Our in-depth Accredited Training Program has taken thousands of salon professional and mobile therapist businesses to the next level. As pioneers and market leaders in the self-tan industry, we want each and every one of our trainees to become an expert in the field of professional application of self-tan. We know you want excellence for your clients. We know you want the best equipment, the best products and the best training available. And we promise to provide all that and more!

When you train with us:
You’ll be Certified and Accredited by The Guild of Beauty Therapists and will gain a professional qualification in spray/manual tanning
You’ll have a deep understanding of how self tan works, contraindications to look for, the self-tan market, latest innovations and trends, insider secrets, tips and tricks that ensure the flawless fake tan
You’ll get marketing advice to help you succeed and promote your business. You’ll also have access to our vast array of marketing materials, posters and more that you can use in your business too
You’ll leave the course totally confident and client-ready.

Fake Bake Training is split up into three categories: Mobile, Salon and College

We have four Fake Bake Training Academies in the UK, which are located in Glasgow, Newcastle, Liverpool and Watford. Courses are available at these Training Academies at a cost of £70 for the day and include all course materials. 

To book one of our training courses please call Fake Bake HQ on 03448 565758 (option 4) and the team will be delighted to help. Alternatively, register a training enquiry via the form below.  

We can also offer courses at our Independent Training Schools in Birmingham (0121 270 5855) Wales (01437 766864) or Dorset (07891 004425). To book any of these locations please call direct.

We offer college training for beauty students across the UK. If you are interested in our college training then please call 03448 565758 (option 4). Alternatively, register a training enquiry via the form below.  


Training packages for salons can be tailored depending on your requirements. Please contact Fake Bake HQ on 03448 565758 to discuss your requirements. Alternatively, register a training enquiry via the form below.  

Fake Bake Aftercare

After your training is completed and you have set up an account, you will become a fully fledged member of #TeamFakeBake, which means ongoing support from Fake Bake HQ. This includes:

  • Access to our monthly Bronzing Bulletin, which showcases regular offers and updates on the Fake Bake calendar of events and celebrity brand fans
  • Continuous access to marketing materials, including support across all communication channels

Frequently asked questions for training

Q. Do I need to bring a model to training?
A. No the group spray tan each other during the practical session. We would advise you to bring a bikini to wear for your spray tan.

Q. I’m pregnant can I do the course?
A. Yes however we recommend not to have a spray tan during the 1st trimester.

Q. I’m not beauty trained can I still do the course?
A. Yes anyone can join the course, no previous beauty experience is required.

Q. Can a 16 year old do the course?
A. Yes.

Q. How much is the starter kit?
A. £199 +VAT which includes everything to get you started on your Fake Bake journey!

Q. Will I get a certificate?
A. Yes the course is certified and accredited by the Beauty Guild and BABTAC.