Level 2 and Level 3 Barbering Tutor
Leigh has been in the hairdressing industry for over 20 years, owning her own salon and specialising in barbering. She has a dual role between teaching part time and running her successful business part time.
Level 2 Beauty Therapy Lecturer/Level 2 and 3 Nails Lecturer/Beauty salon liason
Katy has worked at Picassos from the very beginning. She is committed to progressing and has a very varied role between teaching beauty and nails, supporting salon owners with their apprentices and dealing with our Awarding Body.
Katy is currently on maternity leave until Summer 2017.
Picassos are delighted to have the dynamic Emma Ward join our team as Vice Principal. Emma has a very varied role within the academy from dealing with our partners, employers and student financial support whilst still teaching hairdressing part of the week. Emma’s specialism is apprenticeships and she is working on building our apprenticeship provision. Emma has over 20 years hairdressing industry experience and loves dealing with young people and helping them to achieve their goals.
Hi everyone! My name is Sue and I am the heart of Picassos Training Academy. My background is predominantly within the hairdressing industry, but through further education I have progressed into beauty and nails.
As Principal I devote my time to ensure all my learners have the motivation and enthusiasm that I feel every day within the Picasso’s environment. I look forward to meeting you all personally and I hope to inspire you on your journey into this amazing and rewarding industry.
Dannielle has joined us as our advanced apprentice in beauty therapy. She trained with us to become a beauty therapist and worked to a very high standard. Danielle works full time in the salon and we are delighted to have her as our apprentice.
Dannielle carrys out all beauty treatments on clients. Her favourite treatments are Shellac manicures and pedicures.
She is currently working towards her advanced beauty therapy qualification in massage.
Level 3 Hairdressing Tutor
Chelsey has joined Picassos in November 2016 as a Level 3 Hairdressing tutor. Chelsey works in a salon 4 days a week and teaches for Picassos 1 day per week. Her specialism is colouring and she is very excited to pass all of her knowledge onto the future generations of young hairdressers!
Beauty Therapy Tutor/ Recruitment Co-Ordinator
Laura has been in the beauty industry for over 10 years and has progressed into a teaching role.
Laura has a very varied role at Picassos. She develops and delivers all our private courses, teaches Level 3 beauty therapy and works in the salon as a therapist one day a week.
Laura deals with recruitment and is always there to give advice and guidance to anyone who is thinking about studying with us.
Maths GCSE and Functional Skills Lecturer
Richard is our Maths Lecturer for GCSE and Functional skills. Richard has a wealth of knowledge teaching in Secondary Schools and private tutoring on a one to one basis. He is well respected by our learners and works part time to give help and support with Maths.
Level 3 Hairdressing Lecturer
Claire is our Level 3 Hairdressing tutor. She has recently completed her teaching qualification and is loving her role as a lecturer. Claire has a dual role, working part time as a lecturer and part time within industry as a hairdresser.
English GCSE and Functional Skills Lecturer
Jill is our fantastic English tutor. She works closely with students to help them achieve their Functional Skills and GCSE qualifications alongside their main goals of hairdressing, beauty therapy, nails or barbering.
Gill has worked in education for over 30 years as a secondary school teacher and is very experienced at dealing with young people.
Zhanai is our beauty therapist and works in Picassos salon carrying out treatments. She has always wanted to be a beauty therapist. She is quickly building up a solid client base and her clients praise her for her calm and professional manner.
Level 3 Beauty Therapy Lecturer
Nadia is our talented Level 3 Beauty Therapy lecturer. She has a strong industry background, and specialises in threading techniques. She is well respected and has a wealth of knowledge around holistic therapies.
Nadia is currently on maternity leave until Summer 2017.
Beauty Therapist/Nail Services Tutor/Recruitment Co-Ordinator
Lydia is our senior Beauty Therapist, she trained with Picassos to achieve her beauty therapy and nail qualifications.
She has a real passion for nails and tanning treatments.
Lydia is very passionate about the beauty industry and developing her career in this industry.
Amelia Louise Mann
Level 2 Beauty Therapy Tutor
Jade has joined Picassos as our beauty apprentice. She is a fully qualified therapist and is working towards her advanced apprenticeship in massage. Jade works full time and we are delighted to have her as our apprentice.
Jade carries out all treatments in our salon on clients. Her favourite treatment to do is facials.