FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Payment for travel

If we are travelling to you, there is an additional travel charge. We can give you a quote for this if you email or call us with your postcode.

Payment for travel is to be paid directly to the trainer in cash please.

Bc Beauty Training Ltd is not responsible for receipts or invoices for travel charge, this will come directly from the trainer.

How far do you travel?

We travel up to 1.5 hours away from Brighton to teach courses in your home or salon.

Please call or email us for travel costs.

Do I receive a certificate?

Yes you will receive an accredited diploma certificate on the same day as your course. To pass a course, course standards must be met and theory work completed prior to the practical training day.

Which qualification do I receive?

You will receive an accredited diploma qualification. We are accredited by Guild of Beauty Therapists and ABT Associated Beauty Therapists.

This allows you to gain insurance to work on members of the public.

Is there parking?

Yes there is free street parking just up from the salon and on adjoining roads. There is a parking restriction of 1 hour right outside our venue, please check signage.

How soon can I complete the course

We are very accommodating with dates and try to fit in with you where we can.

We have 6 trainers working at BC Beauty Training all teaching our courses.

When you call or email we can look at the dates you require, if we have it free we can book you in with your deposit and if we do not then we will give you the next available date. We work Monday - Saturday during the day and some weekday evenings too from 6pm.

How long do the courses take?

Most of our courses are half day courses and generally run between 10am and 3pm.

It does depend though on which course you choose and also how quickly you pick it up as to the finish times.

You are required to carry out home-study prior to the course commencing.

Do I need to provide a model for the days training?

Yes you will need to provide a model to carry out the treatments on.

As we teach on a one to one basis we can not provide models for each course, although from time to time we may be able to help with models if we are given notice.

The only courses that DO NOT require a model are:  Acrylic Extensions, Gel Nail Extensions, E-File, lash mapping, social media marketing.

Do you offer discounts if I book multiple courses?

We do offer intensive packages that we have put together. These save you money by booking multiple courses at one time. Please see our intensive course list.

Depending on which course you singularly book, you may be able to carry out two in one day. If this is the case you will receive 10% off the lowest price course. Bookings made for different dates do not qualify for this discount.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

Yes all courses need to have a deposit paid prior to attending the course.

The manual is emailed out and the course is booked onto our system once the deposit has been paid.

It would either be a £50 deposit for a singular course (per course, if two booked in one day) or £100 for the intensive courses.

All booking deposits are non-refundable. Deposits can be transferred and courses booked for another date if two weeks notice is given prior.

Do I need previous experience?

With most of our courses, you do not need previous experience.

We do have a few courses that will need a requisite prior to attending (this is stated on the course information if needed).

We teach complete beginners in the industry through to experienced therapists looking to add to their existing portfolios.

Do I receive a course manual?

Yes you do receive a training manual with everything thing that you need to know about the specific treatment you are carrying out.

The manual is emailed to you when you pay your deposit. At the back of the manual is some home study that needs to be completed prior to your practical training day.

Do you offer any discounts for group bookings?

If two or more students are carrying out the same course on the same day, we offer each student 10% discount off the course price.

We are able to teach a group of students in one setting, a 10% discount would be applied to each student.

Is there a test?

Yes there is a test, it is in your manual that is sent to you when you pay your deposit. This allows you to complete the test in the comfort of your own home....

The answers must be emailed back prior to your course commencing, this ensures that you can receive your certificate on the day of your course.

An additional fee of £5 must be paid if the theory work has b=not been completed by the day of the practical and your certificate to be sent out.

Do you supply a kit?

We supply all of the products and equipment for the days training, so there is no need to purchase a kit prior to your course.

We do retail starter kits for some of our courses for an additional cost. There is no obligation to buy a kit.

The kits we currently provide are:

Classic Lashes kit By LashBase.- £75

includes - Lashes, C curl In 0.15mm In A Mixed Tray Of 7,8,9,10,11,12,13mm, Extreme Adhesive – 3g, Gel Remover, Primer, Premium Shaped Eye Pads x 10, Micropore Tape 12mm, Microfibre Brushes (1.5mm), Mascara Wands x 10 – Black, Jade Stone, Small Blower, Stainless Steel Fine Point Tweezers x 1, Stainless Steel Fine Point S Curved Tweezers x 1. All kits come in a LashBase branded kit box.

