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Learn how to create a natural beautiful, safe and all over glowing instant tan. Insanity Tan is a new Northern Ireland brand, which has quickly taken the tanning world by storm and we have to say, we’re super impressed.

You know all those things that you HATE about spray tans?! Insanity has created a revolutionary tan which is premium organic and hypoallergenic, offering a range of skincare which is kind to the skin, and perfectly formulated to ensure a natural looking, streak-free tan.

This intensive course in the Insanity tan spray tanning system will teach you how to apply a professional streak free uniform tan in a matter of minutes and is designed to give you confidence and practical ability to start practicing as a spray tan technician. Spray or airbrushed tanning has revolutionised the way we tan and is one of the most highly requested treatments in today's beauty industry. Spray tanning has a huge earning potential at up to £20-£30 per treatment, with clients returning for regular appointments. Spray tanning gives your client a natural looking, flawless spray tan without the risk of UV rays.


This course is suitable for beginners. No previous experience or existing qualification required.


You will gain an accredited diploma upon completion of the course and will be able to work professionally within the industry and charge paying clients. This course is accredited by BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) which allows you to obtain public liability insurance. For continuing professional development this course carries 8 CPD credits.

£75.00 (1-2-1 training £125.00)
£150 - £250 (kit optional)
Examination Fees:
£45.00 Babtac Diploma
Start Date:
Tue, 28th June 2022
10.00 a.m -1.30 p.m

Course requirements

Students must be prepared to work on each other. In preparation for the course students must fully exfoliate the night before the course and must not use wax, shave their legs or use cream hair remover a minimum of 12 hours before the course. Please make sure that you wear black underwear and black loose fitting clothing. Also avoid tight fitting shoes or boots if possible. Leave jewellery at home, remove all make up, deodorant, and do not apply moisturiser on the morning of the course. Disposable underwear is provided but students may wear a bikini/black strapless bra.

It is preferable to arrive without make-up as this saves time although product can be sprayed over a light make-up.  Alternatively cleansing products are available at the college.  If you have sensitivity to certain products please bring your own cosmetic remover with you on the day. If you do not wish to be sprayed on the course you are required to bring a model along with you to work on throughout the day.

Exclusive 1-2-1 training available

We offer exclusive 1-2-1 training for this amazing brand, student minimum of 1 and maximum 4. This carries an extra £50 charged on tuition. Advantage of this option is that you can book your training date / time at your convenience and due to individual attention you will receive from the educator you will be fully competent in spray tanning techniques at the end of the training course.  3 models will be required on the day or evening of training to arrive 1 hour after the course commences, one model is for the trainer to demonstrate on and one for you to practice on, and 1 for your assessment practice. At the end of the class if there is time students can spray each other.


The course consists of theory and practical, with class assement throughout the day. Certificates will be awarded to candidates after practical assessment on the day of training. With regular practice students speed, accuracy and confidence will improve over time. On completing the workshop we recommended home practice on 8-12 clients to perfect your spray tanning techniques. 

Course content 

  • Introduction to the course
  • Treatment benefits for spray tanning
  • Professional standards
  • Hygiene  
  • Health and safety    
  • Anatomy and physiology    
  • Introduction to fantasy tan    
  • Product knowledge    
  • Insanity Tan sunspray range    
  • Contra indications and contra actions    
  • Consultation    
  • Pre care and aftercare    
  • Treatment set-up    
  • Treatment guidelines    
  • Spray tan procedure    
  • Air brush and gun maintenance    
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Marketing and promotion   

Tan kit promotional offer from £150 - £250

An ideal choice for a small salon or a mobile therapist, this great value package includes everything you need to get started with Insanity Tan and gives you up to 20 spray tans so if you charge an average of £25 per treatment you can make £500 meaning huge profits.  Available through Bronze Direct distributors and can either be pre-ordered before the course date or ordered on the training day.

  • 1 X HVLP turbine tanning system with spray tanning gun
  • 1 X spray tan cubicle (pop-up tent)
  • 1 X free litre of insanity tanning solution 
  • 1 x promotional poster
  • 12 x promotional leaflets
  • 1 pack of customer care cards

Course numbers

Maximum 6 -12 trainees

Equipment needed

All products and materials will be provided for the duration of the course

Dress code

If you are being sprayed wear dark loose fitting clothing, otherwise a beauty therapy uniform is required.


Class assessment