Welcome to Yorkshire College of Beauty, Leeds

We offer world class training for future beauty therapists. If you are considering a career in beauty therapy-look no further than the Yorkshire College of Beauty. We are a world-renowned CIDESCO training establishment and we are also the largest provider of Beauty Apprenticeships in the UK. 

About us

Here at the Yorkshire College of Beauty we have a long tradition of excellence and our reputation is our students’ success. Over the last 30 years we have trained thousands of students who have gone on to pursue exciting and rewarding careers in the beauty industry. So why not join them?
Attending a course with us ensures that you will be one step ahead of the competition. We focus on a hands on approach to teaching which involves using state of the art equipment. Our long standing strong relationships with hundreds of salons, 5* spas and Steiner Cruise Ships allows us to provide you with essential salon experience. The training that you will receive will meet and be above and beyond the expectations of any employer within the beauty industry which is shown by over 95% employment rate on completion of our courses.

Call us on 0113 250 9507 to find out more..
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  • Over 33 years’ experience in delivering high quality training both nationally and internationally
  • Largest and longest provider of Beauty Apprenticeships in the UK
  •  All classes/tutors are inspected and assessed by the UK’s educational governing body, OFSTED reporting outstanding success and employment rates 
  • Contacts with over 100 salons throughout Yorkshire many of which are owned by previous students who now employ graduates from The Yorkshire College of Beauty as they have confidence in the training delivered
  • Approved by investors in people and matrix ensuring compliance and standards
  • 98% retention and 99% pass first time with over 60% of students achieving distinctions
  •  96% of our students would recommend us for training as reported through OFSTED. 
  • 100% achievement with our awarding bodies. (ITEC, CIBTAC, CIDESCO, City and Guilds) 
  • Guided learning hours are strictly adhered to and are carried out at The Yorkshire College of Beauty ensuring high standards and employability
  • All tutors highly qualified/experienced, including Level 6 qualified tutors
  • We deliver training courses on a day release basis up to Level 6 
  • Direct Funding for the 19+ learning loan
  • Student Accommodation within walking distance
  • Free and accessible parking
  • Fantastic reviews/testimonials on our website and social website
  • Steiner’s use our facilities for their interviews and all students are guaranteed an interview 
  • Full time/part time and weekend courses are available
  • Mature students are welcome to study with us
  • Full time students receive full membership at DW gyms 
  • Career Consultations-The ability to come and have a look around the facilities to discuss the best course for your needs 
  • We offer additional salon practice training on Fridays at no additional cost should students wish to gain valuable supervised salon experience. 
  • We offer fully funded, full-time education for both Level 2 and Level 3 students aged 16-18. 
Here are a few important factors/questions you need to consider before committing to a 
Beauty Therapy course;

1. What are the colleges previous examination results? 
2. Are their retention-figures and success rates good? 
3. What are the tutors' qualifications and experience?
4. Guided learning hours and how/where they are delivered? Ideally should be 100% at college. 
5. Do they have any student testimonials? 
6. What regulatory bodies does the college comply with e.g OFTSED, Matrix and Investors in People (ideally all of the above)?
7. Are employment statistics on completion of the course high?
8. What are their Quality Assurance Procedures? 
9. Names of salons that employ graduates (should be at least 10).
10. What percentage of students enrol to study that have been referred by word of mouth? 

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Student Salon

Wouldn’t it be great if you could receive salon quality treatments at the fraction of salon prices? Now you can! From Monday-Friday we offer a wide range of treatments including; Dermalogica facials, waxing, massage, eye treatments, eyelash extensions, manicures, pedicures and many more.

Treatments will be carried out by our very talented and capable beauty students whilst under the strict supervision of our highly trained professionals.
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