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The West London Beauty Academy (WLBA) is a well-established family-owned training college, committed to providing exceptional training in all our beauty related courses.

Rita Behar is the founding owner and Principle of WLBA and has worked in the beauty related commercial and education industry for over 25 years as a Lecturer, FE College Curriculum Manager, Salon Owner, IQA and VTCT External Verifier. Rita has used her wealth of experience to make WLBA one of the most professional and high-quality beauty training establishments in the UK.

We provide a range of funded and private Level 2- 4 courses in Beauty Therapy, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry and Laser and IPL. We also provide a range of many other courses such as Single Eyelash Extensions, Microneedling, Microblading and Aesthetics to name a few. This means that whether you are newly entering the beauty industry or upskilling to offer your clients other services, WLBA has the course to meet your needs.

We pride ourselves on delivering high quality training so that everyone of our students, graduates, job ready and confident. All our courses are accredited by the awarding body VTCT and are internationally recognized qualifications, which will enable you to obtain insurance with BABTAC.

We want all our students to be the best in the business. That's why we ensure all our tutors have years of industry experience so they can share their knowledge and expertise with you. We deliver the most up to date and on trend training in all our creative courses.

We also offer government funding on our diploma courses or flexible interest free payment options to suit your needs. We are proud to be a diverse training provider and welcome students from any ethnic background, culture and religion.

We are growing year on year and building strong relationships with our students, many of whom return to our academy again and again for further studies and to continue their professional development.


Our mission is to be a nationwide recognised training provider for the Beauty related industry, developing highly skilled workforce to meet the demands of the ever-evolving Hair and Beauty Sector, that creates rewarding careers and promotes economic development. West London Beauty Academy aims to make significant contributions to the local and regional economies and beyond, by providing high quality vocational education and training for individuals, employers and the wider community.


Our vision is to be the organisation of choice for learning for young people, adults and employers through their recognition of our excellent and distinctive experiences in vocational education and training.

Our values 

•    Inspiring and supporting students to success
•    Striving for excellence, exceeding expectations
•    Respecting each other
•    Recognising our responsibility
•    Sharing, caring and working together
•    Mutual respect 
•    Celebrate diversity, all faiths and beliefs 


If you are interested in training with WLBA please get in touch with us to discuss the right course for you. You are also welcome to visit us at the college and have a chat with the principal and meet the team.
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