Tel: 01332 205 072

Opening Hours on Mon-Thurs: 9.00-17:00
We do run flexible hours with evenings included.

Team Members

The Academy of Hair, Beauty and Nails

Sue Bamford

Company Director

Sue trained in hairdressing from leaving school and once she was qualified she worked as a stylist in salons, moving into salon management and owning her own salons. Sue is a fully qualified Nail technician.

Her vocation took her into teaching in colleges of further education and eventually opened her own private Academy. Sue is also a qualified beauty therapist and an Internal Quality Assurer.

Robin Lyons

Study Programme Coordinator

Robin has been with the company since 2010, and has a wealth of teaching experience from both private training providers and teaching in schools. His primary role is to provide additional support and enable you to progress in your English, Maths, ICT and Employability qualifications through group and one to one training. Robin is also the Study program lead

Robin also has a background in hairdressing and will embed this into your learning to include the areas of hair or beauty that you have chosen to study.

Joy Bott

Education Manager / Hairdressing & Beauty Assessor

She is a fully qualified hairdresser and beauty therapist. Joy has managed a salon for 8 years and worked at both Derby and Burton Colleges as a trainer, tutor and assessor.

She has been at the Academy for over 12 years

She is the Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) for all the qualifications the Academy offers and is programme lead for the TAQA (Training & Assessment Quality Assurance Certificate).