Welcome to The National Beauty Academy

The National Beauty Academy offer a range of high quality and professional beauty courses to suit your needs and fit in with your lifestyle. Whether you are a beginner looking to start a new career or an existing therapist wishing to update your skills, our courses are designed for you.

Since 2019 we have specialised in training for the make-up, nails and beauty industry. Training takes place at purpose-built academy in the heart of Sunderland.

Our tutors are fully qualified and highly experienced. Each tutor specialises in the subject they teach. They have many years of teaching practice, and some run their own successful beauty businesses.

Our students tell us they enjoy the supportive learning environment where they can learn new skills and form new friendships.

Team NBA

Say hello to our incredible team of educators and support staff. We are a group of passionate and dedicated individuals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of our students via all things beauty. With our combined knowledge, experience and enthusiasm, we create a dynamic learning environment where students can thrive. From engaging lessons to personalised support, we go above and beyond to ensure that every student reaches their full potential. Together we can create stunning looks, inspire confidence and help people feel their best. Join us and lets make the world a more beautiful place, one makeover at a time!

Cheryl Havelaar-Chapman

Centre Manager

Alicia Birkett-Carrillo

Lead Internal Quality Assessor

Safeguarding Champion

Rachel Hayes

Operations Officer/IQA

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Olivia Wilson

Social Media & Learner Engagement Officer

Aimee Wanley-Haynes

Social Media & Learner Engagement Apprentice

Charley Starr

Funding & Compliance Officer

Chloe Churchill

Customer Service & Learner Engagement Apprentice

Georgia Kirtley

Tutor Assessor