Sharon Carroll – Managing Director
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
Steve 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
Kelly Tomkinson – Senior Spa Therapist & Tutor
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
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.