Volume Lashes kit By LashBase.- £50

includes - Volume lashes, Extreme Plus adhesive, Vetus ST17 Tweezers, Round Foot Volume Tweezers, Angled Fine Point Tweezers, Latex Sponge

Lash Lift Kit By LashBase.- £95

Includes - Lift, Fix and Enrich Solutions (all 5ml), Shields (S,M,L), Adhesive, Lifted Cleanser Pads, Y Tool, Lifting Tool, Eye Pads, Timer

E-file Bits Kit By Lily Beau.- £60

Includes - Flame bit, ball bit, cuticle cleaning bit, cask bit, mozhzheri removal bit, medium carbide bit, green bit, mandrel sanding bit, box of fine sanding bands, mix of medium sanding bands and bit box

Gel Polish Kit By Jade UK.- £150

Includes - Gel base coat, Gel Top coat, 8 x Coloured gel polish, LED Lamp

Please let us know at time of booking if you require a kit to take home with you on the day.

Can you travel to my home or salon to carry out the training?

Yes we can travel to your home/salon to carry out the training.

There will be a small travel charge of res to travel to you. Please contact us by email or phone to get a travel quote.

How do I pay?

You can pay your deposit and remaining balance:

By card over the phone or in person

By bank transfer

By cash

The balance of the course is paid for on the day of the course.

Unfortunately we DO NOT accept American Express.

Where will my course be held?

Your course can either be held in our training rooms or in your own home/salon. We are based in Patcham, Brighton.

There will be an additional charge for travel if you would like us to come to you, please contact us for a quote.

Who accredits your courses?

Our courses are accredited by:

Guild of Beauty Therapists

ABT Associated Beauty Therapists.


This means that you are able to gain insurance to work on members of the public.

How do the conduct your courses?

Our courses are taught on a one to one basis.

You will have a manual emailed to you when you book the course and pay your deposit.

This manual is used for your home study, there are questions in the back that will need to be answered prior to your course commencing. (they needed to be emailed back).

On the day of the course you will go over the manual again so we can ensure that you have understood all of its contents and you will be able to ask as many questions as you would like.

The you will carry out the practical side of the course on your model (if needed).

The trainer demonstrates every stage and will ensure that you are confident before leaving.

You will receive your certificate on the day of the course if you have met course standards and completed your theory work.

What Are Your Opening Hours?

Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm (some evening dates are available for courses from 6pm)

Saturday 9am - 3pm

Sunday closed

Do I need to Patch Test my model?

It is the Student’s responsibility to ensure that their model has had a patch test 24 - 48 hours prior to attending the course, should they need one.

Your model is more than welcome to come to us, for us to carry out a patch test. If you need any advice on how to carry out the patch test you can give us a call and we will talk you through how it should be done.

It is Not the responsibility of BC Beauty Training.

We are able to advise which products are being used, should you wish to purchase the products to carry out the patch test yourself.

The links below are to the websites/products for the patch testing products that we use. The courses that require a patch test are: Lash & Brow Tinting, Lash-Lift, BC 7 Step Brow, Henna brow, Brow lamination, cluster lash and Spray Tanning.

Cluster Lash Glue: Marvel Lash Glue

https://www.capitalhairandbeauty.co.uk/beauty/eyelash-enhancement/eyelash-accessories/salon-system-individual-lash-adhesive-15ml-black

Tanning Crazy Angel Tan:

https://www.capitalhairandbeauty.co.uk/beauty/tanning/tanning-solution/crazy-angel-midnight-mistress-13-200ml

Lash Lift & Brow Lamination – Lash Base:

https://lashbase.co.uk/product/sample-lifted-3-step-system-sample/

https://lashbase.co.uk/product/lifted-adhesive/

(You will also need to test the blue black tint below for lash lift or brown for brow lamination below)

Tinting Brows Brown – Strictly Professional

Brown https://www.capitalhairandbeauty.co.uk/beauty/eyelash-enhancement/eyelash-tinting/strictly-professional-eyelash-tint-15ml-brown

Tinting Lashes Blue Black – Strictly Professional

Blue black. https://www.capitalhairandbeauty.co.uk/beauty/eyelash-enhancement/eyelash-tinting/strictly-professional-eyelash-tint-15ml-blackblue

Developer

https://www.capitalhairandbeauty.co.uk/beauty/eyelash-enhancement/eyelash-tinting/strictly-professional-eyelash-tinting-developer-50ml

Patch Testing - Eyelash and Russian Lash Extensions – There will be a form attached to your confirmation email for our model to sign to say they agree to have the treatment carried out without a patch test, as we use Lash Base Products, Lash Base have carried out extensive research and now advise a patch test is not necessary. If your model with rather be patch tested, then please see the links below for the products that we use:

Russians Lash – Lash Base:

https://lashbase.co.uk/product/no-1-extreme-plus-adhesive/

Individual Lashes – Lash Base:

https://lashbase.co.uk/product/ultra-lash-adhesive/

Henna Brow– Supercilium:

https://supercilium.com/pages/buy-supercilium-brow-henna-starter-kit-now

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