Trainers

Our trainers include professors, surgeons, doctors, nurse prescribers, aesthetic practitioners and health and safety experts giving you the opportunity work with and learn from each individual. All of our trainers have either worked as successful practitioners for a number of years or are industry experts and have a real passion for teaching and a desire to share their knowledge and experience.

Sarah Hampson

Lead Tutor
Sarah is a qualified and experienced aesthetic trainer who delivers our BTEC qualifications and is delighted to work with the team. She looks forward to training and welcoming all delegates to Courses.


Stan Batchelor, FSRP, FIPEM, MInstP, CRadP, CPhys, CSci

Independent Laser and Radiation Protection Advisor
Stan’s career in medical physics spans 39 years, 29 of which were spent working at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust.

Stan retired from the NHS in January 2016 and now works as an independent laser/radiation protection advisor. He was advisor to the Care Quality Commission between 2001 and 2008 and has been called as an expert witness in four court cases. He’s also shared his laser and radiation expertise on BBC radio, SKY TV and in various national papers on a variety of issues.

Currently, Stan is the Science Media Centre liaison contact for the Society for Radiation Protection, is an honorary senior lecturer at Kings College London and is on the exam board for MSc Nuclear Medicine. He also advises and trains English councils, the Jersey Health Board and the Healthcare Inspectorate on compliance standards for use of cosmetic lasers and IPL’s, and served on the Health Education England ‘Expert Reference Group’ for cosmetic non-surgical interventions in 2014-15.

Dr Mark Nicholls

Mark qualified in Dentistry from the University of Birmingham in 1984 and started his career in facial aesthetics in 2001. Since then he has continued his learning by undertaking training with some of the world’s leading facial aesthetic experts.

Having worked in his own clinics since 2001 and, for the last 9 years for sk:n, Mark has built up an extensive knowledge of the use of both dermal fillers and botulinum toxin for aesthetic purposes. Mark has also trained doctors, dentists and nurses for the last 5 years in aesthetic treatments and has experience in all the major brands of botulinum toxin and dermal fillers including Juvederm, Restylane , Belotero, Teoysal and Emerval.
“I firmly believe that we must strive to improve the standards of training in the facial aesthetics field and offer the opportunity for clinicians to follow a pathway of continued learning throughout their facial aesthetic careers”.

Support Team

We have a training support team based at Mapperley Park.  Our experienced, professional team will ensure you have everything you need to make your course as enjoyable as possible. Whether you need information pre or post course, you can phone us or email us at any point with any questions or queries.  During your course we will be available throughout the day should you need our assistance.