Holistic Therapies Training Academy - About Us

about us

Why choose us?

We are an award winning training academy.


We are a unique training school who put emphasis on the high quality of training.  We teach to the learners unique learning style and mentor them with business advice to give them the confidence to start out in their chosen field.  We teach up to 6 learners to 1 tutor (dependant on venue) to ensure each learner finishes their course with a high standard of competence.

We offer a variety of courses in the following fields:

  • Massage

  • Beauty & Nails

  • Sports Therapy

  • Sports PT

  • Complementary Therapies

  • Business studies

  • Customer Services


Our learners range from:

  • Qualified therapists adding to their skills

  • Nurses / Midwifes / Doula’s / Healthcare professionals

  • Mum’s with young families wanting to get back to work and work the hours to suit their family life

  • People wanting a career change

  • Fitness instructors

  • Equine / animal therapist


To name a few .



You choose your career path, we give you the choices & confidence to achieve new heights.

We offer a fun & friendly learning environment with a comprehensive choice of courses to suit your learning style & level of qualification required.

We offer online & in person courses

Accredited & VTCT (VRQ) qualifications

We offer ongoing support & mentoring guaranteed.

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Current climate means that many have a vision of becoming self-employed or to grow their therapy business, as many, don’t have the funds or resources to make their dreams / aspirations / goals come to fruition.  This is where we have worked to offer as many options as possible to help our students to achieve their goals and are able to offer:

  • Holistic Therapies Training offer payment plans for some of our larger priced courses.

We are constantly evolving the business to bring new courses to our growing list to offer a variety of subjects for our students to choose from, ranging from beauty, nails, massage, complementary therapies, sports therapies, fitness, business management and finance, customer services, first aid, teacher training and assessing and more.

As well as teaching from our centres we offer on site training to spas and salons, and have many contracts with spas and salons around the UK to provide bespoke training to their staff.

For businesses to grow, it is often needed to collaborate with other businesses, to offer a broader range of services and expertise. 

Holistic Therapies Training, work in partnership with:

  • North Devon Hospice

  • Zen Combat School


Holistic Therapies Training Academy work in partnership with the North Devon Hospice to offer volunteer therapist opportunities to our students and to support fund raising events

And Holistic Therapies Training Academy  work in affiliation with:

  • VTCT

  • First Aid at Hand 

  • ABT Insurance

  • Professional Beauty Direct

  • IICT

  • The CMA

  • Westminster Indemnity

  • Balens Insurance

  • IPHM

Let us guide you in your journey into the world of therapies and make your own unique business mode or to become the best therapist you could possibly be 

” Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”

” Aspire to inspire before you expire.”

” You have to believe in yourself.”

” Success is the good fortune, that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.”

” Create your own style, let it be unique for yourself, and yet identifiable to others.”

” Be yourself, because an original is worth more than a copy.”


What else do we offer?

* Full tutor support before, during and after the course. You will be assigned a coursework tutor throughout your course in addition to your tutor for the practical training.

* Coursework is marked by our experienced team who are on hand to answer and assist with any queries.

* Experienced tutors who are passionate about their work.

* Our tutors are also self-employed therapists which means they totally understand the needs of the students and are able to assist them in all aspects of setting up in the beauty / holistic industry.

* All our courses are accredited, enabling the student to practice professionally and to gain insurance on successful completion of the course.

  • Bespoke training offered to cater for specific learner needs and professional membership requirements, where needed.

Who can attend our courses?

Our courses are suitable for anyone looking to start up in the industry and existing therapists adding to their skills.

Are you:

* Facing redundancy and looking for a career change?

* A mum, who’s children are starting school or about to fly the nest and need a part time career to fit around your childrens schooling or to keep you busy and earn a good income at the same time?

* A therapist who is looking to increase the choice of treatments you can offer to your clients?

* Someone who trained in beauty / holistic therapies a while ago and want a refresher to get you started again?

What can you do with your skills?

There are many ways in which you can make use of your skills in the beauty / holistic industry, here are some suggestions:

* Work in a beauty / hair salon

* Open your own beauty salon.

* Rent a room at a beauty / hair salon, local gym, hotel, spa, chiropractic clinic.

* Offer corporate on site treatments to local businesses.

* Work mobile, visiting clients in their own homes.

* Set up a treatment room in your own home

* Offer pamper parties

  • Work on a Cruise ship

Students are taught in small tutor groups or on a one to one basis using intensive teaching methods. All theory is provided in a comprehensive course manual which is emailed to the student to study at their own pace prior to attending the practical training. Case Studies are also required. You can become competent in a module after only one or two days’ of practical training, and will be awarded a professional accredited diploma on successful completion of your chosen course. The courses are approved and accredited by some or all of the following accrediting bodies & / or insurers: The CMA (Complementary Medical Association), Professional Beauty, Associated Beauty Therapists, Westminster Indemnity, Towergate, Balens & IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapies) and are all valid for professional insurance as well as awarded with points for continual professional development.

What makes us unique to other Training Providers?

The Tutors at Holistic Therapies Training pride themselves in offering a unique and personalised training experience to each individual students. We recognise that everyone has their own preferred methods of learning and aim to tailor our courses to meet those individual needs. We are dedicated to each individual students and will provide any additional training that the student needs in order that they finish their course confident in their knowledge to go away and work on the public. All of our tutors are self-employed therapists also, and can pass on their wealth of knowledge in the setting up and running of a business in the therapy industry, giving the students a full range of information to assist them in their line of work. This is why we offer on site training, as well as one to one training to ensure the student receives the exact training they require.
For more details on what our students think,

please check out our testimonials page from the menu

Here at Holistic Therapies Training Academy, we pride ourselves in having experienced members, who are also passionate about their work, in our team.

Check out our tutors on their individual training venue pages from the  menu

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Holistic Therapies Training

Main contact number:

(01237) 472109

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