Only one full day and one half day a week for 16 weeks
Career in the beauty industry
No experience needed
Valuable certificate accredited by VTCT
96% Pass Rate
The course is designed for those who have no experience but are passionate to start a new career and learn techniques to enhance their employment in the nail industry.
Unlimited guidance and strategic planning sessions with our careers advisor and access after you graduate. He will work with you to discover what career path you enjoy in the nail industry and help to set you up for employment, no matter what avenue you choose, e.g freelance, rent a chair in a salon or opening up your own salon. You also have free access to our vacancy database to help you find employment when you graduate.
You don’t have to rely on willpower and panic to create your professional website, or even pay a penny to a web hosting company.
Take full advantage of our FREE website builder that includes everything from your portfolio, an about me page to a contact form where clients can request your services by sending you an email that will be redirected to your personal email address.
It’s simple, create your quick website using the pre-edited sections, all you have to do is plug in your personality, upload your photos and you are ready to book clients!
When you graduate, you’ll receive an internationally recognised VTCT Level 2 Diploma certificate, recognised by the UK’s leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) You can work in the beauty industry straight away as a junior nail technician or choose to develop your skills with further training.
At CPBA we have 10 Years of experience in Government funding and employment strategies for people wanted to gain a career in the beauty industry. We have helped 5,000 job seekers go from struggling to land a job interview to living their dream job in as little as 6 months.
You can graduate in 16 weeks by attending 1 full day and 1 half day at our salon. This is your fast track way to launch a new career. You NEED to have a passion in barbering and commit to practising the techniques in your spare time to fully benefit from the quick pace.
You will be tutored by a beauty industry professional who will guide you through practical lessons with practise on yourself, other clients, manicure hands and real clients. They will push you to reach your goals and you will be assessed on your theory skills with written assignments to make sure you fully understand the importance of nail anatomy.
Due to the current situation caused by COVID-19 you will learn the theory through online live sessions using Zoom application, and you will come to our centre for the practical part of your training. In the classroom you have the tutors full attention by working in a small group with 12* other students.
*Until we can go back to normal, there will be maximum 6-7 learners in the classroom at the same time and the necessary PPE (face shield/mask, hand sanitiser) will be provided.
*Aged 19 or over
*To wear a black uniform including black flat shoes, we provide you with 1 free CPBA t-shirt
*Purchase your own nail kit (available to purchase from the Academy)
The total cost of the course is £1,800 but you may be eligible for free funding if.
*You are between the age 19-23rd and this is your FIRST Level 2 qualification
*You are 23 and unemployed or earn less than £15,736.50 per year.
If you do not meet this criteria you may still be eligible for government funding but you may have to pay a £100 registration fee.
You are required to pay an administration fee that will be deducted from your registration fee or kit fee once you start the course.
For more information regarding our terms and conditions and if you are eligible for free funding please visit Free Funding
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I learned how to do nails, extensions, and nail art.
I loved the training. Straight after completing the course I’ve been offered a job at CPBA and I love every minute of it ever since.
Everything was perfect . I’m very impressed by Candor Professional Beauty Academy. I learned new treatments and I filled up the gaps in my knowledge which improved my career.
The best thing it was the lessons with the tutor and my classmates. We re-ally enjoyed learning together.
Everything was nice, friendly. Lessons were interesting and the activities made learning very easy.
I have learnt a lot during my time in the course even new things that never thought I’d learn. My tutor found ways to keep the course interesting such as playing games that helped us remember what we have learnt.
At beauty college, I completed a level two and level three in nail technology. When I finished training CPBA, I continued to practice and study, focusing on acrylics because that is what I wanted to work with. I created social media accounts to connect with people in my area and then my career just went from there! I now have a business with regular clients and I rent space at Glamour Ready, a salon in Walton on the Hill, Surrey. The skills and qualifications that I have gained from going to beauty school have enabled me to be able to work within salons and push myself within self employment where there are no limits to my success. I always wanted to be self employed so it could fit around my daughter and so I could provide a better future for her. One day, I would like to open my own salon and bring out my own brand of nail products.
I had a little bit of previous experience and I was already interested in nails, so I decided to get a professional qualification to help me with my next step. I completed a level three diploma in nail technology at CPBA. The beauty course went for 17 weeks, part-time at one and a half days each week. I really enjoyed my beauty training. Everyone was helpful and my tutor knew a lot. It was just a re-ally good atmosphere to learn in. Once I finished the beauty therapy course, I began to work in a salon as a nail technician. After about six months I was given the opportunity to teach at CPBA and I’ve now been tutoring at the beauty academy for about two years and I absolutely love it, it’s amazing.
I have learned new things and I met amazing people on the course. Ivett is an amazing tutor and really appreciate her support. After I completed the course I have managed to find a job.
I’m very happy about the course and the opportunities it gave me. I have started teaching for CPBA as a trainee tutor after I completed my qualification.
The course made me more confident in my skills as a nail technician. The days fit around my schedule which was really good.
Good teacher. The course was easy to understand.
Everything was brilliant. Especially that I can open my salon now.
I have learnt everything I needed for having a career in nail technology. I have since acquired a position as a nail technician.
Everything was on the highest level. This course changed my life completely.
My tutor was really experienced and very professional.
I learnt new nail art techniques which was very important to me.
The qualification gave me a chance to become a professional nail technician and for me this is a big opportunity.
Anetta our tutor gave us really good theory and also the game with phones and computer made lessons very interesting.
The best of my training was my tutor Ivett who explained everything very well and was extremely helpful.
I really liked the course and my tutor. I’m very happy.
The teacher was the best thing. The practical was very good.
My tutor Emilia taught us in a fun way as we got to play a game in order to remember what we learnt.
Throughout the course I learnt new things every day, which made me much more advanced. I have built a massive client base due to learning nail form, which a lot of nail techs don’t do.
Thank you for the amazing opportunity to learn with you. This course has given me confidence to begin my own business.
Everything was nice and organised.
The whole experience was excellent.
Very happy with everything.
It was really good. I learnt a lot.
Ivett was an excellent tutor.
Ivett is the best. She taught me a lot.
Lot of new information. lot of practice but I enjoyed it a lot.
Very happy with the course, the tutor really helped. I opened my own salon after I finished.
The whole experience was amazing. My tutor Ivett taught us every-thing that we need to know to become good nail technicians.
The assessor was really helpful and gave me support.
Best training I’ve ever received.
My tutor Anetta was very professional, competent and very nice person. I’m more than happy to progress onto L3 with Anetta as she is the best for me.
I learnt a lot of things about nails.