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Hair and Beauty

Our Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy courses are career focussed and have an emphasis on practical and vocational projects. You will be taught by industry experts including our Wella Hairdressing Colour Masters who will offer specialist training in the very latest techniques.


In addition, you will have the opportunity to gain experience in our Imagery Graduate Salon. This salon ensures high levels of training, commercial expertise and industry standards to prepare you for this exciting, creative career.

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What can I study?

Barbering Level 2

The Level 2 course in Barbering is a work ready qualification and is ideal for new learners, as well as those already working in the industry.

Length: 35 Weeks
Study: Part Time
Start date: 4th September 2024
Location: West Lancashire College

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Beauty Therapy Level 2 (Part Time)

The part-time Level 2 course in Beauty Specialist Techniques is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in a wide range of beauty skills and treatments.

Length: 35 Weeks
Study: Part Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: West Lancashire College

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Hairdressing Level 2 (Part-Time)

Our Part-Time Hairdressing Level 2 course covers all aspects of hair care and prepares students for a career in the industry.

Length: 35 Weeks
Study: Part Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: West Lancashire College

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Meet our Hair and Beauty students and tutors

What can I do with a qualification in Hair and Beauty?

Daily tasks:

  • Ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.
  • Demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products.
  • Checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met.
  • Undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy.
  • Ensures clients.
  • Provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems.
  • Controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff.
  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.

Median Salary

£22,001 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
  • Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
  • Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
  • Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
  • Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
  • Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
  • Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
  • Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
  • Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.

Median Salary

£10,884 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Maintains client records, sells and advises on cosmetic products and services, and ensures appropriate health and safety issues are addressed.
  • Advises clients on diet and exercise to assist in weight loss and slimming.
  • Recognises problems and refers clients to medical practitioners if appropriate.
  • Performs specialist treatments for conditions such as acne, applies skin rejuvenation therapies.
  • Applies make-up to hide blemishes or enhance facial features and advises clients on skin care and make-up techniques.
  • Cleans, shapes and polishes finger and toe nails, applies nail extensions.
  • Uses waxing, threading, sugaring and other epilation techniques to remove any unwanted body hair.
  • Massages scalp, face and other parts of the body and carries out spray tanning.
  • Discusses clients requirements, analyses and advises client on appropriate skin care, and applies treatments to the face or body.

Median Salary

£10,690 View more

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