Meet Our Team

Sharon Carroll – Managing Director

Meet The Team - Chillout Beauty Training

Sharon Carroll is a co-founder of Chill Out Training and has been involved with the spa and beauty industry since 2002. Her early career started in high street banking where she progressed to a senior regional trainer before taking a career break to have children. In 2008 she launched Chill Out Spa which has gone on to claim many coveted awards including Knowsley New Business of the Year 2010 and Thalgo Spa of the Year 2011 and 2018. Sharon continued to add to her teaching and training qualifications with a view to opening a centre of excellence for beauty training and in 2011, her efforts were recognised when she was announced as Women in Business Entrepreneur of the Year and completed the launch of Chill Out Training & Enterprise.

Steve Carroll – Director

Meet The Team - Chillout Beauty TrainingSteve Carroll is a co-founder of the Chill Out Group of companies that includes Chill Out Spa, Chill Out Bistro and Chill Out Training. With a strong banking and finance background, Steve has owned and managed several successful finance-related businesses over the years and still maintains consultative roles within the automotive and finance industries.

Beth Williams – Senior Spa Therapist & Tutor

14 years beauty industry experience
Salon Management
Senior Therapist on cruise ships and currently at Chill Out Spa
Awarded Certificate of Education and Assessors
Beth says: I love being able to pass on my knowledge and helping new therapists become amazing therapists

Kelly Tomkinson – Senior Spa Therapist & Tutor

12 years beauty industry experience
Salon Management
Senior Therapist and currently at Chill Out Spa
Awarded Certificate of Education and Assessors
Kelly says: Teaching has added a whole new dimension to my career.

Jess Walker – Freelance Make-Up Artist & Tutor

10 years freelance make-up artist experience

L4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice and Certificate in Education

Jess plays a massive part in the day to day running of make-up courses here at Chill Out Training. Full of ideas and creative flair

Rachel Potter – Senior Spa Therapist & Tutor

10 years beauty experience in salons and spas

Our ‘beauty’ specialist

Rachel says: Being part of the Chill Out Group has given me the opportunity not just to develop my skills but also share my experience and knowledge with our Academy students.

 

 

Michelle Beswick – Head of Hairdressing Department

NVQ L2 & L3 Hairdressing and Barbering
PGCE Certificate in FE Teaching
L4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

With over 35 years industry experience Michelle has a knack of knowing how to turn willing students into hairdressers of the future. Passionate about hairdressing with her own distinctive style of having fun whilst learning.

A self-confessed Bridal Specialist, Michelle has catered for hundreds of brides and wedding guests with many diverse requirements over the years and is able to pass on her expertise and knowledge in a very unique way.