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aUK Cosmetic Training Centre of Excellence operates from Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6DE. A 2 minute walk from the East Coast mainline train station, with direct links to London Kings Cross, in just 65 minutes, and just 1 mile from the A1. aUK is easily accessible from across the UK.

aUK Ltd
The Old Malthouse
Commercial Road,
NG31 6DE

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aUK Cosmetic Training Centre of Excellence offers a full range of aesthetic practitioner training opportunities for those with no qualifications to those experienced practitioners, or for anyone wishing to retrain in aesthetics.

The full packaged aesthetic practitioner course costs £8995, or £9995 if paying via deposit and instalments.

You can train the modules that make up the aesthetic practitioner course individually - these are (all VAT is included):

Foundation Botulinum Toxins (Botox) - £2495

Foundation dermal fillers (including cheek augmentation) - £3995

Advanced Botulinum Toxins (Botox) - £2495

Lip augmentation - £2495

Hyperhidrosis (underarm Botox injections for prevention of sweating) - £595

Dental infusion (Lidocaine) - £595

First aid at work with anaphylaxis management - £495

Plus an assessment (clinical observation & personal development) day - £595

CPD advanced training courses are also available for those who have successfully passed the required aesthetic practitioner training modules and with the right levels of aesthetic injecting experience.

Jawline and chin (with cannula) - £1495

Tear trough (with cannula) - £1495

Liquid face lift (with cannula) - £1495

Rhinoplasty - £1495

PDO threads - £2995

Derma PRP (with phlebotomy) - £2995

Microneedling - £595

Our clinical director also offers bespoke one to one training days - £2495

Module 1 – 4 days Foundation Botulinum Toxins (Botox) with underpinning anatomy and physiology knowledge

Module 2 – 2 days Foundation Dermal Filler (including cheek augmentation) with underpinning anatomy and physiology knowledge

Module 3 – 2 day Lip Augmentation

Module 4 – 2 day Advanced Botulinum lower face plus hyperhidrosis

Module 5 – 1 day Assessment – of which a total of 4 must be attended per trainee practitioner

Module 6 – 18 hours First Aid with Anaphylaxis management certificate

All models are sourced by aUK meaning you don’t have to worry about finding people yourself. Models provided are a wide range of ages, mixed men and women, giving you the experience you need, and the challenges you’ll have to overcome from aUK, mimicking clinical life in the real world.

Yes you can. aUK work alongside both medics and non-medics, including beauty therapists and semi-permanent make-up artists (SPMU) to deliver the highest standards of aesthetic training. Beauty therapists require either a General Level 3 in Beauty qualification or a Laser Level 4, and can then commence the aesthetic practitioner training course.

Yes, you cannot administer Botulinum Toxin (Botox) to clients without them having a prescription from your prescriber and a health check. Prescriptions can then be written and submitted by the prescriber.

For students who train with aUK, you will have the opportunity to join theAAIC (Association of Aesthetics Injectables & Cosmetics) which will give you the support and access to a prescriber in your area for a annual fee of £400.

Insurance is covered by Cathedral Associates London one of the longest standing UK providers of insurance for both medics and non medics. Following completion of your course at aUK we can arrange insurance that adheres to all legislation through our insurance broker.

Get in touch with our training team on 01476 568 378 (press 3 for cosmetics) and we’ll talk you through the next steps. We will need copies of your certificates, contact information, and then our accounts team will manage the payment directly with you. Following which you will be able to choose the training dates most suitable for you based on availability from our pre-arranged yearly calendar of training and will be sent your course handbook via email. Our team will guide you through the process leaving you safe in the knowledge you’ve chosen the best training provider.

We’ve built up an exceptional training reputation over the past 9 years because our training standards, staff and facilities are benchmarked across the UK. Through professional standards aUK has trained thousands of students and created equally as many business opportunities for new and experienced non-medical and medical aestheticians.

Each year we operate at an improved standard, our ethos is client safety, and we collaborate with cosmetic professional bodies to develop improved training standards. Our offering to medics and non-medics is unique, because not only do we have 50 years of teaching experience in the beauty industry within our training team, we have an exceptional and large clinical training centre housed in the middle of a medispa. Our trainee practitioners benefit form first-class training, abundance of models and make use of the exceptional health and beauty services on offer at aUK.

Uniquely, aUK work alongside both medics and non medics to deliver exceptionally high standards of aesthetic training, resulting in both new and experienced practitioners achieving training in line with the best practice and government backed guidelines. Whether you are medically trained or an experienced Beauty Therapist, the course structure supports a level playing field for all suitable medics and non medics to train to become an expert Aesthetic Practitioner.

This route of progression has been developed in partnership between both medical and non-medical professionals that complies with both HABIA and HEE (Health Education England 2013).

We welcome students from a variety of medical backgrounds onto our courses including General Practitioners, Nurses, Beauticians, Dentists, Ophthalmologists, Doctors, Surgeons, and Dermatologists, Paramedics.