Get to know our team

Mandy Idle - Director 

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Mandy has 34 years of experience in the Beauty Industry, with 28 years teaching in Further and Higher Education. Mandy is qualified in all aspects of Beauty Therapy, and is regarded as an expert in hair removal techniques and blemish removal. Mandy holds a Higher Diploma in Beauty Therapy, a Certificate in Education (1991), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (2007), BA (Hons) Beauty Therapy Management with First Class Honours, Certificate in Electrical Epilation (1985) and Diploma in Advanced Epilation (1994).

Mandy has worked extensively with national awarding bodies Edexcel and City and Guilds, working on the development and writing teams for national qualifications.

Mandy has also worked within the Higher Education Sector, working on the development team for the first ever Beauty Therapy Degree programme and an external examiner in the university sector as well as for Edexcel.

Mandy has worked in internal quality at both FE and HE levels, holding D32/D33/34 awards

In the last seven years Mandy has developed her skills and passion for Aesthetic treatments such as laser and IPL and chemical peels leading to her teaching these skills and leading the validation and writing team for the first ever Foundation Degree in Cosmetic Aesthetics. 

Sara Lumley - Director

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Sara has 19 years experience in the Beauty Therapy Industry. She is highly qualified having been awarded a Higher National Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Advanced Therapies. Sara went on to achieve her Bachelor of Arts in Beauty Therapy Management (Leeds Metropolitan University) in 2012. Sara has also a Certificate in Education (2005) Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Education and Training (University of Huddersfield, 2010) and a Masters of Art in Education 2016.

Sara has many years teaching in Further and Higher Education, and is regarded as an expert in Complementary and Holistic Therapies

Sara is passionate about Holistic and Beauty Therapy treatments and keeps up to date with the latest Beauty Therapy and complementary techniques and best practices.

Sara has experience as an external verifier for Pearsons and has been a moderator for VTCT.

Sara is a member of The International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists, and a member of the International Federation of Reflexologists.

Sara is now bringing her expertise to the private training sector here at Trinity Treatment Rooms and Training