Hazib Aslam (Haj)


Our principal has over 20 years experience of working within the beauty industry, and has succeeded in establishing Ashwood Academy as  one of West Yorkshires  leading private beauty training schools.

His professional expertise and continued enthusiasm for the beauty industry enables him to fulfil his role as Owner and College Principal of Ashwood Academy, he has ran numerous  successful salons and has lectured in and been principal of many private and further education colleges throughout the UK.

He believes professional qualifications give students every advantage when seeking a new career in beauty therapy and as well as offering international qualifications, Passionate about the standards of beauty therapy training and the further development of therapists in the workplace, He constantly strives to provide all students with the high professional standards of education and care and is committed to helping all students achieve a successful career in this exciting industry.

As principle of Ashwood Beauty Academy he ensures our tutors deliver the very latest training in all aspects of the beauty industry, and to guarantee we can do this  he is constantly checking to ensure all his Tutors are delivering the latest courses available, updating their skills to ensure the courses he delivers are the best available. To view Haj’s Current portfolio of qualifications, please click Here

Caroline Turner

Caroline is our specialist Manicure, Pedicure and Nail Technology Lecturer. She is also our head of nail department. Having spent 20 years in the industry, running her own successful nail business, Caroline decided she wanted to share her vast knowledge and understanding of the industry with other learners, so she joined the team at Ashwood. Caroline has established herself firmly as our senior nail technology Lecturer and is very popular amongst all our students.

Rupinder Kaur

Rupinder (Rupy) is vastly qualified in the beauty industry and runs her own successful Beauty and Tanning Salon. Her vast knowledge and experience of the Industry made her an ideal Choice for Ashwood Academy, Teaching the whole range of Beauty From Level 1 right through to Level 3 and beyond, all at the highest standards as set by VTCT. Her clarity of delivery and willingness to devote personal time to every student under her responsibility make her by far the most popular and indeed, valuable member of the Ashwood lecturing team

Keith Barber

42 Keith and Rene run the administrative side of the Academy. Keith is the Examinations Officer and Accounts Manager. He is also in charge of the building maintenance, and all supplies and stock. Keith is the person to approach for any enquiries relating to course payments, student registrations or certification, or if you require any equipment, stock or products. Keith is also our examinations invigilator and guides our students through the written examinations processes.
Rene Helps Keith with the administrative running of the academy, but also teaches our Beauty level 2 and Many other courses. She is one of our senior assessors and is well revered for the way she helps and guides all our students through the practical assessment process.

Tracy Kay

Tracy is the latest addition to the staff team at Ashwood Academy. Specifically head hunted for her extensive spreadsheet and administrative skills, she was brought in to bring the systems and records of the academy into the 21st century. Since starting with the academy she has transformed our record keeping systems and streamlined our vast portfolio of information on students and clients, making the whole of the administrative operation more efficient and relevant to the needs of our customers. Tracy is central to achieving the academy’s aims of having the most up to date recording and information systems and to this aim, is the most cognitive member of the backroom team.

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