About Us

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About us

Bristol Beauty School was established by Jane Vickers in 2006. After many years as a Beauty Therapy lecturer at City of Bristol College, she felt passionately about provide a training school that would offer professional training courses.

Classes are small with extremely high standards of training. Course scheduling is flexible to fit in with hectic lifestyles. We pride ourselves on giving personalised support and advice from highly experienced tutors with 29 years experience in the industry.

Courses run all year including evenings, weekends and weekdays. Our courses are fully approved and accredited by the Associated Beauty Therapists (ABT) and Vocational Training Charitable Trust, (VTCT) which are recognised and respected in the industry.

  • Courses are suitable for total beginners
  • Courses are all fully accredited
  • Students can get appropriate insurance
  • Tutors love what they do and are highly experienced
  • Quality and professional training
  • Skills for life
  • Certificates for ever

Jane Vickers

Jane Vickers loves her job and most of all helping students start new careers and set up their own businesses. Jane has been in the industry for twenty nine years,in 1989 she completed an International Health and Beauty Therapy Diploma (IHBD) and then continued to gain further qualifications in theatrical and media make-up (ITEC). After several years gaining experience in the industry, she opened her own salon.

In 1997 she entered a career in television and photographic make-up and in 2003 she joined City of Bristol College and qualified as a lecturer in Beauty Therapy whilst continuing to work in the industry.

Jane is principal tutor for all courses and her extensive experience in the beauty industry enables her to make training as practical and enjoyable as possible.


Jo Peters

Jo is passionate and borderline obsessive about makeup! She has 20 years experience in the industry and is qualified in fashion and theatrical makeup. If you’d like to train to be a makeup artist yourself, Jo has got you covered!

Jo is a creative and experienced makeup artist and a qualified teacher, she has taught media makeup for many years at City of Bristol College and been graded Outstanding by both internal and external teaching inspectors.


Tracey O’Driscoll

Tracey has worked as a qualified Beauty Therapist for the past 20 years.

She has worked in very busy high profile salons in London and Sydney, Australia.

Being Salon Director in London has enabled her to work with fellow beauty therapists and clients from all works of life including many celebrities.

Tracey continues to run her own Beauty Business, Retreat at Home, and passes on her expertise and experience to Bristol Beauty School students.

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