Face and body courses

Face and body courses

Facials are used for general skin health, promoting clear, well hydrated complexions and keeping the skin looking younger. Facials are a core treatment in beauty salons, while body treatments, such as massage, slimming and toning and holistic treatments, are usually offered in larger salons and spas. All of these treatments, alongside the professional skill of make-up application, offer the therapist the opportunity to develop a wide range of techniques and are enjoyable and rewarding to perform. 

Facial skincare

A facial treatment improves the appearance of the face. It is an essential treatment offered in beauty salons and spas, it is also an excellent service for mobile therapists to offer. The facial course covers anatomy and physiology of the skin, face, head and shoulder girdle. You will learn how to recognise skin diseases and disorders and how to effectively consult, plan and prepare for the treatment with clients. Relevant health and safety principles are covered together with contra-indications, aftercare advice and business advice.

The facial procedure is demonstrated by the tutor including cleansing, toning, skin diagnosis, exfoliation, massage of the face, neck and shoulders, mask application, eye treatments and moisturising. Learners will be expected to carry out a facial on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. Upon completing the course you will understand and be able to perform facial treatments. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

6.5 hours

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in facial skincare

Equipment required

None

Pre-requisites

No previous experience is necessary


TNG08
£155.00 

Advanced facial peeling

This advanced facial peeling treatment uses products from Gerard’s Dermashine range. The facial uses derma-esthetical peeling with a unique three acid complex, comprising salicylic acid, malic acid and glycolic acid. The advanced facial peeling course covers product knowledge, how the ingredients work together to create visible results and application procedure. You will learn how to effectively consult, plan and prepare for the treatment with clients.

The advanced facial peeling procedure is demonstrated by the tutor. Learners will be expected to carry out an advanced facial peeling treatment on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

6.5 hours

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in advanced facial peeling

Equipment required

None

Pre-requisites

Facial unit Level 2 or facial skincare qualification


TNG37
£155.95 

Bamboo massage

Bamboo massage uses products from Gerard’s range. The treatment includes unique massage techniques using natural bamboo canes. The bamboo treatment is a highly effective lymph drainage massage that will help to drain excess fluid from the body and detoxify. During the course you will learn how to use bamboo canes to deliver a superior massage to all parts of the body and face. Guidance will also be given on how to take care of your bamboo canes.

The bamboo massage is demonstrated by the tutor. Learners will be expected to carry out a bamboo massage on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

6.5 hours

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in bamboo massage

Equipment required

None

Pre-requisites

Massage unit Level 3 or equivalent massage qualification


TNG39
£250.00
(includes kit) 

Thai style massage

Thai style massage course incorporates eastern massage techniques using herbal heat compresses for a complete body and facial treatment. During the course you will gain an understanding of Sen, the ancient Thai medical theory of the body’s vital life energy flows. You will learn how to treat the main Sen channels using specific techniques of patting, pounding, pressing, pummelling and drainage to stimulate energy flow through the channels.

Thai style massage is demonstrated by the tutor. Learners will be expected to carry out a Thai style massage on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

6.5 hours

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in Thai style massage

Equipment required

None

Pre-requisites

Massage unit Level 3 or equivalent massage qualification


TNG01
£160.00 

Stone therapy

The stone therapy course covers the history of stone therapy, its physical effects, the origins of the stones used for massage, the spiritual aspects including the characteristics of the seven chakras and the use of semi-precious stones. During the course you will gain an understanding of the physical and spiritual properties of the therapy stones and how to prepare and use the different stones to perform a highly effective treatment. You will also gain an appreciation of the of semi precious crystals and how they can influence the body’s chakras to promote the client’s sense of well being.

The stone therapy massage is demonstrated by the tutor. Learners will be expected to carry out a stone therapy massage on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. Upon completing the course you will understand and be able to perform the procedure required for a stone therapy massage. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

6.5 hours

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in stone therapy

Equipment required

None

Pre-requisites

Massage unit Level 3 or equivalent massage qualification


TNG03
£165.00 

Body massage

Body massage manipulates the soft tissues of the body. This produces warmth and stimulates the vascular and nervous systems. Body massage is a popular and effective treatment which also has positive psychological effects releasing tension and relieving stress.

The course includes e-learning anatomy and physiology certificate and professional standards certificate, home study, two full days of practical tuition and assessment and case studies. Learners are supported throughout the training by their tutor, home study packs and Body Massage text book which includes a step by step dvd. Upon successful completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

  • Day one, 6.5 hours 
  • Day two, 6.5 hours 
  • Anatomy and Physiology certificate, e-learning 30 hours of study 
  • Case studies to be completed after day one and before day two

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in Body Massage

Equipment required

None

Pre-requisites

Completion of the Anatomy and physiology e-learning certificate before attending day one and an interest in offering professional body massage treatments


TNG69
£720.00 

Introduction to professional make-up

This comprehensive day is for the person who is passionate about make-up and wishes to pursue a career in this field. During the course you will learn how to prepare the skin, recognise skin types, skin tones and face shapes. You will gain confidence in delivering flawless make-up application, enhancing and concealing techniques.

Make-up application is demonstrated by the tutor including how to prepare and consult with the client. Learners will consult and perform makeup applications on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. You may bring your camera to record your work. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

6.5 hours

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in make-up

Equipment required

None. The course cost includes a full set of professional make-up brushes.

Pre-requisites

An interest in offering professional make-up treatments. Prior knowledge of the skin is useful but not essential.


TNG22
£130.00 

Special occasion make-up

This course helps you to progress to a more advanced level and incorporate colour and fashion trends into your make-up application. You will learn how to apply bridal, evening, fashion and glamour make-up and gain an understanding of the effects that lighting can have on make-up. You will be shown contouring, shading and basic camouflage tricks.

This course is designed for learners who have already had experience of make-up application either at Level 2 or have attended our introduction to professional make-up course. Special occasion make-up application is demonstrated by the tutor including how to prepare and consult with the client. Learners will consult and perform different make-up techniques on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. You may bring your camera to record your work for your portfolio.

Learners will consult and perform different make-up techniques on each other with support and guidance from the tutor. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

Course specifics

Duration

6.5 hours

Certification

Ellisons Academy certificate in special occasion make-up

Equipment required

A full set of professional make-up brushes

Pre-requisites

Make-up Level 2 or Introduction to professional make-up certificate


TNG12
£200.00