Our academies

Birmingham Academy

Founded in 2016, the Stonebridge Birmingham Academy specialises in providing education to those looking to study Health and Social Care, Beauty and Foot Health Practitioner related courses. The Birmingham Academy offers unrivalled help and support to students of all experience levels. We’re confident that we will provide you with all the knowledge and practical skills that you’ll need to start a successful career in your chosen industry.

At the Birmingham Academy, we offer beauty courses to suit all levels of experience. Our IAO Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques (RQF) covers both level 2 and level 3 modules, making it the ideal course for those just starting out in the industry. We also offer advanced short courses for those that are already fully qualified, enabling you to broaden your skills and offer a wider range of services to your clients.

Studying with Stonebridge is flexible and convenient. Our IAO Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques (RQF) can be studied either in the classroom or through blended learning, a combination of at home, online study and in-salon practical training. Whichever method you choose, our experienced and passionate team will ensure that you receive all of the help and support that you need to complete your course.

Our academy also includes a successful foot health clinic, providing free foot treatments to clients as part of the practical training of our Foot Health Practitioner students. Students first complete the theory element to their course, then book in for practical training at the most convenient time for them. Our Foot Health Clinic sees customers returning regularly due to the high levels of service that they receive from our students.

As well as Beauty and Foot Health, the Birmingham Academy also specialises in educating students in Health and Social Care, preparing them for a demanding yet rewarding career within this industry. Our Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) RQF is the perfect course for students of all levels. Whether you’re just starting out in the industry, or are looking to gain promotion to a senior position, we can help.

Our Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) RQF is available to study in two ways, allowing you to pick the method that works best for you. Select the fast track option and study in a classroom environment, followed by a work placement, or, study online through distance learning and carry out your placement at a time that’s most convenient for you. There will be a team of experienced and dedicated tutors to support you throughout your course, no matter which method of study you choose.

At the Birmingham Academy, all of our courses attract government funding in the form of 19+ Advanced Learner Loans. Study without the stress of financial worries and receive piece of mind knowing that you’ll only start repaying your loan in affordable instalments, once your salary reaches £21,000.

Brentwood Academy

Founded in 1998, Brentwood Academy has been educating health and beauty students for almost 20 years. We pride ourselves on our ability to nurture talent and welcome students of varying experience. At Brentwood Academy, we’re confident that we provide all of the training that you’ll need to start a successful career in the health and beauty industry.

No matter what your level, at Brentwood Academy we can help you to gain the skills that are essential for every beauty therapist. We offer IAO Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques (RQF) for those that are just starting out, leading to a nationally recognised qualification covering all aspects of the health and beauty industry. For those that are already qualified, we have a range of advanced, short courses, enabling you to develop your skills and knowledge within the industry.

At Brentwood Academy, our team are experienced and passionate about providing you with the skills and training needed to start your career in health and beauty. Our courses can be completed in two ways; in the classroom, or, through blended learning; a combination of practical sessions and flexible, online study. Whichever methods you choose, you’ll receive the highest levels of help and support from your dedicated tutors.

We’re proud to have a reputation for excellence at Brentwood Academy, having provided training to local colleges and established salons across the country. We have thousands of graduates who’ve gone on to achieve success across the whole health and beauty industry. We’ve seen past students travel the world working aboard luxury cruise liners and count TV personality Amy Childs amongst our graduates. After gaining her qualification with us, she went on to open her own successful beauty salon, also in Brentwood, Essex.

No matter what your experience level, or your end goal, at Brentwood Academy we’re confident that we can equip you with the knowledge and practical skills that you need to start your career in the health and beauty industry.

We aim to be the leading specialist provider of beauty related training by inspiring a whole new generation of health and beauty professionals.

  • Our students training experience is at the heart of everything that we do
  • We aim to inspire our students through our own passion for the health and beauty industry
  • We strive for excellent in everything that we do, across the whole academy
  • Our students aspirations are important to us. We aim to offer the best experience possible in order for them to reach their goals

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Why study with us?

Because with us you have:

  • Twenty years’ experience in delivering vocational training
  • A solid reputation for top student care
  • Ofqual listed main courses
  • 19+ Advanced Learner Loans to fund your fees
Do you want to update your skills or make a career change? You could be like many of our students who need flexible training. One of the challenges for adult learners is fitting in studying around work, family and friends. We understand that you’re an individual, with unique requirements. We offer two course delivery choices, putting you in control of your qualification.