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Jody Sutcliffe

Jody is very passionate about the Beauty industry and  has worked as a lecturer since 2008, Skilled in a wide range of industry practises and approaches  Jody delivers modules on all aspects of beauty therapy, including: nail enhancements  and strives for high standards from her learners.

Having previous worked within leading spas and salons both locally and overseas, Jody has a wealth of experience developed during her time within the industry. Maintaining close links with training providers, Jody regularly liaises with industry experts to continually enhance her skills and deliver the highest standards of teaching for learners


Angela Owen

I have been a lecturer for 15 years which has enabled me to gain a wide range of experience teaching male and female clients of various ages and experience. Prior to teaching I was employed in the industry working for Clarins, Decleor and local beauty therapy salons.

Pamela Milnes

Pam Milnes

Level 3 Hairdressing Course Leader

I have vast experience in hairdressing, an industry which I enjoy and feel passionate about. I started my career as an apprentice then became a senior stylist in a large salon, following this I started my own business and have been a salon owner of two successful salons. I always enjoyed training staff which led me to a career in teaching. I undertake continuous professional development to learn new techniques and trends which I am able pass on to the learners. My aim is to support learners through there qualification, help them develop excellent practical skills, customer care of a high standard and find employment in this exciting industry.

Helen Sutcliffe

While studying at school I gained a job in a salon on a Saturday and from this great experience I decided to take hairdressing up as a career. I attended Calderdale College and qualified through an apprenticeship route. Having gained salon experience and further develop my skills I was approached to teach at the college where I had studied. I jumped at the opportunity and I have worked here ever since with all learners of all different abilities and ages. I am very passionate towards hairdressing and education and thoroughly enjoy sharing my skills and knowledge with learners to enable them to develop themselves and hopefully gain an exciting career in hairdressing.

Leanne Brannan

I am a Beauty Therapy lecturer at Calderdale College, I teach on level 1 and 2. I left school and went straight into Beauty Therapy at college. My industry experience varies from working in a fitness spa to running my own Beauty Salon. I came into teaching 9 years ago and would not look back. I am passionate about creating fabulous professional therapists from school learners to mature learners. I really enjoy seeing training beauty therapists performing treatments on paying clients and seeing how far they have come.

Kay Thompson

I have nearly 19 years’ worth of experience working in the beauty industry.  By working with high profile companies such as Clarins, Harvey Nichols, House of Fraser and Debenhams I have excellent knowledge of beauty products. I became a Prosthetic, Hair and Media Make-up Artist nearly 5 years ago and have worked at special events with singers such as Olly Murs and Nicole Scherzinger.  I came into teaching over a year ago and am passionate of sharing what I have learnt over the years with both Beauty Therapy and Media Make-up.

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