Omni Academy of Beauty achieved a “Grade 1, Outstanding” from Ofsted in June 2015


The apprenticeship courses we run at Omni Academy of Beauty are funded by the government. In order to deliver these we will work together with AFA Skills & Training. In June 2015, we were visited by Ofsted in relation our apprenticeship programmes and as a part of the AFA network. We were delighted to be awarded a Grade 1 at Omni Academy of Beauty.

The overall grade for AFA, was a grade 2.

Omni Academy of Beauty: Winners of the Elmbridge Independent Retail Awards


In July 2015, Omni Academy of Beauty were delighted to be awarded ‘Best in Hair & Beauty’ in the Elmbridge Independent Retailer of the Year Awards 2015. A very grateful and heartfelt thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for us. Here are just some of the comments our lovely  voters left about us:

“Not only do they offer great training, they also give the community a chance of enjoying wonderful, luxurious treatments at a price we can all afford. Thank you”

“I have recently completed my Level 2 Beauty Diploma and now doing Level 3 along with additional courses. I’m in my late twenties and the college are brilliant, making me feel cared for and at ease. The level of experience that the teachers have is second to none which is vital for any college.”

“Very professional and friendly”

“Amazing and very helpful staff, best place to go to”

“Great opportunity for re-training programme and opportunity for inexpensive beauty treatments!”

“Very pleased with the high standard of training I received”

“Great training”

“Superb customer care and professional standards”

“I spent my time there studying. I enjoyed the courses that I did their and the people are lovely”

“Thorough and knowledgeable tutors, high quality standards. Clean and happy environment to work and study.”

“Amazing company, well presented. Friendly staff”

“After training at Omni, I have managed to set up a successful business offering beauty treatments in the comfort of your own home”

“Fantastic place that give young and old adults the chance to go back to learning a trade and develop a career in a friendly and patient environment”

“They deliver a great service would highly recommend.”

“Frequent user of their excellent services”

“Friendly, helpful staff, clean and airy rooms”

“Great service and always professional. have very high standards.”



Omni Academy of Beauty Principal, Carolyne Cross has been announced as a Finalist in this years prestigious BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards in the category of Outstanding Contribution to the Industry.

Carolyne’s career in the Beauty industry began some 35 years ago. During this time she has realised some incredible achievements, not just in her own career but for the industry as a whole.
She has worked in salons, on cruise ships, within education, teaching, examining and writing qualifications. In 2008 she founded the award winning Omni Academy of Beauty and later in 2016, Omni The Salon. She’s worked for various awarding bodies and has been Chairman of the leading membership and awarding organisation representing the industry in discussion with senior Politicians. She has also been called upon as a spokesperson for the industry on several occasions in the the media both print, radio and TV and also acts as an expert witness with court cases which relate to the beauty industry.

The awards take place on Sunday 18th June. Watch this space…