Courses at Basildon 2014

Waxing

Warm Waxing Course

Date: Mon 18th Aug 2014                                                              Tues 14th Oct 2014

Price: £165 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day warm wax course. This course covers everything from the structure of the hair, preparing the client, to waxing legs, bikini line, lower abdomen, underarm, upper lip, chin, eyebrows, arms, nape of the neck and toes. You will also learn health and safety, consultation record cards, contra-indications and contra-actions.

Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Hollywood & Brazilian Waxing - For existing waxing practitioners only

Date: Mon 22nd Sept 2014

Price: £135 + VAT

To attend this course all students MUST HAVE previous warm waxing experience or have attended a Hairways warm waxing course. This ever increasingly popular treatment will remove even the coarsest hair in sensitive areas. You will learn how to use a specifically formulated wax to perform Brazilian and Hollywood waxing treatments. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Piercing

Studex Ear Piercing Course 

Dates: Wednesday 13th August 2014

             Thursday 16th October 2014

Price: £20 + VAT 

(Please bring your own model)

No previous experience is needed to attend this half day course all products provided, 1 model required per person.

Tanning

Spray Tanning Course 

Dates: Tue 5th Aug 2014                                                                              Thurs 23rd Oct 2014

Price: £135 + VAT (airbrush gun required)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day tanning course. You will learn; How to strip down your gun to clean and maintain it, preparation how fake tan works, PSI, do's and dont's, the correct application of sunless spray tanning, the benefits of fake tan and marketing. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

Facial Beginners Course 

Date: TBA

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course. 

Learn how to recognise and treat different skin types and conditions, recognise skin imperfections, disorders and infections, how to include neck and shoulder massage movements as part of your treatment, hygiene health and safety, relevant anatomy and physiology, products and equipment required, consultation procedures, contra-indications to treatment, skin diagnosis, cleansing, toning, moisturising, exfoliation, extractions, massage movements, face masks and their uses and aftercare. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

Ear Candling Course

Date: Thurs 6th Nov 2014

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day training course. This highly relaxing and soothing complimentary therapy has many positive health benefits. It has helped many sufferers of various ear, nose and throat symptoms including the treatment of glue ear, sinusitis, rhinitis, headaches, migraines, earwax, earache and irritation of the ears including tinnitus and stress.

 You will learn everything from its ancient background, massage techniques, conditions of the ear, anatomy of the ear, consultation, contra indications, contra actions, frequency of treatments, preparation, procedure and aftercare. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 


Make Up 

Make Up Course

Date: Mon 15th Sept 2014

Price: £135 + VAT - (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course, which covers the following aspects of cosmetic make up: working with different skin types and colours, good hygiene techniques, colour correction, highlighting and shading, selection and application of correct foundation colour, blending of make up, application of eye make up, client consultation techniques, superficial cleansing prior to make up application, colour correction make up for skin blemishes and concealing, use of contouring cosmetics and base make up application, day/bridal make up application and ideas to achieve a natural look, Evening make up application with use of stronger colours and glitz!. Skin colour and undertones and working with different face shapes and more. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Lashes & Brows

Party Lashes Course

Date: TBA 

Price: £80 + VAT

This one day course will show you how to achieve all current lash looks with the application of strip and cluster lashes. Accomplish dramatic & beautiful lashes to suit all clients. Benefit from quick application, various trendy techniques and simple, safe removal. All products are provided on the day and no models are required. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.   

Hi Brow Course

Dates: Wed 6th August 2014 & Fri 21st November 2014

Price: £195 + VAT (training only) £445 + vat (training and professional workstation)

Must have NVQ Level 2 or have relevant qualifications in eyebrow waxing and tinting. This course is delivered by an expert educator and is designed to teach all the skills required to perform Hi Brow treatments. Trainees will gain confidence and ability to design, shape, colour and style brows for every client. All products provided on the day. Certified by BABTAC.  

Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting Course 

Date:   Wed 1st Oct 2014

Price: £80 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this half day course. The eyes are the focal point of the face; therefore any treatment which enhances them, makes an immediate, significant impact. Eyelash/brow tinting treatments are extremely popular within the beauty salon. Eye treatments take a short time to complete and use very little product. This makes them a very profitable treatment to offer. On this course you will learn: health and safety, eyelash tinting, eyebrow tinting, contra-indications. Please note a patch test will need to be done a minimum of 48 hours before the course commences. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Eyelash Perming/Lifting half day Course

Date:  Wed 1st Oct 2014

Price: £135 + VAT - (products provided)

Students are required to provide 2 models to work on

No previous experience is needed to attend this half day course. Eyelash perming emphasises the eyes and offers a natural alternative to the daily use of mascara and eyelash curlers. The natural curled effect will remain, even when wet for up to 8 weeks. On this half day course you will learn the following: benefits of eyelash perming, precautions, contra-indications, application and aftercare. Please note a patch test will need to be done a minimum of 48 hours before the course commences. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Threading Course 

Date: Thurs 30th Oct 2014

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day training course. Threading is a form of temporary hair removal. It involves twisting a cotton thread between the fingers and then passing across the skin to trap the hairs which then 'pluck' them from their root.

Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Massage

Indian Head Massage Course

Date: Thurs 14th August 2014

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course. Indian Head Massage is having great effects to relieve modern day ailments such as stress, aches and pains. It's simple yet an effective therapy.

You will learn ; history of Indian Head Massage, physiological and psychological benefits, healthy breathing and relaxation techniques, anatomy and physiology, consultation procedures, preparing for treatment, massage pocedures, massage routine, aftercare advice, contra-actions, Chakras and Auras.  Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

PRIVATE Lymphatic Massage WORKSHOP - for experienced masseuse

Date: TBA

Price: £230 + VAT (products provided) 

You will need to provide a model to work on.  Please note models cannot have the following conditions;  Pregnancy, Epilepsy, Diabetes, a Heart Condition, Thrombosis or Cancer.

This one day course is for the experienced massage therapist only. You will learn the history of lymphatic drainage, contra-indications, client consultation, lymphatic ducts, lymph glands, lymph nodes, lymphatic organs, massage routine and aftercare. Lymphatic drainage is a delicate form of massage that stimulates the body's lymphatic system, improving the metabolism, helping the body to eliminate waste and toxins and providing a boost to the immune system. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course

Date:  Wed 29th Oct 2014                                                                         Fri 21st Nov 2014

Price: £145 + VAT - (products provided)

The one day course is designed to give hands on experience in the use and varied treatment opportunities of Stone Therapy. To do this course you must have a NVQ level 3 in body massage or have attended the Hairways Swedish massage course. 

Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

 

Swedish Body Massage (2 day) course 

Dates:  

Day 1: TBA

Price £250 + VAT - (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this two day course. You will learn health and safety, contra-indications, treatment plans, massage techniques, massage routine, timings, aftercare and more. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

Body

Body Wrapping Course - Suitable for beginners

Date: TBA 

Price: £230 + VAT - (kit needed)

No previous beauty experience is required to attend this one day course.You will learn health and safety, consultation, measurement, contour gel application, after treatment advice, contra-indications, bandaging and maintenance advice. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Nails

Manicure Course 

Date: Wed 20th Aug 2014 & Mon 3rd Oct 2014

Price: £145 + VAT (includes paraffin wax)

 No previous beauty experience is required to attend this one day course. Students will learn how to carry out luxury manicure treatments including paraffin waxing and more. This course is also recommended as a foundation course to our Nail Acrylic Course.  Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Acrylic Nail Extension Course (2 Day)

Dates:

Day 1: Mon 4th Aug 2014 - Day 2: Mon 11th Aug 2014

Day 1: Wed 12th Nov 2014 - Day 2: Wed 19th Nov 2014

Price: £250 + VAT (Kit required)

This course is suitable for complete beginners, it is advised that you have knowledge of manicure (available as a one day course).  Basic knowledge of natural nails will vastly maximise your future profitability, the course will teach you to recognised contra-indications such as nail diseases and disorders.   On this two day acrylic course, you will learn everything from health and safety, client record cards, consultation, contra-indications, contra-actions, nail preparation, tip structures, adhesive, natural nail shapes, workstations, tip application, comparison of different nail overlays, acrylic overlay application, maintenance and product information.   Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

On completion of the course you will be presented with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.   

Pedicure Course

Dates:  TBA

Price: £135 + VAT (products provided)

No previous experience is needed to attend this one day course. You will learn how to perform a pedicure that is very soothing and a deeply relaxing experience for your client, you will learn how to refresh hot tired and swollen feet, remove dead skin, soften hard skin, shape toenails etc. 

Gellux Gel Training Course

Dates:  Thurs 31st July 2014

              Wed 17th Sept 2014

               Tues 4th Nov 2014

               Mon 8th Dec 2014

Price: £65 + VAT (products provided)

This course is suitable for complete beginners. Gellux is a new nail colour system which is a cross between normal nail polish and gel nails. Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

Nail Conversion Course - for existing Nail Technicians changing brand or system

Date: TBA

Price: £135 + VAT

On this one day course you will learn the application techniques used to successfully apply the two overlays to both nail extensions and the natural nail. This course is for existing nail technicians or students that have attended the Hairways two day acrylic beginners course and are now wanting to learn UV Gel and fiberglass overlays. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

UV Gel  Course - 2 day course 

Date: Day 1: Tue 16th Sept 2014   Day 2: Tue 23rd Sept 2014

Price: £250 + VAT - (kit required)

This course is suitable for complete beginners, It's advised that you have knowledge of manicure (available as a one day course). Basic knowledge of natural nails will vastly maximise your future profitability, it will teach you to recognise contra- indications such as nail diseases and disorders etc. On this two day UV gel course you will learn everything from health and safety, client record cards, consultation, contra-indications, contra-actions, nail preparation, tip structures, adhesive, natural nail shapes, workstations, tip application, comparison of different nail overlays, UV Gel overlay application, maintenance and product information. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.

Vajazzle & Tint Course

Date: TBA - Price: £135 + VAT 

This course is suitable for beginners. All students will receive expert training incorporating demonstrations, theory and practical experience in vajazzle and tint application. Upon successful completion of the course ITA will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”. 

