Self-tanning Services

Course description

This one-to-three-day workshop is designed to help develop your practical skills in providing full body manual and spray tanning services. 

Choose from the following: 

  • Day 1 - manual tanning services 
  • Day 2 - spray-tanning services 
  • Day 3 - optional assessment day 

You will learn about a range of tanning treatments and how to use professional tanning products, spray-tanning guns and compressors. You will also learn about the key ingredients of self-tan products, and the benefits and contraindications of self-tanning treatments.


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. On application you will be invited for an interview to discuss your needs.

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Course type
Part time - one-to-three days with optional assessment day. Students of this course are encouraged to go on to further study. 

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Find out more

Whether you are new to the industry or already have a background in beauty therapy, this course is ideal for anyone who wants to offer a range of self-tanning services. Popular with clients over the summer months for holidays, special occasions and parties, this treatment can be delivered as a mobile therapist or when working in a salon or spa.

  • You will learn

  • Fees

  • How to apply

  • Preparation and provision of both manual and spray tanning treatments
  • Health and safety when applying false tan
  • Aftercare

All training and course materials - £140 per day (£420 if you wish to obtain a full qualification).

Awarding Body registration fee - included.

Kit required - none.

Once you have decided which course is right for you, please apply using our online form.  

If you're not sure and would like to talk through your options, meet the tutors and have a look around the academy, please arrange an appointment with us. 

Important information


What our graduates say

"Having recently completed some refresher training at the academy I can highly recommend the facility. It's bright, clean, very well equipped and Kerry is fabulous! This will be the first of many visits, I'm sure!" July 2016