Meet Karen

We LOVE a student case study, and this one is just amazing!!

Meet Karen…. Karen joined our Level 3 Makeup course earlier this year, having had no previous makeup experience. Karen is a trained hairdresser and barber.Karen’s cousin put her in touch with a makeup artist who was working on the set of a TV show, who then went on to hire Karen as his MAKEUP ASSISTANT.

Karen has been spending time travelling to London to work on the set, not only as a makeup assistant but also helping with ordering makeup stock, and other personal assistant duties.

Karen’s goal now upon completion of the course is to continue to grow her self employed business but to also work on set when the opportunities are there. Huge well done to Karen!

Meet Leanne

Leanne joined the Bella Marie Salon team in May 2017 working 1 day a week alongside her NHS career of 16 years!

Leanne initially provided sports massage, Indian head massage and hot stone massage, and due to demand went on to provide pregnancy and aromatherapy massage.

In September 2017 Leanne decided to expand her services and began training with the Academy, she has since completed the following courses with us; 
Microdermabrasion, Male Grooming, Hot and Warm Waxing, Lash Lift, Semi-Permanent Lashes, Gel manicure and pedicure, Nail Art, and Spray Tanning.

Since training with the Academy Leanne has left her NHS career and works in a Salon full time offering all of the above services to the highest of standard. We love having her around and we have no doubt she’ll be on another course soon!

Well done Leanne, we can’t wait to see where you take your career next! 

Meet Katie

Katie completed Level 1 Beauty and has since enrolled on our Level 2 Beauty Course. Katie has been training with us for a number of months and has completed several fast track short courses including Semi-permanent lashes, Lash lift, Hot & Cold Waxing, Spray tanning, Perfect brows and Perfect lashes. 

Since starting her beauty training with us she has set up her own mobile beauty business and also works in a salon setting as well.

Katie says “Bella Marie Training Academy has literally transformed my life. I was stuck in a rut, at home all day not being able to work as my situation was just not flexible enough for normal jobs so when I found out about the funded beauty course I applied straight away. I’m so glad I did as I have fell in love with the beauty industry and completed level 1 and other paid courses and I’m just starting my Level 2 whilst building my own business.

I couldn’t have done any of this without the help and support of the girls at Bella Marie Training Academy, I couldn’t recommend them highly enough”

We wish Katie the best of luck with her business and looking forward to her continuing her training journey with us! 

Meet Claire

“I’m Claire… I’m currently working full time in children and family social care as a team manager. I’ve been in role for almost 20 years and whilst I’m still passionate about this type of work, I’ve always wanted to explore my other passion which is “all things beauty” but never made the time to do it. However, this year I took a leap of courage and in June I started on my beauty journey. 

I came across Bella Marie Training Academy online and quickly signed up for numerous courses including; Manicure and Gel polish, Perfect Brows, Facial, Spray Tanning, Semi-permanent Lashes, Lash Lift and Microdermabrasion. I’m also hoping to complete the Russian Lash course soon too. 

The training staff at the Academy are amazing and make learning so interesting and achievable, and the communications team are also fantastic and liaise with you super quick!  I’m in the process of setting up my own business from home and have recently converted my daughter’s old “garden teen shed” into “Beauty at the Shed with Clara”  
I’m super excited about the future and recommend Bella Marie Training Academy to anyone wanting to develop or to expand their knowledge and skills in beauty therapies”.

Meet Kirsty

Kirsty came to us after finding out we are a DWP APPROVED TRAINING PROVIDER which meant she could receive funding from them towards her training along with self-funding some of her courses and setting up her own business. 

Since first coming to the academy in March 2018 Kirsty has completed 9 of our courses and gone on to set up her own mobile business “Beauty by Kirsty”.

Kirsty now works in Bella Marie Student Salon building a very successful business and client base.

Kirsty has completed the following courses – 

– Level 1 Hairdressing
– Level 1 Beauty Therapy
– Spray Tanning
– Manicure
– Acrylic nail extensions
– Semi-permanent eyelashes
– Perfect Brows
– Perfect Lashes
– Microdermabrasion 
– Lash lift 
– Back Massage
– Hot and Warm Waxing
– Nail Art
– Gel Manicure 
– Express nails
– Facial

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