Frequently Asked Questions
Q 1. CAN YOU TELL ME SOMETHING ABOUT NATIONAL SKIN INSTITUTE?
NATIONAL SKIN INSTITUTE, a TRADEMARK beauty academy, is an young start up, with a vision to have 5 centres within a year with prime head office in Andheri west, Mumbai & then soon would have centres in Pune, Nagpur, Nashik & Surat. We have an Beauty Academy that trains STUDENTS / HOUSE WIVES / PROFESSIONALS / EXPERTS to have GREAT CAREER / ADDITIONAL INCOME / FULFIL THEIR HOBBY / ENHANCE THEIR SKILLS respectively. This is the best career option for students in today’s world. In addition, there is regular ongoing Beauty training that is also conducted for our own employees. Its a young generation world, we as young startup, would be the right match to you to understand your beauty career prospective & beauty industry demands.
Q 2. HOW YOUR COURSES ARE BETTER THAN THE COMPETITION?
Our Beauty, Hair, Make-Up & Spa courses are better in terms of the quality of training, the number of hours of training and our stage-wise approach to each Topic. We have basic, advance, classic & master courses in beauty, hair, make up & spa.
Our trainers are internationally qualified, mostly with CIDESCO SWITZERLAND, CIBTAC UK, IAO AMERICA & CITY n GUILD, UK qualifications. We put our students through beauty classroom training using modern teaching aids, followed by demonstrations, practise sessions on artificial subjects, followed by working on live models, and studentship.
Once our students clear our theory and practical exams, then they are awarded NATIONAL SKIN INSTITUTE certificate. Things don't end here. this is just the beginning of their career as expert in beauty industry.
After getting the certificate students are given ‘PAID INTERNSHIP’ for 2 months to work on real life customers/ clients. and they also get additional certificate of ‘internship’ from respective Institute/Clinic/Academy/Saloon etc.
Candidates who successfully make it through this intensive training are provided with 100% placement.
There are takers of trained beauty professionals as Beauty therapist, Hair Stylist, Make-Up artist & Spa therapists in TV serials, Movies, ad film production, Holiday Resorts, Hotels, Cruise Liners, in events & stage shows, Saloons, As trainers in Beauty, Hair & Make-up academies or institutes or As technical experts for international brands of cosmetics and hair products etc. They are also eligible to apply for positions at our clinics.
Q 3. WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF COURSES THE ACADEMY OFFERS?
We have a modular course structure across Beauty, Hair, Make Up & Spa. Depending on where a student is starting from and what she /he wishes to achieve, there are course modules (Professional Make-Up Artist / Professional Hair Stylist / Professional Beauty Therapist / Professional Spa Therapist) that they can select that will ensure that they meet their objective.
Along with our private certification courses, We Also provide GOVT. Approved, Valid across India, Diploma courses in Beauty, Hair, Make-up & Spa.
Q 4. WHAT IS THE DURATION OF THE COURSE?
Basic & Advance course duration is 1 months (40 Hours) each. However there there are various other courses of shorter & & longer duration as well.
Q 5. WHAT ARE THE ACCEPTED MODES OF PAYMENT?
As on date we accept Cash, Cheques, Demand Drafts, Online transfers, Debit cards, Credit cards & PayTm.
Q 6. ARE THERE ANY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE ON COURSE FEES?
To ensure that course fees are reasonable and can be afforded by all, we have taken a call to offer fees at the lowest level possible for us (rather than start higher and offer a discount). There are plans to have scholarships going ahead.
Q 7. VENUE/TIMINGS:
Our Beauty Academy operates currently at one location Andheri west (1 mint walkable from Azad Nagar metro station) in Mumbai. We have weekday batches (Monday to Friday: 4 batches ): 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm, 3pm-5pm, 6pm-8pm. Saturday is our 'Free Seminar' day. Anybody can come in our free seminar. Timing for free seminar is 10am-11am OR 4pm-5pm. During this time you can interact with our trainers.
As of now, all courses are part time with 2 months duration (40 classes) each. However we have Classic & master courses in Beauty, Hair, Make-up & Spa. You can simply walkin to our Beauty Institute & enquire about the same.
Q 8. CAN I DO TWO COURSES SIMULTANEOUSLY?
Q. 9. IF THE COURSE IS RECOGNISED IN THE MARKET? CAN I GET AN EDUCATION LOAN FROM A BANK TO DO THIS COURSE?
If you have a credit card then we have an option to give you 3/6/9/12 EMIs. Currently this option is available only on credit card. Also we have our internal system, wherein we give you the flexibility to pay in EMI, Provided 50% advance payment is done.
we are also in the process of working out arrangements with Banks for this, but as of now these Beauty courses do not fall under courses for which Banks offer education loans.
Q 10. WHAT IS THE CERTIFICATION I GET?
For the courses in Beauty, Hair, Makeup and Spa, successful students are awarded an NATIONAL SKIN INSTITUTE Certificates in BASIC / CLASSIC / ADVANCE / MASTER categories. There are courses available even with certification from ABTC & CIBTAC. More accreditations are on the way.
Q.11. WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR JOINING THE COURSE?
A passion for the Beauty industry and a desire to learn are essential – If you are referring to educational qualifications, even people who have only some formal education are welcome.There are regular tests, quizzes and qualifying exams, so a basic ability to read & write English or Hindi is mandatory.
Q. 12. IS THERE A GUARANTEED JOB AT THE END OF THE COURSE? WHAT ABOUT JOB STABILITY/ SECURITY?
As we said earlier we are providing ‘Paid internship’ along with additional certification from respective Saloon/ clinic. Our Beauty courses are designed to make you employable and we provide all possible placement with all leading brands in India. One point of caution for you- that you must have 100% attendance and faring very well in your exams. That way you can even have more than one job to choose from! We are in Process of making arrangement of ‘in campus’ placements.
Q. 13. HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE TAKEN IN ONE BATCH?
We usually enrol a maximum of 5-10 students per batch, to ensure that each student gets personal attention.
Q.14. WHAT ARE ADD ON FEATURES OF NATIONAL SKIN INSTITUTE?
We are most techno-savvy Beauty institute, android mobile app for students (study while travelling), you learn and carry knowledge in your pocket all time, for any reference, all this at a very competitive cost. We have national and international parameters of study material, learning with projectors & slides, Ac class rooms, Demonstrations.
additionally 2 months Paid internship with our tie ups, where in you get real beauty industry exposure.
Q. 15. WHAT ARE MY GROWTH PROSPECTS IN THE FUTURE?
The growth prospects in Beauty Industry are bright and fast. Beauty industry is fastest growing industry. There are takers of trained beauty professionals as Beauty therapist, Hair Stylist, Make-Up artist & Spa therapists in TV serials, Movies, ad film production, Holiday Resorts, Hotels, Cruise Liners, in events & stage shows, Saloons, As trainers in Beauty, Hair & Make-up academies or institutes or As technical experts for international brands of cosmetics and hair products etc.