In this blog, we’re going to outline the different types of beauty courses that you can take to kick start or advance your career.

If you are thinking about starting a career in the beauty industry, you will be pleased to know that you have plenty of options. There is a wide range of beauty courses available, both classroom-based and online.

Funded Beauty Courses

A beauty course is an investment in yourself and your future. But some of them are more costly than others.

For example, a quality, fully certified Level 3 Nail Technician Course is usually more than £3,000. But once completed, you will have the knowledge and skill to start your business and charge clients for your services.

Thankfully, some training schools, such as Posh Look, offer fully-funded beauty courses. So, if you choose to do a beauty course with us, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan through JTM Ltd, a government training body.

You do not need to pay the loan back until after you have finished your course and are earning more than £27,295 per year. Find out if you are eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan here.

Popular Types Of Beauty Courses

Some types of beauty courses are more popular than others as there is a higher demand for the treatments. Other, such as makeup artistry has become more popular in recent years.

Once you have are fully qualified in the course of your choice, you will then be able to work in a variety of settings. If you would prefer to be self-employed, you could open your own beauty salon, rent a room in an existing high street salon or visit clients in their own home. Alternatively, you could find employment at a health and wellbeing spa, hotel, salon or even on a cruise ship.

If you want a career in beauty, but you’re unsure which type of beauty course to take, we’ve outlined some of the most popular ones below.

Beauty Therapy

Beauty therapists carry out a range of treatments on the face and body, including massages, facials, brow treatments, nail treatments and more.

Some beauty therapists will continue to add to the treatments they offer until they are experienced in a wide range of beauty treatments. Whereas other beauty therapists might choose to specialise in a specific treatment, such as massage.

Beauty therapy is a popular type of beauty course

The Level 3 Beauty Therapy course available at Posh Look covers the following:

  • Semi-Permanent Lashes
  • Fully Body Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Tanning
  • Client Care
  • Promote products and services
  • Health and safety

Nail Technology

There is always a high demand for nail treatments. Many beauticians start their career by becoming a certified nail technician, before adding more treatments to their portfolio. At Posh Look, our Level 3 Nail Technology course covers the following:

  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Introduction fibreglass & silk enhancements
  • Acrylic enhancements on Tips (Dipping system)
  • Gel Polish & Nail Art
  • Display & Promote stock
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Salon Manager
  • E-file

Lash Technology

Lash and brow treatments often go hand in hand. And many lash technicians will go on to train in brow technology too.

Many lash courses, such as Lash Lifting and Semi-Permanent Lashes are just one day courses. However, it takes time and effort to improve your technique and become the very best lash technician you can be.

At Posh Look, our Online Semi-Permanent Lash Course costs just £195. Once you have completed the course, you will be able to apply lash pads correctly, prep and prime the lashes and apply the lashes correctly. You will also be skilled in maintaining and removing lashes safely.

Brow Technology

There are various types of brow courses available. Many beauty therapists will offer standard brow treatments, such as waxing, threading, shaping and tinting as part of a long list of beauty treatments.

Whereas others might prefer to become a specialist brow technician that covers all types of brow treatments, such as HD brows, brow lamination and even microblading.

Makeup Artistry

Makeup artists are in demand! If you love makeup and like to get creative with your makeup looks, makeup artistry may be the perfect career for you. Some makeup artists cover a wide range of makeup styles, whereas others specialise in a specific type of makeup, such as bridal makeup, theatre makeup, fashion makeup or special effects makeup.

At Post Look, our Level 3 Makeup Artistry course covers the following:

  • Health and safety
  • Client care and communication
  • Promote products and services
  • Camouflage makeup
  • Mendhi design
  • Face and body art
  • Media makeup
  • Instruct and apply makeup
  • Fashion photographic makeup
types of beauty courses - makeup artistry

Other Types Of Beauty Courses

When it comes to beauty, there are many directions your career can take you in. Other types of beauty courses that you may want to consider include:

  • Salon Management
  • Aesthetics
  • Holistic Beauty Therapy
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Tanning
  • Hairdressing
  • Barbering

Get In  Touch

Posh Look is a well-established Nail Brand and Training School located in the North West. We are recognised for our high standards and excellent reputation. We currently have 3 training centres in the North West located in Rawtenstall, Rochdale and Widnes.

And we specialise in 3 different Vocational qualifications; Nail Technology, Beauty Therapy and Makeup Artistry. At Posh Look, there is also a range of one day courses to choose from, such as Tanning, Semi-Permanent Lashes, Lash Lift, Waxing and Brows.

If you would like to find out more about the types of beauty courses we offer, please get in touch with our friendly team. You can call us on 01706 551 810 or send us an email at Alternatively, fill out our online form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.