We offer a variety of ABT Accredited Training Courses in beauty and nail treatments.
One of the most important reasons for choosing Katie Barnes Training Academy is choosing a training provider that has an excellent reputation using only the finest non brand biased products. You will not find this at a college or by doing an NVQ. You will find it through one-to-one training by an experienced educator, salon owner and a working technician, where they have years of experience.

With over 10 years in the industry and obtaining her teaching qualification from The University of Warwick our head Educator, Katie Barnes can not only provide you with unbeatable education but also advice on running a successful nail or beauty business. Some of Katie's accolades and awards include: BABTAC Nail Technician of the Year 2014, 1st Place International Nail Art Master, Ireland 2015, International Nail Master, Manchester 2016, British Hair and Beauty Awards Beauty Salon of the Year 2015, Scratch Stars Best Use of Social Media and has also been shortlisted as a finalist for Pride of Warwick Educator of the Year 2014, Scratch Stars L&P Tech and Nail Stylist of the Year 2016 Professional Beauty Nail Professional of the Year 2015 and 2016, Professional Beauty Nail Salon of the Year 2016 and more recently was the only UK finalist for NAILS Next Top Nail Artist. Katie is highly respected and renowed in the industry and has had her work and articles published in many beauty publications, including a bi-weekly blog for Scratch Magazine and is often requested to work at the beauty trade shows on product stands and well as constantly updating her skills and knowledge with various Educators and brands throughout the years.

Not enough emphasis can be put on training and education, whether you are just starting out in the industry or an experienced nail technician or therapist, it is crucial to offer the best possible service to your clients. The nail and beauty industry is constantly evolving and we aim to keep you up to date with those very latest trends and techniques.

Committed to customer satisfaction, we include a comprehensive training manual and ongoing technical support with all our courses. As working technicians, salon owners and experienced educators we can assist with a business plan and generally help on the best forms of self marketing, ensuring that our students are given the very best support within the beauty industry.

On successful completion all courses are certified. It is vital that you invest your money into a course that is going to provide you with a recognised qualification so all of our courses are recognised by the Association of Beauty Therapists (ABT). This means that you will gain full Nail Technician, Beauty Therapist or even Salon cover insurance from your qualification, which is absolutely paramount.

Regular course dates are set throughout the year and we can provide courses 7 days a week, including evenings to suit busy lifestyles. For the latest dates please contact us.

Feel free to call at any time on 01926 491619 to discuss further any queries you may have or to book a course.