5 Ways to Upskill from Home


Tracey Stapleton
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5 Ways to Upskill from Home


During this period of self-isolation, it is the perfect time to use any spare time to upskill from home. What’s more, many of the training providers are offering incredible deals, either free training or at a heavily discounted rate. If you’ve always wanted to learn something new, then this could be your chance to explore new opportunities.

We’ve collated 5 courses which could be of benefit to anyway working in spa or wellbeing:

1. Spa Management Diploma – Spa Business Education

Spa Business Education is an online comprehensive spa management course from the respected global spa consultants, Raison d’Etre. Completed solely online, there are no limitations for students which means you can study anytime and from anywhere you choose. Hosted by world-class experts in spa development, students will undertake seven modules throughout their course including marketing, budgeting, HR, business planning and much more. Each module is equipped with downloadable reading materials, online video lectures and inspiring assignments.

Once enrolled, each student will be paired with a personal course mentor who is dedicated to helping you get the most of your course. To find out more about the course, visit here

2. New Signature Massage Training – Sensory Retreats

Shared Beauty Secrets’ hugely anticipated holistic Sensory Retreats concept launched last month, and you could train to be one of their STAR accounts. Comprising of enchanting, indulgent and enlightening, wellbeing products and treatments, you’ll discover how to harness all five senses, to deliver a truly immersive experience; the first spa therapy of its kind to help put us ‘at one’ with the earth’s heartbeat. The treatment is also already a firm favourite with celebrities such as Perrie Edwards and Lydia Bright.

To watch the one-minute promotion video click here

Benefits of becoming a STAR account with Sensory Retreats includes developing a new career, upskilling your massage techniques, online training, free postage on all orders and access to exclusive orders and discounts. There is also a chance to attend future VIP celebrity and press events and to become Sensory Retreat’s massage therapist of choice.

For more information and to secure your exclusive Starter Kit which includes access to the fully comprehensive On-Line Training course, please contact clare@sensoryretreats.com

3. Spa Business – Spa Business School

From spa industry expert, Michelle Hammond, Spa Business School creates engaging learning resources and delivers learning experiences that educate and empower spa and wellness professionals to thrive. They’re big believers in the blended learning approach and as such they strive to really bring learning to life, both online and face to face, through a variety of mediums from video and webinars to workshops and workbooks.

Everything they do focuses around helping you drive your productivity, profitability and performance.

4. Digital Marketing Diploma – Shaw Academy

In today’s age, Digital Marketing is a fundamental aspect of nearly all businesses, and essential for business growth. This includes social media marketing, content marketing and SEO, all key areas for consideration as it can help reach new customers in a way traditional efforts may not.

Shaw Academy is an online education website which offers over 50 courses on a range of topics including Marketing, Photography, Design, Business and Language. The Digital Marketing Diploma on Shaw Academy is a fantastic 4-week course which increases individuals knowledge and helps them learn valuable skills. From the course, students will have learnt SEM, SMM, SEO, content, strategy, campaign creation and optimisation.

Each week there is interactive lessons with an experienced tutor who is able to answer any additional questions to help students get the clearest understanding on each topic. Suitable for beginners in the Digital Marketing space, the course will lay a solid foundation for what marketing is and how to implement this into a real-life work scenario. Shaw Academy regularly have deals on their courses, either for reduced rates or free courses so definitely worth a look to find new areas of specialism.

5. LinkedIn Learning

Business networking site, LinkedIn, has introduced an additional education platform, LinkedIn Learn, where premium users have access to over 15,000+ expert-led courses on a wide range of topics across business, tech and creative industries.

With complete flexibility, individuals are able to watch anytime on their computer or phone. If you’re unsure of what to learn next, personalised course recommendations will appear based on your current job and skills. After successfully completing a course, users can add their certificate to their LinkedIn profile to boost their CV and job prospects.
To find out more about LinkedIn learning visit here