Hair & Beauty
Combining creativity and a passion for beauty, hairdressing and media make-up can propel you into a career of styling the rich and famous or owning your own business. Over the last 5 years the hair and beauty industry has grown by over 1.5% and there are now over 5,000 hair and beauty salons in the northwest alone. The employment opportunities are plentiful and with the rise of social media it is easier than ever to start your own beauty business.
Gain professional experience working in one of our on site salons and learn a huge variety of skills and techniques depending on whether you study Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing or Media Make-up. Hairdressing includes styling, blow drying, setting, colouring and cutting hair, with techniques becoming more advanced as you progress on the course. If you choose to study Beauty Therapy you will learn the techniques for manicures, pedicures and waxing before progressing on to more advanced techniques such as facials¸ massage and spray tans. Help others look their best and become a cut above the rest by studying either Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing or Media Make-Up at Stockport College.