London College of Beauty Therapy

Outside view of London College of Beauty Therapy

London College of Beauty Therapy was founded in 1995 and is now one of the UK’s largest specialist further education funded training college, specialising in Beauty Therapy, Beauty Retail, Hair and Media Make-up, Hairdressing, Advanced Aesthetics, Advanced Epilation and Fitness courses.

‘Courses for Careers’ is at the heart of LCBT’s mantra, training students through world-class teaching facilities and high quality teaching for sustainable jobs. Over the years LCBT has provided the opportunity for thousands of young people and adults, to obtain qualifications, skills and the confidence to embark on a lifetime career in the ever growing and thriving beauty, make-up, hairdressing and fitness industries.

Once qualified, students are supported into higher education or employment through the close links that LCBT’s in-house job shop has established with key employers in the industry.

LCBT’s training programmes are completely flexible, offering certificate and diploma courses, short and advanced courses and apprenticeships. There are continual start dates throughout the year with the option of daytime, evening and weekend courses, to enable both funded and non funded students to find a course that suits them.

LCBT has gained the Centre of Vocational Excellence for Retail and Beauty and Holistic Care. It holds the Training Quality Mark, the Matrix Standard and the Leadership and Management Standard, and has won numerous awards for training and excellence.


The University has approved the following programme to run at London College of Beauty Therapy:


Students apply to London College of Beauty Therapy throughout the year and enrol in September.

Award Ceremonies

Awarding students are invited to attend the University of Derby Award Ceremonies which are held annually in July and November.

Contact details

London College of Beauty Therapy
Ramillies House
1-2 Ramillies Street
London, W1F 7LN
020 7208 1300