CS Beauty Academy is located close to London, Hornchurch Essex with free parking and offers a comprehensive selection of beauty training for a full range of beauty courses.



CS Beauty Academy was launched to aid a more flexible learning approach to help those students needing to fit courses around both family and work life.


CS Beauty Academy offers NVQ courses Level 2, Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Level 4 IPl/Laser, Level 4 Micropigmentation and Level 2 & 3 Nail Services, through VTCT – 

VTCT is a Government approved Awarding Body offering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and other vocationally related qualifications (VRQs). VTCT has been in existence for over forty years and has been at the forefront of developing the vocational system of qualifications in theUnited Kingdom


VTCT is the specialist awarding body for the beauty sector and the first non-unitary awarding body accredited to offer the Principal Learning for the new Diploma in Beauty Studies. 

CS Beauty Academy offers top quality courses with the latest facilities and treatments and constant support throughout your learning experience, with all tutors being fully qualified teachers (PGCE, PCE) and Assessors.  All classes are a maximum of four students which therefore ensures a comfortable, personalised, relaxed and great environment.


CS Beauty Academy proprietor is Clare Sowerbutts who has been a qualified beauty therapist/nails service and fitness instructor/Personal Trainer/Nutritionist for over 30 years, and has her qualified teacher status PGCE and Assessors award through the Universityof Greenwich. Clare is also a working mum so she understands the art of juggling family/work/school runs etc!  Clare has had a passion for teaching since the young age of 9 years and compels herself on teaching how she would like to be taught herself in a clear and light hearted approach, making all the must have knowledge of Beauty Therapy and technical terminology appear easy! PROMISE!

CS have the unique advanced facility of being able to offer students to train as a fully qualified NVQ beauty therapist in just 6 days plus assessments, courses in as little as 1 week approx. Due to having this advanced facility it enables students to be able to sign up and start a course near enough straight away or if they opt for the home study route they can start the very day they sign up. Courses are running throughout the year and you can choose to train Mon to Friday/Saturday during the day or Mon to Thursday for just under 2 weeks plus assessments, or you can choose to train one to two days or evenings per week for 3 to 6 weeks plus assessments. Please phone for more details, we will always do our best to facilitate you and work around your schedule. 


CS is also able to offer the opportunity of Home Study training – This enables the student to achieve there qualification within there own time frame. Home study includes a minimum of  6 days (depending upon Level 2 or Level 3 qualification) In house training plus assessments.


CS Beauty Academy offers Individual NVQ level 2 & 3 Beauty Therapy/Nail Services modules - This will allow you to gain modules of individual subjects of an NVQ qualification which can be done in your own time limit. The qualification can be achieved through our normal route during our one & two day courses. You can take as little as one subject or many at any one time and gain a CS Beauty Academy Diploma and units of credit of an NVQ. This makes the learning flexible for students to gain a whole or partial NVQ beauty therapy qualification in their own time. The cost is the listed subject price plus £150 for the NVQ module. Dates are flexible.

CS Beauty Academy offers one to two-day courses certificated by CS Beauty Academy and accredited by The Beauty Guild & Professional Beauty Direct. They are the leading and longest established and most widely recognised Membership organisation in the beauty industry, representing highly trained professionals.