Known for bringing the Jessica brand to Britain for the first
time in 1992, and in doing so sparking a beauty revolution,
Susan Gerrard has now launched the Susan Gerrard Beauty
Created to provide excellence in education, the Academy will
deliver real-world learning on everything from specialist nail
care to complete beauty therapy. Students will be able to
obtain VTCT-recognised and certified qualifications and will be
offered work experience at inspiring spas and salons, plus the
chance to be part of backstage session teams for photo shoots
and events like London Fashion Week.
“I’m proud to have been a part of our industry’s history and
excited to be shaping its future with the next generation of
beauty experts,” says Gerrard.
Courses will be held at Gerrard International’s purpose-built
facility in Borehamwood, where students will learn to use
leading professional brands, including Jessica Natural Nail
Care, Mii Cosmetics and BeautyLab Skincare. There will be
flexible study options to allow students to take part in the
course around work or family.
VTCT-recognised qualifications will include a level 2 Diploma
in Beauty therapy studies and personal interest short courses
will be available from April 2018.