About our hair and beauty courses

We have a range of hair and beauty courses that can help you turn your interest into a rewarding career.

School leavers can choose from a range of subjects and levels of study. We have courses in:

  • hairdressing
  • barbering
  • beauty
  • complementary therapies

We have specialist facilities, including professional hair and beauty salons.

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Why study a hair and beauty course?

You can help people look and feel their best, outside and in. This can boost their confidence and improve their wellbeing.

Our courses will teach you new trends, treatments and techniques.

You will learn in professional salons, using the latest technologies, training and products. You will learn from highly-qualified teachers who have excellent links with local industry experts.

You will have opportunities to work with real clients and to take part in competitions to develop and showcase your creativity and technical skills.

Hair and beauty careers and progression

You could work in a salon, spa or department store, in a hotel, resort or on a cruise ship.

You could set up your own business, or you might pursue a specialist career, for example as a stylist in film, TV, theatre, weddings or fashion. There are also opportunities opening up online, for example, giving expert product tutorials or sharing your creative ideas.

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Hair and beauty courses for school leavers

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