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Hairdressing, Barbering & Media Makeup

Hairdressing, Barbering & Media Makeup

We deliver short courses and full qualifications. Our short courses are great if you want to build up a specific skill to enable you to specialise, whether to improve your career prospects or for your own personal interest. Courses are delivered by our highly experienced and qualified tutors in our warm and welcoming salon.

Our introductory Level 1 Hair and Makeup courses are for people who are new to the industry and unsure if they want to work in hair or media make-up. Upon completion of the course, learners will have received a thorough induction into both the hair and media make-up sectors, thus enabling them to decide which career path they wish to pursue.

Hairdressing and Barbering

Our nationally recognised women’s hairdressing and men’s barbering courses can be completed 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.

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.

Media Makeup

Nationally-recognised media and theatrical makeup courses are delivered at Levels 2 and 3. On these courses, you will gain the knowledge and develop the skills required to secure employment in the industry or become self-employed.

Our Media Makeup short courses are intensive or highly specialised courses covering a range of specific media make-up subjects. Perfect if you’re looking to add a new skill to your repertoire. Come along to our fantastic bespoke make-up studio and learn something new.

Browse our courses below or contact us for further information.

Accredited Courses
Entry Level 3 Award in Hair and Beauty Therapy
Day(s): Friday
Time: 09:30 - 15:30
Weeks: 23
Start Date: 10/01/2025
Venue: Lisson Grove Centre
Full Fee: £1,021
Level: Entry Level 3
Concessions: Yes

This Entry 3 Award is intended to provide learners with a broad introduction to the hair and beauty sector, equipping learners with underpinning knowledge and skills specific to the sector alongside a range of transferable employability skills.This is a short, taster course into the sector.

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Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Make-up
Day(s): Monday
Time: 09:30 - 15:30
Weeks: 34
Start Date: 09/09/2024
Venue: Lisson Grove Centre
Full Fee: £2,444
Level: Level 1
Concessions: Yes

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 Diploma in Media Make-up
Day(s): Tuesday and Wednesday
Time: 09:30 - 15:30
Weeks: 36
Start Date: 17/09/2024
Venue: Lisson Grove Centre
Full Fee: £3,358
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

This Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make up is a qualification that will develop your practical media make up and hair skills. You will learn how to apply make up for different occasions and situations. You will study skins types and face shapes plus eyebrow and eyelash treatments and photographic make up.

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Level 2 in Women's Hairdressing and Men's Barbering
LOW AVAILABILITY
Day(s): Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 09:30 - 16:00
Weeks: 36
Start Date: 18/09/2024
Venue: Lisson Grove Centre
Full Fee: £4,413
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

This Level 2 Diploma will teach you the underpinning principles and practical skills required to become a stylist of women's hair and men's 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 Media Make-up
Day(s): Thursday and Friday
Time: 09:30 - 16:00
Weeks: 35
Start Date: 12/09/2024
Venue: Lisson Grove Centre
Full Fee: £3,348
Level: Level 3
Concessions: Yes

This Level 3 Diploma in Hair and Media Make up is a comprehensive course that has been specifically designed to develop your practical Media Make-up and Hair skills to be a professional Makeup Artist for all the mediums of still and moving camera work, internet, commercials, performance, and stage.You will learn how to and dress hair, apply prosthetics, create bruising and minor injuries, create character and makeup looks. You will have an understanding of lighting and camera work and have the experience of presenting your work for the end of year show and other projects through the college. You will know how to conduct yourself in a professional, safe, and ethical manner as befits the trade.

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Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing
Day(s): Monday and Tuesday
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Weeks: 34
Start Date: 16/09/2024
Venue: Lisson Grove Centre
Full Fee: £3,173
Level: Level 3
Concessions: Yes

This Level 3 Diploma in hairdressing is designed for hairdressers already working in the industry, those who would like to refresh their skills after taking a break or people progressing on from the Level 2 Diploma. 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.

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Why study at WAES?
  • Highly qualified and professionally experienced tutors
  • Accessible Central London centres with bespoke facilities and great transport connections
  • A wide range of in-person, online, distance learning and community-based courses
  • Unique work experience opportunities through partnerships
  • Guest speakers offer introductions to career pathways in a variety of sectors
  • Excellent progression to employment, apprenticeships or further learning including university