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Discover The Academy’s innovative online training

Achieve new skills, develop and grow with our modern approach to professional qualifications. Explore how our interactive learning platform adapts to your busy schedule, delivers comprehensive knowledge and supports your career development.

  1. Why is The Academy so unique?
  2. What can I expect from the online training experience?
  3. How will I be assessed?
  4. How can the qualifications help my career and business?
  5. Which course is right for me?
  6. Where can I learn more about what The Academy offers?

1. Why is The Academy so unique?

Accredited online learning

You can work through the content at your own pace, anywhere and at any time. Choose how much you do and how quickly you gain your accredited qualification.

Innovative platform

Enjoy an engaging, multimedia experience encompassing theory and practical techniques, including modules, video tutorials, training materials, question and answer assessments and more.

Personalised support

Educators are available to assist you as you work through the course content.

Commercially focused

Skills can be used immediately in your working environment, enhancing your earning potential and career opportunities.

Over 30 years’ of expertise

Supporting beauty therapist excellence since 1989. Many former Academy learners now enjoy careers at the forefront of the professional beauty industry.

2. What can I expect from the online training experience?

Sleekly designed, mobile friendly and easy to navigate – The Academy’s tailormade training platform means that learning has never been so streamlined. To begin, simply add a course to your basket and checkout.

Once you receive your unique link, username and password you are in control. Advance through learning materials that are enriched with engaging video tutorials – clearly putting theory into practice. Pause, resume and review content in your own time, the step by step approach makes it easy to progress at your own pace and if you need further support The Academy team are on hand to help you through emails, phone calls or video chats.

3. How will I be assessed?

We combine both practical and theoretical assessments so that you will be completely confident and competent when performing treatments. Instead of the pressure of attending a traditional assessment centre you can progress at your own pace, revisit study materials and submit work when you’re ready.

You can expect to complete module quizzes and to submit video demonstrations of your practical technique. Rest assured, our friendly tutors will always be on hand to offer you any guidance or feedback that you may need.

4. How can the qualifications help my career and business?

Crucially, your certification will be accredited by The Guild of Beauty Therapists and the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM), allowing you to obtain insurance and immediately employ your skills. As a result, you can expand your treatment menu by building upon your existing expertise or by diversifying into new areas such as skincare, massage, tanning and eye area treatments.

Qualifications really are one of the most significant steps towards increasing earning potential and enabling career progression. With this in mind, we’re launching with a selection of courses that will offer day one revenue opportunities.

5. Which course is right for me?

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Dramatically change the shape of your client’s eyebrows to create a full, uniform look which lasts up to 6 weeks.


Book brow lamination online training course


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Create long lasting colour on natural nails and enhancements with advanced gel polymer chemistry and high speed LED technology.

  • Pre-requisites: Manicure and pedicure Level 2 or equivalent
  • Certification: Ellisons Academy certificate in OPI GelColor
  • Required kit: OPI0136 OPI GelColor starter kit


Book GelColor by OPI online training course

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Offer clients wonderfully relaxing massages with the renowned health and wellbeing benefits of Himalayan salt stones.


Book Saltability massage online training course 

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Learn how to soothe your client’s body and mind with warm and fragrant compresses filled with traditional natural plants.


Book Thai compress massage online training course

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Create the illusion of longer, thicker lashes for clients desiring a low maintenance lash enhancement.

  • Pre-requisites: Eye treatments Level 2 or equivalent
  • Certification: Ellisons Academy certificate in Mylash lift
  • Required kit: LL018 Mylash lift kit


Book Mylash lift online training course


Phd™ Safewax

Offer your clients a fast, smooth, and above all safe waxing service. Eliminate cross-contamination with the patented system.


Book Phd Safewax online training course

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Offer busy clients express lash extensions in just 30 minutes, creating natural or full lashes that last up to 2 weeks.


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Our semi-permanent lash on lash extension training course allows you to customise lash widths, lengths and curls for your clients.


Book Mylash professional training course


St.Tropez spray tanning

Perform flawless spray tan treatments that offer your clients the confidence of a stunning summer glow every time.


Book St.Tropez online training course

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A results-driven treatment of sought-after chemical exfoliation. Expertly brighten and decongest clients’ skin with glycolic and salicylic acid – targeting fine lines, sun damage, pigmentation and acne scarring.


Book Visopeel online training course

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A unique face and body massage technique that employs natural bamboo canes. Master highly effective lymph drainage, detoxification and relaxation.

  • Pre-requisites: Massage unit Level 3 or equivalent massage qualification
  • Certification: Ellisons Academy certificate in Bamboo massage
  • Required kit: BAM003 Bamboo massage starter kit


Book bamboo massage online training course

6. Where can I learn more about what The Academy offers?

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