About Us

About La Belle Beauty Academy...

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Sonia Martin

La Belle Beauty Academy was set up in 2017 by Award winning Beauty Therapist & Salon Owner Sonia Martin. Sonia who runs 2 successful beauty salons in both Worthing & Shoreham in West Sussex has always had a passion for teaching and sharing her passion for the beauty industry with others.

Sonia has over 15 years experience in the beauty industry and has run her beauty salons for over 10 years. She gained her Award in Education & Training teaching qualification whilst working part time at Northbrook College beauty department. 

Sonia dream was always to have her own training Academy alongside her beauty salons to train the next generation of beauty therapists to the highest standard.



Meet the Beauty Educators



Rose is our nail technician trainer and specialises in teaching our gel & acrylic nail extension courses as well as our popular e-filing courses.



Business Coaching

Business Coaching is available with Sonia Martin- Managing Director of La Belle Beauty Salon & La Belle Beauty Academy.

Sonia is an award-winning beauty therapist and salon owner who has 15 years’ experience in the beauty industry including 10 years running her own successful beauty salon.

For more information on Business coaching with Sonia visit her website- www.sonia-martin.com

Our Courses

For all GTI courses students will need to take out a GTI membership with the Beauty Guild of £25, this fee covers you also for online Proffesional standards course which is the minimum requirement needed to complete the GTI training. GTI student membership runs for a period of 3 months and does not include insurance.

On successful completion of your practical course you will be offered to upgrade your membership to the full Guild membership including insurance without having to pay the usual joining fee. .

Please note that the number of theory and practical hours required to complete courses are provided as a guideline only. The actual number of theory hours required will vary depending on the speed at which you learn. The number of practical hours may vary depend on learning speed and on class sizes. 


Personal Beauty Tutoring

One to one training can be provided for therapists wanting to refresh or expand your skills. If you feel you have lost your confidence in a certain beauty treatment and want to refresh your skills then get in touch about our one-to-one personal beauty tutoring.

2 hours 1-2-1 training- £100

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