college for mandatory lessons, hands on practice, tests and practical assessments, we will endeavour to find a course that will best fit around you. All our tutors have extensive Beauty Therapy, Hair & Media Make-up and Retail experience in the industry. You will be given a chance to attend to meet with our job shop and also attend an interview with one of the leading make up brands.

Flexible learning for our vocational courses come in predominantly three schedules*.
(*Courses are subject to availability)

  • 1 day a week at the college, with expected mandatory e-learning and practice to be undertaken away from the college
  • 1 day a month at the college, with expected mandatory e-learning and self research to be undertaken away form the college (only available for Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management)

Courses normally last between 5 to 8 months depending on your chosen course.

Course times are normally 9:00am to 6:00pm (unless stated otherwise) with some courses including occasion evening hours (12:00pm to 9:00pm) and Saturdays (mainly for experience, enrichement and observation on clients). Please enquire with the College Admission Advisors in relation to the times and expectations of the course before applying.

Please note: All courses have minimum learner number expectations to run. If minimum numbers are not met before the course starts, LCBT reserves the right to cancelled or pushed back/delay any course to another time. Should this happen and you have paid and booked on to the course, you will offered a place on the next related course, or if one is not available or does not suit your requirements, a full refund will be given.

Qualifications (Flexible)

Currently the Adult courses we offer under a flexible approach are:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up
  • Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management
  • Level 4 Diploma in Micro-Needling and Chemical Peeling (Coming soon)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Men's and Women's Hairdressing (Coming soon)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (Coming soon)
  • Functional Skills (Coming soon)



Once you have successfully completed and achieved your qualification there are a number of progression routes both within education and careers within the industry that we can support and advise you on.

Our experienced tutors and job shop advisers will be able to provide you advice on your progression routes within the Beauty, Hair and Make-up industry with regular employer interviews being held at LCBT throughout the year.

Click HERE to see possible Beauty Therapy and Hair & Media Make-up progression routes.





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