Level 1 Spray Tan Training

£95+ VAT

This course is worth 13 CPD points

Get this course FREE with a kit package >

The Level 1 training course will provide you with the skills and confidence to become a Sienna X spray tan therapist and to start building your business. It’s perfect for the absolute beginner or those wishing to build-upon their skills.

No previous experienced required



An intro to spray tanning

The Sienna X spray tan treatment allows your clients to achieve an all over natural looking, even tan, with minimal or no lines, in as little as 5 minutes (without damaging their skin).

It is a quick and easy treatment for almost anybody who loves to have tanned skin and feel great. Not only do you develop a natural colour but the feel-good factor is just as good, comments from clients suggest they choose a tan as a pick me up – it makes them feel great, they wear less make-up and reveal more skin.

You’ll find you have clients who book a tan every week, all year round, and some clients who will book for special occasions and holidays. Weddings are a real opportunity as you can offer a spray tan fitting, try out different looks for the special day, then there is the pre-hen party tan and the wedding day tan. Remember to offer the whole bridal party loyalty cards or a ‘wedding party offer’ to maximise on the wedding group sharing your details.

How easy is it to learn?

Really easy, you will be asked to complete an online course before your practical day, this will give you insight and knowledge beforehand, so you will feel more prepared and relaxed on the day. This can be completed on your mobile, iPad or computer.

During the practical, you’re taught an easy to remember routine, you will practise with training solution first – so you can spray as many times as you need to get it right.

We have different budget machines for you to try out, including our favourite True Spray, which we’ve been using for over 10 years (it’s the machine we always recommend purchasing).

Then, when you’re feeling confident using the training solution you’ll switch to the real solution. There is a guide colour to help you and it leaves your model with a natural looking colour tint, whilst it’s developing.

What if I've done a spray tan course before?

Well we know how you feel, recently one of our trainees – Laura from Nottingham, was saying how she felt the same – why should she invest again after being taught elsewhere? But she found that her tans were wet, her friends (she didn’t feel confident to spray clients) had tell-tale signs on knuckles, knees and wrists and she got through so much solution, in fact, she had gotten to the point where she was thinking of giving up.

After talking it through she decided to try the Sienna X training… and found that it was a totally different course, she couldn’t believe the difference. She felt so much more confidant, she learnt lots of different tips, she had more practice and her friends actually trusted her to do an amazing tan that looked real and she now has paying clients.

How soon can I be in profit?


Most treatments or businesses take a while to recoup the initial investment, sometimes a year or more, sometimes a little less… but with spray tanning, as a low-cost start-up, it can be in just a few weeks or a month or so, depending on how much focus and drive you give it. To help you get a head start we offer ready to promote leaflets, social media posts, loyalty cards and posters.

With the Sienna X Online Course and the Practical Training Day, you will learn a memorable routine, that doubles up as a relaxing treatment for your client, with natural, flawless results, they will want to repeat and refer to their friends and family.

Will I need a kit?

Most people tend to buy their kits prior to the course as training is included, however one or two prefer to wait to see how easy the treatment is and then buy on the day.

You will find we provide all the equipment you need on the day, so you just need to turn up with a packed lunch (if you’re visiting our Worcester base, lunch is provided).

However if you’ve already purchased a kit, you might find it really useful to bring along your gun to set up get further advice from the tutor.

What are the advantages of choosing a well-known brand?

Taking the plunge into starting a business or branching into a new treatment takes courage, resilience, a can do, going to do it attitude… you are an entrepreneur or soon to be one…

“According to research by the UK-based business-networking group Approved Index, the US ranks 41st in the world for having the most entrepreneurs, who make up 4.3% of the adult population. Meanwhile, Britain ranks 37th with 4.6%.

The number is calculated by the percentage of the adult population that owns or co-owns a new business and has paid salaries or wages for three or more months.” (Business Insider UK, June 2015)

That’s pretty low isn’t it… so you won’t be surprised then that consumers, a huge 80+% love, trust and will only try and use well-known brands. MBA business facts.

So, choosing the right well-known brand with a team of experts to support you in your journey is crucial, both to your clients and to your business’ success. At Sienna X we support you not just through high-level products and training but by offering continued support and assistance throughout your journey as an entrepreneur. Think of us as your marketing team, your business support team, your stock room and your helping hand.

How do you know you are making the right brand choice?

Sienna X has won the Guild Award’s Best UK Tanning Supplier for the last 9 years, voted for by our customers, they say you are making the right choice.

Why should you book a Sienna X course?

Spray tanning is one of the most profitable treatments in the industry, a 20-minute booking, for around £18-£45 (area dependant), that lasts 5-7 days.

The Sienna X Level 1 Spray Tanning course is a really popular, safe course, whether you are a fully trained beauty therapist or a budding beauty therapist with no experience who would like to be an extra-preneur (someone who tops up their salary) or mum-preneur (great for new and school age busy Mums, who just would like to earn their own money and have more grownup time).

