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Tanglowed123

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Hi everyone,


In the last 2 years I have completed several accredited 1 or 2 days courses in a range of treatments. I have gained experience everyday on these treatments and have built up a solid client base. Due to circumstances changing I would like my own space perhaps rent a room or salon to do my treatments from.

My question is...am i able to do so considering I have not done a nvq/went to college? I have just recently completed a law degree and college is not suitable at present.

I do not want this to get into a debate about 'one dayers,' I simply want to know if you are able to rent a room/salon with these qualifications and the experience. I feel extremely competent in all the treatments I offer.

Thank you.
 

angelina221

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Yes you can. I opened my salon without going to college and not having an NVQ.
I have recently done my NVQ level 3 as there are courses I wanted to do that require the NVQ. Prior to that, all the courses I did were short courses.
 

JoJo1980

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Yup no law says you cant. Just make sure you have the relevant insurance. Premiums may be higher but you should still be able to get it xx
 

jb78

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Yes you can - I have my own salon and have not done an NVQ - I have done one/two day diplomas, nail courses, make up training etc - but has all been built up over the years and not via the college route - as I'm older (34!) and had other commitments and responsibilities, full time college to do an NVQ was never an option for me. I have had my own salon - fully insured, accredited and legal with the tax man since the start if this tear! Go for it I say, cx
 

jb78

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* start OF this YEAR... silly iPhone!!
 

LondonRee

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Yup, as the others say, you're good to go!
 

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