There is a huge demand for training in the professional beauty industry which is why for so many therapists, the next step in their career is into the training area. Treatment trends come and go, but the demand for training remains constant. Working as a therapist or a nail technician in a salon or in your own business gives you years of valuable experience. You can put this experience to use by training the next generation of beauty professionals. Targeted at beauty therapists, holistic therapists and nail technicians who are new to teaching. The GTi Teaching Certificate is recognised and accredited by the Guild.
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
An understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential as the basis of all practical training courses in beauty and holistic therapy. The GTi Award in Anatomy and Physiology is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body. The course covers all the Anatomy and Physiology required for the Level 2 and Level 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments.
This course provides an introduction to ‘Mindfulness’ and includes two simple but effective mindfulness exercises for yourself as well as with your clients.
AROMATHERAPY BLENDING OF OILS
This course provides you with a great deal of information about different essential oils and carrier oils so that you are qualified to create your own blends of aromatherapy oils. You can incorporate these aromatherapy oil blends in the treatments you currently offer. The theory is delivered online with clear diagrams and audio. Reception, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as contra-indications to treatment. Photographs and diagrams ensure that this course is both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform an aromatherapy massage treatment.
AROMATHERAPY USING PRE-BLENDED OILS
This course describes the characteristics of all the essential and carrier oils and explains how you can incorporate pre-blended oils into your massage treatments. It contains images, diagrams and online examinations to give you the best possible learning experience. The course is completed entirely online in your own time.
This course covers useful techniques to professionally complete crystal healing treatments. This course can be completed entirely online. You will be taught about the healing properties of a wide range of crystals so that you can confidently recommend crystals to clients for use in their daily lives. You will also gain an understanding of which crystals would work well in the treatments you currently offer. Consultation and contra-indication guidance is covered in the theory of the course. Photographs and diagrams ensure this course is both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform Crystal healing treatments.
HEALTH & SAFETY
This course contains all the relevant health and safety legislation and information which you will need to know when working in the beauty, nails and holistic industry. The GTi Health & Safety course includes valuable information regarding waste, fire safety and injuries. It also includes a template of a risk assessment which is available, along with the course manual, to download once you have completed the course.
MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS
Marketing can be the difference between an average salon business and a successful one. The principals of marketing are simple but are often misunderstood by business owners. This course explains how an understanding the four “P’s” of marketing - Price, Product, Position and Promotion can allow you to get the most from your business. It has been written for beauty, hair, nail and holistic professionals who already have their own business and are looking for effective ways to promote it. The course is suitable for any beauty business owner, whether at home, mobile or in a salon
PROFESSIONAL STANDARD FOR THERAPISTS
Professional therapists are required to comply with all relevant legislation affecting their businesses and must act professionally at all times towards clients and fellow practitioners. Professional therapists are responsible for the health and safely of their clients and themselves. They must also abide by a strict code of ethics as laid down by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.
STARTING & MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS
This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who wish to start their own business whether from home, mobile or in a salon. It includes advice on starting a business as well as marketing advice. Written by leading industry experts, the course includes images and online examinations to give you the best possible learning experience.
STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who are wanting to start their own business, whether it be home-based, mobile or in a salon. Written by leading industry experts, the course includes images and online assessments to give you the best possible learning experience.
The GTi Successful Retailing course covers all the aspects you will need to know in order to confidently and competently retail products to your clients. The course includes detailed modules on how to choose and prepare your products, how to approach the client and how to measure their response. The course is beautifully written and accompanied by full-colour images to give you the best possible learning experience. This theory-only course is completed entirely online, in your own time, so it fits in around a busy lifestyle. There are no online examinations to complete, instead students are provided with a workbook which contains tasks for each module which will help you to tailor the sales process to your own business and products.
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SALON BUSINESSES
Social media is a fabulous and free marketing tool that can be utilized to dramatically boost the popularity of your business. The Guild’s social media marketing course will guide you through using your social media accounts to their full potential, which will help you gain new clients and retain old ones. Having a stylish and popular social media account for your beauty business is sure to improve the reputation of your business, increase the number of people interested in getting treatments with you and maximise your profits. This course has been developed for beauty, holistic and nail business owners who are looking for ways to optimize their social media usage to best promote their business. This course is packed-full of tips and tricks to help you understand and use your social media accounts to the full.
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