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Hair, Beauty, Holistics & Well-being

Do you have a creative flair and a passion for making people look and feel their best? Our exciting courses in hair, barbering, beauty, holistics and well-being are designed to train you to the highest standard and prepare you for employment in this thriving sector.

Trips and visits

Students will have the opportunity to attend trade shows and exhibitions, including Pro Hair Live and Professional Beauty North. Such trips are a valuable chance for students to see live exhibitions, discover new products, and stay on top of industry trends and developments.

Past students have entered prestigious industry competitions including the Association of Hairdressing & Therapist Competition and WorldSkills UK.

I am

16-18 Years Old

Looking to take your first steps into the fast-paced hair and beauty industry? Our courses will provide you with all the practical skills and knowledge you need to secure employment or progress onto higher education. Whether you decide to study hairdressing, beauty therapy or hair & media make-up, you can rest assured that our outstanding facilities and supportive tutors will help you reach your goals.

I am an

Adult Learner

Our adult courses are ideal for those who are looking to enhance their current skill-set, begin a new career or even just have some fun! From hairdressing and barbering to facial skin care and cosmetic makeup, we have a huge range of exciting courses to choose from.

Advanced Barbering
Fab over 40
Facial Skin Care - Next Steps
Gel Polish Techniques
Introduction to Barbering
Introduction to Eyebrow & Lash Treatment
Introduction to Facial Skin Care
Introduction to Gel Nail Art
Introduction to Gel Nails
Introduction to Hairdressing
Introduction to Holistic Therapies: Reflexology & Head Massage
Introduction to Wedding Hair
Lash Lift
Level 2 Award in Providing Make-Up Services
Level 2 Certificate Barbering
Level 2 Certificate Beauty Specialist Techniques
Level 2 Certificate Hairdressing
Level 2 Certificate Nail Technology
Level 3 Diploma Beauty Therapy
Level 3 Diploma Hairdressing
Level 4 Advanced Epilation
Mindfulness - Building Self-Confidence
Mindfulness - Improving Resilience
Mindfulness - Meditation & Relaxation
Next Steps in Beauty
Next Steps in Eyebrow & Lash Treatments
Next Steps in Gel Nail Art
Next Steps in Holistic Therapies: Reflexology & Head Massage
Semi-Permanent Lashes
Transform Natural to Glamour

Meet our students

Charlotte Corker
The tutors are really good, they teach you so many new skills and are very helpful.”

Level 2 Hairdressing student Charlotte Corker previously completed a course in hair and media make-up, which is how she discovered her passion for hair.

Charlotte aims to progress onto Level 3 Hairdressing before securing employment in a salon. She says the teaching staff are the best thing about studying at the college.

Ellie Taylor
My tutor has been really supportive and helps me recognise my strengths and areas I could improve on.”

Ellie Taylor, Level 3 Theatrical & Media Make-up student, has always loved makeup and wanted to pursue a career in this industry. Former Lymm High School student Ellie enjoys creating new hair and make-up looks and dreams of becoming a freelance make-up artist in the future. She feels she is very well supported on her course.

Harriet Layfield
I am really enjoying my course- the facilities are great and the lessons are well-structured.”

Throughout her course, Harriet has taken part in some fantastic placements such as shadowing make-up artists at ITV Studios and BBC Breakfast North West.

Stewart Brown
I like the fact that the course is so practical and allows me to do my theory work at home.”

Level 2 Hairdressing student Stewart Brown is currently working as a motorcycle instructor, but has always been interested in hairdressing. He decided now was the right time to enrol at college and follow his passion. After completing his course, Stewart aims to progress onto his Level 3 and secure employment within this sector.

Meet our tutors

Lisa Lindsay

Lisa Lindsay

Experienced Hairdressing Tutor Lisa Lindsay has worked in the industry for over 25 years and even owned her own salon.

She loves sharing her vast experience with her students, saying: "It is immensely rewarding watching the students develop and grow in confidence. Every day, it inspires me to see the students learning new skills."

Rayner Cunniffe

Rayner Cunniffe

Media Make-up Tutor Rayner Cunniffe enjoys sharing her vast experience with her students. Rayner studied Level 2 Hair & Media Make-up at the college before progressing onto Level 4 Advanced Theatrical Media Make-up.

Rayner says: "I absolutely love teaching. I strive to create career paths for my students and ensure they have the support they need."

Bethany Sanders

Bethany Sanders

Bethany Sanders is our Subject Lead for Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy. She has a wealth of industry experience in advanced beauty treatments, gained from working in a skin clinic and studying several professional and teaching courses.

Bethany says: "I really enjoy teaching as it's so rewarding watching the students grow and seeing the fantastic careers they have progressed on to."

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