About Corinne
Information About Corinne's Qualifications and Experience

Beauty Academy On The Move is owned and operated by Corinne McDermott. Corinne has worked in the Hair and Beauty industry for 22 years, spending seven years training Beauty Therapists to NVQ level at Leeds City College.

Following training Corinne’s career began working in salons and spas, including a year working in a first class spa on-board a Royal Caribbean cruise liner. She was inspired to pass on her skills, extensive knowledge and experience to others, so completed a degree in teaching becoming a college lecturer training people within the industry.

Corinne designs all her own courses, drawing on both industry experience and professional teaching skills. All Beauty Academy course are accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists.

Training and Qualifications

Huddersfield University 2008-2009 Queensgate Huddersfield

  • Certificate in Education (CertEd)

Craven College Academy 1998-2000 Coach Street Skipton

  • NVQ Beauty Therapy level 2 & 3
  • NVQ Make up
  • NVQ Hairdressing level 2 & 3
  • NVQ Reflexology
  • NVQ Body massage

Additional Courses Undertaken

  • Stone therapy
  • Bamboo massage
  • Colon cleansing treatment
  • Mother to be massage
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Chemical peels
  • Gel polish
  • Body wraps
  • Swaroski pedicure
  • Spray tanning
  • Semi-permanent eyelashes
  • Deep tissue and Balinese massage
  • Indian head massage

Training with Professional Companies

  • Elemis: The most popular spa brand in the UK with spas worldwide
  • Jessica
  • Espa
  • Skin ceuticals advanced skin peels
  • Sienna X tan/California tan
  • Susan molyneux
  • Dermalogica
  • Bare Escentuals mineral make up
  • Airbase
  • NSI
  • Airbase airbrush make up
  • Saks hairdressing

Work Experience

Leeds City College Keighley Campus

  • Beauty Therapy Lecturer: Teaching NVQ Beauty & Media Make Up qualifications
  • 2010 - 2016

Craven College Skipton

  • Beauty Therapy Lecturer
  • 2009 - 2010

Majestic Hotel Ripon Road, Harrogate

  • Beauty Therapist
  • 2008 - 2009

The Academy Spa Oakdale Place, Harrogate

  • Spa Therapist & Trainer
  • 2004 - 2008

Saks Hair and Beauty Various Salons

  • Hairstylist & Beauty Therapist
  • Freelance

The World of Hair & Beauty Skipton

  • Trainee, Junipr Stylist, Senior Stylist, Beauty Therapist
  • 1999 - 2004

Royal Caribbean International/ Steiner Transocean Ltd

  • Hairstylist & Beauty Therapist: Worked in the Elemis Spa on Rhapsody of the seas sailing around America and the Western Caribbean.
  • 2003

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