Like many sectors the global beauty industry has been permanently changed by the pandemic. While forced closure left many furloughed, like in the 2008 financial crisis before it, spending in the industry has fallen only slightly. Having fully bounced back from the 2008 economic crisis, the beauty industry has once again proven itself resilient. As face covering restrictions are lifted for salons and spas in Scotland, a post coronavirus pandemic economic boom is already underway. Salons, hairdressers and spa’s are experiencing a higher demand for services as locals in Aberdeen and Glasgow continue to strive to support small businesses.
With Brits expected to spend £6.46 billion on beauty and hair treatments in the next six months, beauty salons have taken to hiring new employees to meet the increased demand. More than a quarter of new hair and beauty businesses owners are planning to hire one or more employees, creating more than 1,700 new beauty sector jobs. If you have been negatively affected by the pandemic, having been furloughed, made redundant or you just fancy a career change a complete beauty course could set you for success in a new sector.
Most of our courses are suitable for beginners with no experience, we help you take the first step into a new career. All of our courses are fully accredited and we are affiliated with Associated Beauty Therapists, Hamilton Fraser and SQA and VTCT. You will even gain insurance on completion meaning you can practice professionally straight away.
The Beauty Industry is a growth sector
In recent years, the beauty industry has not only become mainstream it’s also been hailed as one of the best sectors in which to launch a company. In a time where traditional industries are struggling and the retail industry is dying, the beauty sector can offer a unique form of job security. This is due to the fact that the UK consumers spend an average of £487 on beauty products and services every year, an amount that’s set to rise by £73 in the next few months. According to Global Data, if consumers continue to pursue optimum health and beauty, the beauty market will be the fastest growing sector in the UK by 2022.
If you want to change your career or start your own business in the beauty sector without having to give up work to go and retrain, we can help. Our in-depth beauty therapist course gives you all the tools and training you need to become a successful beauty therapist. With courses in Aberdeen and Glasgow we offer hands-on beauty therapist training days as well as industry tips and advice and full aftercare support. Book into one of our complete courses today to transform your career.
Fast track training
At Scottish Beauty Expert Training Academy we provide a vast range of courses in Aberdeen which allow you to work professionally straight away or start your own business. With courses for beauty, lash & brows, microblading, henna brows, nail care and spa and holistic treatments there is something for everyone.
Within the beauty sector, skincare has emerged as the most lucrative beauty treatment thanks to product innovation across both mass and premium markets. With skincare product and service sales set to rise by 27.9%, now is a great time to take a clinical skincare course. At Scottish Beauty Expert Training Academy we offer a complete combined skincare course at both our Aberdeen and Glasgow branches, where we provide the most up to date result driven solutions to all of your clients skincare needs. The course includes dermaplaning, microneedling, mesotherapy chemical peels and all the latest must have treatments so you can enter the profitable clinical sector with confidence.
If you are interested in one of our courses you may be entitled to funding to help cover the cost of your training. As the only approved ITA funded beauty training provider in Aberdeen, we provide a wide variety of beauty courses suitable for beginners and those looking to upskill. You could receive up to £200 towards any of our courses. To apply click here and enter the course and location of your choice.
- Aged 16 or over
- Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
- Unemployed and looking to get back into work
- Currently employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
- Resident in Scotland
If you live in the Aberdeen area and are facing redundancy and unemployment as a result of Covid 19, you can also access support to retrain through the £25 million National Transition Training Funding. Visit My World of Work for more information.
Upon completing a diploma or course at Scottish Beauty Expert Training Academy there are a number of career paths that you can take. One of the most popular routes is work in a beauty salon offering clients a wide range of services from beauty to spa treatments or to go down the profitable clinical skincare route and specialise in Dermaplaning, Mesotherapy or Microneedling. In this role no two days are the same, you will benefit from flexible working hours, variation from the 9-5 and the chance to be creative. The more courses you take and skills you learn at Scottish Beauty Expert Training Academy, the more creative and successful you will be.
The industry is continually growing and there is a constant demand of people looking for qualified beauty therapists, employment opportunities are set to increase by 20% in the next few years, meaning entry level jobs will be in abundance. However, if salons aren’t for you, you can also carve out a role for yourself in other industries like in hotels, spas, film/tv/theatre sets or even start to train other people. There is also the potential for you to become your own boss, whether it’s starting your own salon, setting up online or even developing your own product range. Our industry tips and aftercare support will help you to achieve your goals.
Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss with one of our advisors which course options are best for you.