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Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Are you passionate about styling hair and making people look and feel beautiful? Looking to wow the industry with your creative flair or perhaps you see yourself as the next celebrity hairstylist? If so, then our hairdressing and beauty courses are the best place for you to start.

You will learn in The Academy at Warrington campus, which is equipped with modern commercial salons. Our salons and beauty therapy suites are open to the public so you will be working on real paying clients and getting industry experience which looks impressive on your CV. You will also be taught by tutors who have worked within the industry and bring with them a wealth of experience and knowledge.

Why choose us?

  • Employer links
    We have a huge number of industry links from small local salons and hotel chain groups, through to product suppliers, haircare brands and skincare brands.
  • Work placement
    The college actively promotes work placement and will assist in securing a placement for you. Previous students have secured placements at popular salons and spas across Cheshire.
  • Trips and visits
    To ensure you are at the forefront of industry developments, you’ll get to enjoy an array of trips and visits in the UK and beyond.  You’ll learn from industry experts via live demonstrations, and also get a chance to show off your skills in competitions.
  • Facilities
    The Academy, our popular hair and beauty centre, is a fully equipped and modern facility containing a number of indulgent hair salons and beauty therapy suites to enable students to learn in a real working environment.

Career options

A qualification in hairdressing and beauty therapy is just the start for an exciting career in the hair & beauty industry. You have the choice of going on to work in a salon, participate in competitions, move into training and assessing or even going on to teach. The opportunities are endless.


  • Beautician or Beauty Therapist
  • Bridal Hair Specialist
  • Colour Expert
  • Cruise Liner Salon Worker
  • Hairdresser
  • Lecturer
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager/Owner
  • Spa Therapist