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Bridge the recruitment gap with Gerrard International ™ & Armonia ®

We understand recruiting and training the right people to be a part of your business can be tricky, we’ve partnered with Armonia Training Academy to help you train your pipeline of talent and fill a recruitment gap with minimal investment or time.

Each candidate (apprentice) as part of their training will be trained in your treatment brands and partners products, gain a Government approved qualification minimising time currently spent on retraining new recruits. The apprentice splits their time between off the job training (20%) and on the job learning (80%) to maximise their potential.

Armonia Training Academy is here to help support your business throughout the whole process.

The fully comprehensive training ensures each apprentice thrives in their environment. Funding is accessed via levy or non-levy apprenticeship funding therefore removing some of the financial barriers from the education system.

Why Choose Armonia

  • Armonia supports the recruitment process, which uses the National Apprenticeship Services Application System to advertise vacancies.
  • Armonia checks the delegates eligibility and presents them for interview to you, the employer.

Benefits to your business include:

  • Increased employee satisfaction by having a motivated workforce
  • Reduced staff turnover by investing in their training and development
  • Reduced recruitment costs by growing talent from within the business
  • Increased business productivity and improved bottom line
  • Fill your skills gap
  • Gain a fresh Perspective
  • Satisfied clients leading to regular repeat business and return on investment

There are also financial benefits to hiring an apprentice, if they fall within the correct demographic the training could be completely covered by the Government.

Courses Available & Requirements


Beauty Professional Apprenticeship


Prerequisite requirement – None

Non-technical units

  • Health & safety
  • Professionalism
  • Team work
  • Client care

Technical Units

  • Massage
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicure & pedicure (including gels)
  • Waxing
  • Eye treatments
  • Makeup

Additional Training – Brand training


Wellbeing and Holistic Apprenticeship


Prerequisite requirement – Beauty Therapist Apprenticeship Standard Level 2 (including providing body massage)

Non Technical units

  • Health & safety
  • Professionalism
  • Team work
  • Client care

Technical units

  • Develop and create client lifestyle profiles to plan holistic and wellbeing experiences
  • Treat clients with variable needs and health issues
  • Indian head massage
  • Thermal heat treatments
  • Stress management
  • Aromatherapy
  • Deep tissue massage

Additional Unit Provide facial electrical treatments


How to book

Please email academy@gerrardinternational.com for more information, or book directly with Armonia by emailing Careers@armonia.co.uk

About Armonia

Armonia Training Academy’s mission is ‘to develop and empower highly skilled thinking therapists and sector professionals of the future’ and has specialised in industry specific training for over 22 years, meeting the needs of employers and apprentices wishing to gain nationally and internationally recognised qualifications.

We ensure that all apprentices strive to be their best and work at an industry and commercial level of expertise. This enables them to perform their immediate job role and to develop into the thinking therapists of the future. Armonia Training Academy works closely with the employer to develop a programme that fits with their business brief to ensure apprentices are progressing in line with their needs. All training programmes are delivered through a blend of learning including; tutor led learning, skills input and employer touchpoint days, including pastoral, welfare and safeguarding support.

To find out more about Armonia, click here.


To view courses offered by the Susan Gerrard Beauty Academy, click here.




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