To be up and running it can take as little as:

> One day of training and practise with a Sienna X expert (plus completion of the online course at home)

> And then practicing on friends and family over the next few evenings following the practical course

….to be fully confident to start tanning with paying clients.

It really is rare to find a treatment where you can be in profit in just a month or so, sometimes weeks if you concentrate on tanning evenings.

Sienna X Level 1 Training is an accredited, insurable course allowing you to use this treatment with the general public and charge for it.

How many are on the course?

With around 6 trainees per course you can be confident with friendly, experienced, PTLLS trained experts, who will give you their full commitment and attention.

You will have plenty of time to practise your routine, gain top tips and ask questions, to ensure you have returning clients.

What happens on the day?

Courses run around the UK in Training Rooms. Click here to find a course near you >

Course times are usually 10.30am – 4:00pm (however times can vary according to venue)

There is an overview of what you have learnt online for the first hour, then it’s as much practise as you need to feel confident with the techniques/routine.

What will my course cover?

> Self-Tan History

> The skin and how tan works

> Your clients skin types and how to bespoke their look

> Equipment and accessory requirements

> Preparing your salon/work area

> Consultation

> Contraindications

> Practical demonstration

> Memorable Routine with plenty of practise using the correct amount of solution

> Top tips to make your treatment look natural

> Post-treatment advice

> How to look after your equipment

> Questions and answers

> Business and promotions advice

What clothes should I wear and do I need to prepare my skin?

We’d recommend:

> Exfoliated skin that has been moisturised the night before (as you use each other as models)

> Wearing your therapist uniform or loose fitting black top and trousers,

> With hair tied back and makeup removed (or bring water based makeup remover, if you prefer to come with makeup on)

> If you wear contacts you may wish to bring glasses

> We also recommend bringing a packed lunch and cold drink (tea and coffee will be served during the day)

Sienna X will provide all the equipment, solution and disposables, along with your manual. 

Do I need to bring a model?

You will use each other as models, the course will run with 2 or more people booked on and you can book 24 hours before the start date if you wish.

If you have any medical reasons, sometimes the trainer can provide a model for you – we will require 48 hours’ notice.

For those of you, who may feel a little shy, feel free to wear a bikini or swimsuit, simply offer to spray first, nearly all those who start off shy soon feel confident enough to be sprayed by your team colleague.

Where can I train?

We have many venues and dates on offer all over the UK. Click here to find a venue near to you >

In the rare instance that you feel you may need more training or practice, you are able to come back to repeat the course again for free.

Please note: To take part in this course trainees are required to work on each other. Please arrive without any eye make up on or bring along a water based makeup remover to be used prior to the practical session. If you wear contact lenses you may wish to bring along glasses.

Will I get an Accredited Certificate?

Yes, your Certificate will be sent to you after successful completion of the course.

This certificate is Accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists and recognised by Babtac and other well-known Insurance Companies.

How can I book now?

Simply click here to book a training course near you online , talk to us on Live Chat or call us on 0333 600 1200.

Can I further my education with Sienna X?

Yes of course, our passion is helping you be successful in business and ongoing training helps you to master your technique and hone your skills. Our additional courses include:

> Level Two Spray Tanning

> MasterClass Spray Tanning

> Level One Manual Tanning

> Beginner’s Wax Training

> Advanced Wax Training

What support do I receive after my course?

After your course we will give you a telephone call to find out how you got on, then it’s up to you, you can book in a call with us every few weeks for support, you choose how little or how much you would like to speak with us. You have access to our online Business Centre, with ready to use social media posts and collateral.

Think of us as your marketing team, your business support team, your stock room and your helping hand.

The Sienna X online shop is open 24/7, place your order before 3pm and enjoy free next working day UK delivery or if you need it right now, you can drop into one of our Wholesale Partner Stores: Aston & Fincher, Beauty Express, Capital Hair and Beauty, Ellisons, Alan Howard, Sally’s Salon Services.

Don't just take our word for it...

“The training I received from Sienna was easy, quick and efficient – you don’t need to be trained in beauty to complete the course, ensuring you can start making money straight away.”

Claire Aggarwal, Perfect 10 Mobile Beauty, London

“I would just like to take the opportunity to say a huge thank you to the Sienna X team. I completed my training yesterday and had a fantastic day. Right from speaking to you on the phone to arrange my training to meeting in Wakefield yesterday, the service has been exceptional.

Looking forward to getting stuck in as a Sienna X therapist!”

Sally Porter, Strata Beauty

“I am delighted with my Sienna X kit, it’s the best tan I have ever used and my clients love it. I’ve been really busy over the past few weeks since qualifying and the tan speaks for itself! The training was fantastic with Carolann and I would highly recommend this course to anyone – you will love it!”

Kerry McNab, Student at Coatbridge College