Find out about the Dollhouse Academy, our fully qualified team with salon experience & years of professional knowledge providing training excellence in beauty.

Find out more about the Dollhouse Training Academy, meet our fully qualified training team with in salon experience and most importantly years of professional knowledge. Our aim is to help teach you the finer details of your chosen course as well as pass on those all important tips and secrets.

Abigail James

Abigail James

Founder & BEAUTY Educator

Dennis Williams


Becca Keating

Hair Educator

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Here at the Dollhouse Academy our mission is to make training accessible to those who are looking to establish a new career, making a career change or jump on board with the latest trending beauty treatments available to the UK market. 

Based in Plymouth we have over 20 years experience in the hair and beauty industry, own and manage The Boutik salon, 2020 Award Winners at the British Hair & Beauty Awards, we  believe in delivering the highest of standards in beauty treatments and the quality of services for both hair and beauty customers. 

With our salon and industry experience we set high expectations on the quality of the delivery and standards of our courses. We want to make you salon ready and our expectation is that any qualification from our academy meets the stands we set on our salon shop floor with our full time staff, and nothing less.

Our professional and well equipped training facilities provide the perfect backdrop as you undertake your training course at the Dollhouse Academy. Courses are run in smaller groups to give you more personal one to one time with the trainer. 

This helps the trainers focus more on the attention to detail and to make sure you feel confident as you undertake and complete your learning journey with us. 


Our expert team are fully qualified to the highest standards with many years of experience within the hair and beauty industry. They are also a friendly bunch, motivated and driven to providing  you a great service and value for money.


The Dollhouse Academy has a range of training courses available to choose from £499.00. We offer weekday and weekend training times, all from the comfort of our training facility here in Plymouth. 

Our courses are perfect for those who are based in salon, may be working from home or mobile, opening their own business or looking to gain future employment opportunities.

We aim to give you the specific skills needed to not only achieve your qualification but to deliver it in a professional and responsible way. We want you to maximise your return on the investment you make in your training and to achieve future success in whatever you do.

We make sure that our course materials are regularly updated to meet the expected standards, accreditation’s and needs within the industry. It’s important that any future employee sees the value and quality in your learning. We also offer a number of ways to pay for you course, either in full, a down payment deposit or you can even spread the cost over 3, 6, 9 or 12 months through finance.

 We hope that this gives you the opportunity to access our courses quickly and easily and that things are more affordable and manageable for you in the longer term.


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We offer flexible training courses perfect for industry professionals looking to hone their skills, discover new treatments or refresh their current abilities. 

Our beauty courses are also suitable for those looking to juggle the responsibilities of everyday life as well as individuals looking for financial independence. If you are looking for a change in career and to fulfil those new aspirations make sure you get off on the right foot with our expert team supporting your development.

Our friendly and supportive team are on hand to make sure you get the most from your learning experience at the Dollhouse Academy. We believe in the highest quality and our team will support you every step of the way, providing you with encouragement and direction even if you may be lacking in confidence. 

All beauty training courses are accredited, carried out by industry experts and are recognised for all insurance purposes.


Our professional and well equipped training facilities provide the perfect backdrop as you undertake your training course here at the Dollhouse Academy. All our facilities come well equipped with a nicely balanced training room for private or classroom based learning as well as practical assessments.

With free WiFi, kitchen and toilet facilities and free parking on training days and our main salon within the same premises we are able to provide you with the balance.

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Once you have completed your training our service doesn’t just end there. We will continue to support you as you take away your new found knowledge, practical skills and qualification and apply them within your existing or new careers.

Our high quality training materials is made available to you to take away with or can be accessed through our website online. Account details will be provided to you once you have signed up for a course. You will be able to access this material post training to download and print if necessary.

We also have a team of qualified and experienced professionals on hand from Monday-Saturday (10am-5pm) who can be contacted by phone, email or Messenger. It is important to us that you are able to reach out for support and ask any questions you may have.

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