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Meet our team of only the best trainers whom are experts in their field. Our trainers will provide you with a wealth of knowledge from their years in the beauty industry. You will only get first hand information. Our trainers are based across the country and we cover the following areas:

Luton,  Birmingham,  Manchester,  Bradford,  Newcastle,  Middlesbrough, and Belfast.


With over 10 years experience in the industry Saiqa is a highly qualified and experienced tutor. Saiqa has worked within high-end salons and laser/skincare clinics providing beauty, nails and advanced facial treatments to the highest of standards. Saiqa is an extremely professional and knowledgeable individual – with a love for her work and the industry Saiqa is eager to pass this on to her learners.

Saiqa has experience of working with private academies teaching learners to thrive to be best within the industry. Saiqa’s learners are renown for taking their learning seriously and creating successful businesses due to her amazing ongoing support, knowledge and expertise.


With over 10 years experience in the industry, Lindsay has worked at high-end spas like Rockcliffe Hall where she was carrying out treatments to such a high standard due to the calibre of clients she was working with. Lindsay has also run her own successful salon but due to relocation had to close it down. She has a real passion for the industry and enjoys working within the industry.

Lindsay is highly trained within the industry and is educated to Cert Ed level within her teaching. Lindsay is from an FE background where she started her career in teaching. She then came over to Chic as a tutor and excelled in her role and was promoted to Internal Quality Assurer within a short space of time due to the potential she had. Lindsay excelled in her role as Lead IQA within Chic as she works to such high standards and ensures the quality is to a high standard and has been promoted to manager at Chic.


Petra is a highly qualified individual within the beauty and nails industry. She is a committed and ambitious lecturer with over 10 years experience at a leading FE college teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds. Petra works to such high standards and the passion she has for the industry shows within her delivery. Petra possesses excellent communication skills along with effective teaching methods that promote a stimulating and fun learning environment.


Danielle has been in the industry 12 years. She has worked in many established salons and spas over the years. Danielle has been very successful in running 2 of her own salons. Danielle is extremely Knowledgeable and passionate about the industry and For the past 5 years, Danielle has been a beauty and hair tutor passing on what she loves to others.

Danielle is highly trained in both beauty therapy, nails and hairdressing. She has advanced qualifications within nails and is HD brow trained. Danielle is passionate about teaching and this reflects within her work. Danielle has worked her way up in Chic and is now a regional Internal Quality Assurer.


Ashton has worked in the beauty industry for over 12 years, covering all aspects of beauty and holistic therapies. Ashton’s beauty experience includes working in prestigious companies like Champneys, with clients that included famous football players, actors and foreign royalty.

Ashton’s goal from the beginning was always to become a teacher of beauty and holistic therapy. After gaining her teaching degree she has been teaching for over 8 years, since 2008.  Ashton’s teaching experience includes teaching in Further Education colleges, teaching fast track beauty courses, teaching beauty courses to 14-16 year olds on apprenticeship programs, teaching NEET students, (Not in Education Employment or Training) as an out-reach program, and also teaching vulnerable women, those in women’s refuges etc.

Ashton is very passionate about beauty and holistic therapies, her standards are very high, and her aim is to help facilitate high quality therapists being introduced into an industry which is continuing to boom. With a high standard of therapist, the clients will continue to return and recommend others, promoting your business. This all starts with a good quality and passionate teacher.


Gill joined Chic Beauty Academy in May 2017, before joining Chic she had been in the Beauty/Nails industry for 15 years in that time I Gill progressed from Beautician to Salon Manager and then took the big leap to running her own successful mobile business. In 2009 Gill decided she wanted to facilitate her skills to others an embarked on the next career step training to become a fully qualified assessor and tutor. Since qualifying Gill has been teaching in the FE public sector where she has been lucky enough to teach a wide range of learners, from lots of different backgrounds. These experiences have given her great knowledge and skills allowing Gill to develop more as a tutor. Gill is enjoying her experiences at Chic and lucking forward to moving forward with the company.


Charlotte is a highly skilled tutor and beauty therapist with over 14years experience in the Beauty Industry. She began her career in beauty therapy working in a small beauty salon and progressed to working in several high-end luxury day spas.

She has received extensive training and education from many well-known and influential skin and nail care brands including Elemis, Declor, Espa, Jessica, NSI and OPI. Charlotte has real passion and enthusiasm for helping others reach their goals and entered the teaching profession in 2009. She holds many teaching and learning qualifications and has worked in Further Education colleges for 6 years.

Charlotte feels it is a real privilege to be part of a learner journey through education and training with Lifetime. For her one of the great pleasures of teaching is observing learners carry out treatments on clients for the first time, seeing their progress and confidence motivates her and gives a sense of pride and achievement.


Nosheen has over five years of experience, working in a salon providing clients with hair, beauty and nail services. She started off working as a junior hair stylist and beauty therapist. Nosheen was offered a senior position in a short period of time. As a senior stylist, she was responsible for more.

Nosheen’s role required her to be a creative and dynamic hair stylist and beautician. It was also her duty to ensure services delivered by junior stylist were at the required standards. After a few years Nosheen was offered a position of a salon Manager, as a Manager, one of her responsibilities was to ensure the hair stylists and beauticians are delivering services at a high standard and meeting the requirements of customers. She had the duty of training and assessing the ability of junior hairstylists, beauticians, apprentice learners and new employees. She was later given the opportunity to progress onto becoming a salon owner in partnership with her previous manager.

As a salon owner Nosheen decided to expand the business by offering private courses in the hair, beauty, makeup and nails. It was her responsibility and duty to teach, and plan the running of the course.
Nosheen has also worked for a VTCT registered academy delivering the nail and beauty courses.


I have taught beauty/holistic and hairdressing in schools and colleges all over the North East and I have worked in spas and beauty salons for many years. With clients ranging from one of the Royal Families ladies in waiting for a celebrity in the Hilton Spa.

I Started my management role at the Hilton, prior to which I worked down South, so I could concentrate on the methodology of the treatments and the holistic wellbeing.
I started my own business back in 2005, then expanded to two Beauty Salons, one in Blackhill Consett and one in Wolsingham. Winner of Big Brother Anthony cut the ribbon to my Consett Business. With a huge media following and many local admirers.

From leaving the salons, I qualified as a Beauty/ hair and Holistic Tutor. I went onto teach in Colleges and Schools for a number of years, with this knowledge and educations I intend to teach short courses commencing from September 2016. I have just completed the first semester of my BA Honours Business Management degree


Lisa has 15 years Beauty experience and has worked at an award-winning salon where she constantly trained in the most up to date treatments. Lisa has owned her own salon and trained her staff to a higher standard of work.
Lisa is highly trained within the industry and is educated to Cert Ed level within her teaching. Lisa is from an FE background. Lisa loves training In up to date beauty treatments to stay relevant in the Beauty industry.

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