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Courses overview

We deliver nationally recognised women’s hairdressing and men’s barbering courses at Levels 2 and 3. On these courses you will gain the knowledge required to develop the skills needed to secure employment in the industry or become self employed.

Industries you can expect to work in after qualifying

Our hairdressing courses are popular for those looking to work in the industry in a variety of roles and specific fields such as hair for TV, film, theatre, fashion shoots and commercials, as well as in salons and spas.

Examples of job titles for those who specialise in hairdressing include bridal hair stylist, salon hair stylist, colour technician, barber, freelance hair stylist, salon manager or owner.

Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Make-up

This Level 1 Diploma designed to prepare the learner for the Hair and Beauty Industry. You will gain insight to the industry and working in the Hair and Beauty sector.You will develop hair styling and makeup techniques using a variety of products, tools and techniques.You will study the basics of Health and Safety and how they apply to the the industry along with the importance of client care.
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Level 2 in Women's Hairdressing and Men's Barbering

This Level 2 Diploma will teach you the underpinning principles and practical skills required to become a stylist of women's hair and barbering. Different cutting, colouring and styling techniques will be developed using live models as well as theory classes about Health and safety, salon reception, client consultation skills and developing your own designs.
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Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing

This Level 3 Diploma in hairdressing is designed for hairdressers already working in the industry or those who would like to refresh their skills after taking a break. You will improve your knowledge and practical understanding of hairdressing and build on the skills you already have. This course will also develop your communication skills and professionalism. Working on paying models you will be encouraged to develop your own creative practice.
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