Subjects

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

At Macclesfield College we have a variety of specialist hairdressing, beauty therapy and media make-up courses. Delivered in our very own Pure Hair and Beauty salon our experts deliver both full time and part time programmes to help you gain the skills to thrive in the industry.

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Academic year: 18/19


This is a 2 day course studying the principles and the application of Hot stone Massage. On successful completion of the course you will receive a College Certificate in Hot stone Massage.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 4th December 2018 to 11th December 2018


This course is an introductory course in massage

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


The course combines practical work with related theory in preparation and styling hair, eye treatments, and make-up for special occasion and fashion/photographic work and body art. In addition, this course will develop your communication and personal skills, which are essential in this type of work.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 8th January 2019 to 21st May 2019


The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (QCF) is a specialist vocationally related qualification.

This qualification will enable you to gain skills, knowledge and the understanding required in order to perform Indian Head Massage treatments for clients.

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


The course meets the needs of candidates who want to work in the hair and beauty sector it allows them to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the hair and beauty sector.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 18th January 2019 to 5th March 2019


The course combines practical work with the related theory in extension by tip and gel overlay. Your learning will take place in the college Beauty salons in a real working environment using NSI balance system.

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


This course is designed to embed knowledge and develop your practical skills in health and safety, consultation, creative art of cutting, dressing hair, shampooing, conditioning and the artistic skill of colouring and lightening the hair. This course is designed to build confidence in displaying and promoting products. The majority of your learning will take place in the college hair salons in a real working environment. Additionally, you will undertake 30 hours work experience in an external hair salon. The course will also develop communication and personal skills, which are essential at this level, as well as the ability to promote services in a salon environment.

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


The Beauty Therapy Level 3 course combines practical skills and related theory to an advanced level. The majority of your learning will take place in the college beauty salons in a real working environment. Additionally, you will undertake 30 hours work experience in an external beauty salon. The course will also develop communication and personal skills, which are essential at this level, as well as the ability to promote services in a salon environment.

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


Acquire a wide range of advanced skills, knowledge and understanding in all aspects of womens hairdressing required for working in the hairdressing industry. The majority of your learning will take place in the college hair salons in a real working environment. Additionally, you will undertake 30 hours work experience in an external hair salon. The course will also develop communication and personal skills, which are essential at this level

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


The course combines practical work with related theory in preparation for fashion/photographic, theatrical & TV make-up and hair. The skills you will develop include casualty, special effects, prosthetic making & application of postiche. Also this course will develop your communication and personal skills, which are essential in this type of work.

Course requirements
It is a course requirement that all students where a uniform for health and safety reasons and purchase the stated kit to carry out Media Make-up & hair treatments.

You must have prior training in hairdressing to enrol on this course to ensure you have the appropriate skills to work with wigs & postiche.

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


The course combines practical work with the related theory in Beauty Therapy. The majority of your learning will take place in the college Beauty salons in a real working environment. Additionally, you will undertake 30 hours work experience in an external beauty salon.

This course will also develop your communication and personal skills, which are essential in this type of work.

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