 

Hair Courses

KERASTRAIGHT TRAINING DAY - EXCLUSIVE TO SALONS

Tuesday 12th Aug 2014

Kerastraight Education Day. Learn the procedures and benefits of KeraStraight through practical demonstrations and theory sessions. Limited spaces available.  £25 deposit per student is required to book your place, refundable on the day when you buy any KeraStraight kit.

For more information about KeraStraight click here 

INTRODUCTION TO AFFINAGE - Featuring new colour dynamics

Only £10 (which is refundable on the day, when you purchase any Affinage product on the day)
10am - 3pm

Come along to this interactive workshop and theory session lead by Affinage Technical Educator Anna Rayner. Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to ask the experts any difficult or technical questions you may have regarding Affinage colour and learn the benefits and advantages of the range. 

 The day will cover, 

  • Full technical info covering all colour ranges, featuring New! Colour Dynamics
  • Demonstrations
  • Q & A session
  • Student participation
  • Colour Correction, Colour Conversion

Balmain Double Hair Extension Course  

Date: TBA 

Price: Starts from £181.05 + VAT advance

Balmain double hair strips enable you to do full length hair extensions in about 35 minutes, they are re usable and 100% human hair. To do this one day training course you must have previous experience in wax bonded hair extensions or have done the first Balmain Colour and Design training day. Balmain recommends that you have a level 2 in hairdressing.

Balmain Hair Extension Training Colour and Design Course 

Date: Wednesday 24th Sept 2014

           Monday 10th Nov 2014

Price: £293.00 + VAT (price includes training kit)

This one day course is an introduction to hair extensions. It will teach you how to put in 'Balmain Hair Extensions which are 100% real hair. You will spend the day working on tuition heads, learning how to create trendy up to date styles using the latest Balmain hair extensions. We recommend that you have a NVQ level 2 in hairdressing. Once successfully completing this course, you can progress onto our 'Balmain Double Hair Extensions course' which are used to lengthen and thicken the hair. Please note you will need to bring your hairdressing equipment with you on the day.

Balmain Fashion Fusion Education - Soft Ring and Tape Application  

Date: Wednesday 8th Oct 2014

            Monday 17th Nov 2014 

Price: £224.95 + VAT (price includes training kit). 

Level 2 in Hairdressing is required to attend this course.

This one-day course in Fashion Fusion will teach you Extension application using Soft Rings (micro ring) and tape.  (This method is knon as cold fusion.)  You will learn colour and volume panels using Fill-In extensions with Soft Rings and Colourflash.  These partial application techniques are perfect for solving client provlems where they need extra colour and extra help with their overall style.  It's also perfect for those clients who want more hair, longer hair or big hair! 

 NEW FROM TRAINING SOLUTIONS - HAIR WORKSHOPS

 Foundation Cutting Course - NEW

Dates: Mon 29th Sept (10am - 5pm)

Price: £95 + VAT

This course is for anyone who has completed their NVQ/VRQ Level 2 or equivalent in hairdressing.  Great for those who have recently completed their training or would like to refresh or return to the industry.

With both Interactive demonstrations and practical learning, the course is structured into; Health and Safety, cutting techniques review, client consultation, head and face shapes, 2 practical sessions (1 long and 1 short style) plus a review of blow-drying and finishing, including the use of straighteners for curling.

A Training Solutions in Hair Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to successful students, upon completion of the course.  This course is approved by Professional Beauty/Hair Direct.  Towergate Health and Beauty and the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists and accredited with 12 CPD points.

Plaits & Celebrity Style Workshop  

Dates: Tues 7th Oct 2014         

Price: £90 + VAT  (products provided) 

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or Hairdressers wishing to update their skills. Learn how to master various techniques of plaiting, including fishtail plaits and rope plaits. Ideal for parties, proms and special occasions - PLUS how to create the latest styles of the celebs, including BIG hairdoo's & catwalk trends, using rollers and natural waving.

 Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

Vintage & Retro Hair Styling Workshop  

Dates: Thur 11th Sept 2014 (10am - 4pm)

Price: £75 + VAT (products provided) 


This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or Hairdressers wishing to update their skills. Learn how to roll it, set it, style it using modern techniques to create the classic looks of the golden vintage age hitting on the latest fashion trends in hair styling and up doo's. Upon successful completion of the course Training Solutions will present you with an insurable certificate recognised by leading insurers “Professional Beauty Direct” and “The Guild of Beauty Therapists”.  

The Essential Bride - NEW  

Date: Friday 12th Sept (10am - 4pm)

Cost £89+VAT (all tools and equipment will be provided)

No experience required

This course is great for Stylists updating their skills or even beginners with an interest in classic bridal hair up.  The course will focus on traditional and classic bridal styles including, roles, knots and buns and the application of hair ornamentation that will capture the magic of every bride's fairy-tale dreams.  The perfect bridal/prom and even hair course to build confidence in hair-up.  Students will work on long hair heads to create 5 classic bridal looks.

A Training Solutions in Hair Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to successful students, upon completion of the course.  This course is approved by Professional Beauty/Hair Direct.  Towergate Health and Beauty and the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists