Polished Nail & Beauty Training Academy

Nail, Beauty & Holistic Training courses in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

VTCT NVQ Courses & Accredited Training Courses

Award Winning Training Academy

Polished Nail and Beauty Training are proud winners of the LUXlife Health Beauty & Wellness Awards 2020, 2021 and 2022. We have also won the North West Prestige Award for Beauty Training Company of the Year 2020/2021.

We deliver the best training possible for anyone in Cumbria wanting to get into the beauty, nail or holistic industry or professionals wishing to expand their skills.

Lash courses

We offer a wide range of Lash courses including Classic Eyelash Extensions, Russian Volume Lash Extensions, Hybrid Lashes and Lash Lifting/Perming.

View all the information about the lash courses. Read the course sheets and view course availability.

Brow Courses

We offer a wide range of Brow courses such as Tinting, Waxing, Threading, Complete Brows, Brow Lamination and Henna Brows.

Brows are a big trend in today’s society and we have a brow course to suit your needs at Polished.

Nail courses

Wanting to become a Nail Technician?

We offer a wide range of nail courses including Gel Polish, Acrylic and Gel Extensions, Acryagel Nail Puttie, Nail Art, Sculpting and E File.

View our available courses.

Holistic & Massage courses

We offer a wide range of Holistic courses including Body Massage, Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone and Bamboo Massage and Reflexology.

View available training courses for Holistic & Massage training

Polished Nail & Beauty Training Academy

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Polished Nail and Beauty Training Academy 

Training for Beauty Professionals and beginners in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria


Polished Nail and Beauty Training are the premier award winning Beauty, Nail and Holistic Training Academy in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria. We provide a wide range of training courses for beginners or therapists wishing to add to their current skill set. Our wide range of courses include courses covering BrowLash, Nail, Make up, Facial & Massage treatments. All courses are taught by our vastly experienced and highly qualified tutors. 

We offer a range of privately accredited ABT, Towergate and IPHM short courses in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria at Polished Nail and Beauty Training Academy. These courses are taught to the highest standards possible and we have an excellent pass rate. 

We also deliver a range of VTCT courses. VTCT courses are available for NVQ and VRQ levels 2- 4 at Polished in Barrow in Furness in a range of subjects. These courses are ran on a part time basis and with small class sizes to ensure quality. Government funding is available for some of our VTCT courses, subject to eligibility. 

During our courses we provide advice on insurance, advertising, promotions and tips on how to run a successful business, drawing from our many years experience in the industry. After completion of our courses we provide all our learners with an aftercare support system, where we provide guidance, support and advice as you start or grow your business. 

Polished Nail and Beauty Training…changing lives and building careers one course at a time!

Full Course List

Beauty Courses

Nail Courses

Holistic Courses

Upcoming Courses

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Our Educators

Read about the people who teach the courses. Our staff are all friendly, love the job they do and make it goal to give you the best learning experience possible.

How We Work

We are Polished Nail & Beauty Training. We provide training in Beauty, Lashes, Nails, & Holistic Massages. We provide a great learning environment for anyone to better their skills.

What Our Learners Say

Loved the course. Friendly People. Learnt so much and will miss everyone.

S Wilson

VTCT Level 2 Beauty Make Up

Really Enjoyed the course. Have learn a lot of new skills in a relaxing environment.

T Edmonds

VTCT Level 2 Beauty Make Up

Rachel was a star. She is so calm and explains everything very well.

G Clarke

VTCT Level 2 Beauty Make Up