Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

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Hairdressing & Beauty
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When we look good it helps us to feel good, so, it’s no surprise that the Hair and Beauty industry is a global, multi-billion-pound industry. Here at Macclesfield College, we offer you a huge range of tools to become part of this exciting enterprise.

Whatever your future career goal is, whether it’s to become a hair stylist, beauty therapist or owning your own salon, our haiy & beauty courses teach you the latest techniques to enable you to start your career journey.

courses available in Hairdressing & Beauty
Level 1 Beauty Therapy
Level 1 Hairdressing
Level 2 Beauty Therapy
Level 2 Hairdressing
1 Day Lash Lift & Tint
Develop your Skills in Make-up Artistry
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Who are these courses for?

Our teachers have a wealth of experience across the Hair and Beauty industry to help support and guide you to a successful career. You will learn from their experiences of running and owning own salons, as well as working with some of the greatest brands in the industry.

Our purpose-built hair & beauty department contains a fully functioning salon where students can practice a variety of techniques on real-life clients.

Students on Hair & Beauty programmes benefit from:

Fully functioning salon with clients

Highly skilled training sessions from Wella and Dermalogica

Regular trips to wholesalers and trade shows


Junior Stylist, Stylist, Senior Stylist, Colour Technician, Lecturer/ Teacher, Salon Trainer, Salon Manager /Owner, Production/Theatre, Cruise Ship salon worker, Beauty therapist, senior therapist, Assistant spa manager, Spa manager, Spa director, Salon owner, Freelance beauty therapist

Skills Required for Hair & Beauty
Ability to use and maintain equipment and tools
Good customer service skills
Ability to work well within a team and on your own
Ability to listen & meet expectations
Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Knowledge of the Hair & Beauty and Industry
Behaviours Required for HAIR & BEAUTY
Positive and mature attitude
Effective communication
Adaptable & problem solver
Team worker
Ability to adapt to different diversities, cultures & religions
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