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Welcome to Yorkshire College of Beauty


Welcome to the Yorkshire College of Beauty


The Yorkshire College of Beauty Therapy is an internationally renowned College founded by the Principal Christine Tilley in 1983. The College has built up an enviable reputation providing first class training for learners and remains one of the leading training establishments in the field of Beauty Therapy. .

 
We are the largest provider of Advanced Apprenticeship in the UK and have enormous pride in our Graduates. Over 95% of whom immediately enter employment in the Beauty Therapy Industry on completion of their training.                                                       

About us

The Yorkshire College of Beauty Therapy is an internationally renowned College founded by the principal in 1983. The College has built up an enviable reputation providing first class training for learner and remains one of the leading training establishments in the field of Beauty Therapy.

The College currently holds the prestigious Investor in people award which guarantees quality investment in our staff development. With a new purpose built training academy, including two large treatment rooms and an I.T suite, the College is able to offer the most comprehensive facilities and an ideal training environment. A partnership with the nearby LA Fitness Health Club ensures that learners have access to restaurant and lounge facilities as well as shops, cafes and picnic areas within walking distance. The College has a large number of partner salons throughout Yorkshire providing employment for learners to gain hands-on experience in the industry.

The government stipulates that the salons pay learners a minimum of £107.20 per week or £2.68 per hour. The course is taught over two years with inductions being held in August for successful learners. All of our tutors, the training director and the College Principal are internationally qualified holding Advanced Beauty Therapy qualifications and state registered teaching diplomas. The College participates in teacher training ensuring a mixture of established trainers and new trainers bring a range of teaching styles to the learners.

The Advanced Apprenticeship course provides learners with a mixture of salon-based experience and college-based learning, ensuring our graduates have both the experience and knowledge required to succeed after qualification. Learners will spend the college day in a mixture of practical and theory classes, as well as studying key skills. The salon placement gives an opportunity to practice what has been taught in college and become familiar with the workplace.

Facilities available

The College has three fully equipped practical rooms each being able to deliver practical demonstrations and carry out salon activities for upto 16 learners in each one.

There are two I.T suite with interactive white board and one theory class room with anatomy and physiology resources.

There are kitchen facilities for learners to use during break times as well as access to LA fitness for light refreshments and snacks across the road.

There is a locker room available for all learners to store their personal belongings.

Additional support

Every class has a teaching assistant who works along side the main tutor. Every tutor strives to provide an inclusive learning environment whilst also supporting differentiation among learner in all areas.

Learner success

At the Yorkshire College of Beauty we provide a range of courses to make sure our graduates are fully qualified and competent to join the thriving beauty therapy industry. For school Leavers at all levels and those just wanting a change of career YCB is the college for you!

How to apply

You can apply for courses at Yorkshire College of Beauty through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 11 February 2016
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Key information

Venues

  • A: Leeds
    • Address:
    • Regency House Unit 5
    • Kirk Lane
    • Yeadon
    • Leeds
    • LS19 7EP
    • Telephone number:
    • Course enquiries: 01132509507
    • Website:
    • www.ycob.co.uk
    • Email address:
    • info@ycob.co.ul
    • More information:
    • The Yorkshire College of Beauty Training Acadamy is situated over two floors close to the centre of Yeadon.  We are close to all the local amenities and within walking distance of public transport from both Leeds and Bradford City Centre.

      Our training facilities are fully equiped for both practical and theory sessions and there are refreshment facilities available.

      The college is open 5 days a week: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm.