Hair, Beauty & Holistic Training, NVQ Courses

High quality training for the unqualified and experienced therapist in hair, beauty, nails and holistic therapy.

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Welcome to the AWARD WINNING 

Bedfordshire Beauty Academy

 We now accept Klarna payments which allows you either 30 days to pay or in 3 payments, all interest free

(Klarna’s Pay in 3 / Pay in 30 days are unregulated credit agreements. Borrowing more than you can afford or paying late may negatively impact your financial status and ability to obtain credit. 18+, UK residents only. Subject to status. Late fees may apply. Ts&Cs apply.)

For more information please check our Klarna page

Ideal for all courses and/or kits or products from our shop


Enrolling now on our NVQ pathways




At A Glance Bedfordshire Beauty Academy




Small and Friendly…

Class sizes are kept small, this ensures training is done in a more personalised environment, giving each student individual attention building confidence and competence. 

Tuition is carried out by our diverse , professional teaching team who are fully qualified and industry compliant.  


We offer a wide range of courses in Hair, Beauty, Nails and Holistic Therapy.

We facilitate  workshops, accredited day courses, single VTCT modules to Full NVQ courses Level 1-4 suitable for all levels of learning needs and skills. 

Refresher workshops  are also available for qualified therapists who require refreshing in their current qualifications. 

Payment plans available on full NVQ courses and very reasonable Finance subject to T&C available on ALL courses, kits and equipment


As well as training mainstream students we also train therapists for many salons and Spas. 

We run industry based student assessment sessions where our current learners perform an array of treatments . The general public can attend these sessions by joining our Friends of BBA via Facebook. 

We also offer freelance Assessor & IQA services.

Our Products

We use professional, quality products in our training programmes to give students an opportunity to try an array of skincare/make up and nailcare houses.

These include Dermalogica, Environ, Lashbase, St. Tropez, Edge Nails, Caflon, Strictly Professional, ProSpa. 

We also provide kits on some of our training courses.

Products can be purchased via our shop.

Our Popular Courses

We offer a whole range of professional practitioner courses Accredited through Professional Beauty Direct & The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists. These are a half day, one day & 2 days depending on the course.

Accredited Day Courses

We offer a great range of Accredited one and two day courses

Full NVQ/VRQ Courses

We offer a great range of NVQ courses from Level 1, 2, 3 & 4 in Hair, Beauty, Nails & Holistic Therapies

VRQ Single Modules

We offer a great range of NVQ courses from Level 1, 2, 3 & 4 in Hair, Beauty, Nails & Holistic Therapies

Our Approach

We teach a diverse range of students at our academy and strive to offer all students the best training possible here at Bedfordshire Beauty academy to make sure you leave industry ready and confident in your treatments.

Our Academy

Here at Bedfordshire Beauty Academy we offer a diverse range of courses to suit all learners and pathways, and we pride ourselves in our training resources and our highly qualified and trained tutors. We teach in a relaxed, friendly environment to make sure all students feel comfortable and for you to get the best out of your course.

We are a iiaa Centre of Excellence and won an award in the 2018 English Hair & Beauty Awards for Most Highly Commended Training Academy and have won Best Training Academy 2019 at the 2019 English Hair & Beauty Awards and Most Highly Commended in the 2022 English Hair & Beauty Awards!