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WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Our Hair and Beauty courses are for those dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate about making clients look and feel amazing. Throughout your time at Harlow College you will develop the knowledge and practical skills to break into this successful, growing industry. You will study in our contemporary commercial suite of salons and treatment rooms and have the benefit of our strong links with the hair and beauty industry.

WHAT WILL I DO?

As a student in the Hair and Beauty team, you will gain the practical skills and extensive knowledge you need to perform to high industry standards. You’ll also get real work experience in a commercial environment. You will have the opportunity to try out your practical skills on your fellow students and the final assessment of these skills will be carried out by applying treatments to paying members of the public.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Hairdressing and Beauty courses can lead straight into a job, an Apprenticeship, or enable you to progress to higher levels, including a university degree. You could work in a salon, become self employed or go on to work as a hair and make-up artist in the television or fashion industries.

Barbering Technical Diploma Level 2

Barbering is an everlasting industry. It's an amazing product with lots of different career opportunities. Successful people in the industry can take their pick from many top jobs – such as running your own business, preparing models, working on magazines and photoshoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous.

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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September 2019

Barbering Technical Diploma Level 2 – Part-time

Barbering is an everlasting industry. It's an amazing product with lots of different career opportunities. Successful people in the industry can take their pick from many top jobs – such as running your own business, preparing models, working on magazines and photoshoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous.

Barbering Technical Diploma Level 3

Barbering is an everlasting industry. It's an amazing product with lots of different career opportunities. Successful people in the industry can take their pick from many top jobs – such as running your own business, preparing models, working on magazines and photoshoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous.

Beauty Therapy Level 1 Certificate

Beauty Therapy is the ideal course for you if you are interested in making people look and feel great. Level 1 gives you a steady grounding to prepare you for what the industry can offer you. A career in Beauty Therapy gives you the opportunity to explore an exciting industry with a vast array of career opportunities

Beauty Therapy Technical Diploma Level 2

Learn the basic skills and techniques of Beauty Therapy. You have the opportunity to try out your practical skills on your fellow students and the final assessment of these skills will be carried out by applying treatments to paying members of the public.

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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September 2019

Beauty Therapy Technical Diploma Level 2 – Part-time

This course will equip you with the basic skills of Beauty Therapy. All practical skills will be practised on fellow students, with final assessment of practical skills being carried out on paying clients.

Beauty Therapy Technical Diploma Level 3

This course is ideal for therapists looking for a career in all aspects of the beauty industry, potential entrepreneurs aspiring to set up a small business or for those looking to work within the spa/leisure industry.

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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September 2019

Cutting & Styling Technical Certificate Level 2 – Part-time

This course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to provide basic shampoo and condition, styling men's and women's hair, plaiting and twisting, the art of dressing hair, salon reception duties, hair make-up, manicure and pedicure treatments. You will gain an insight into working in the sector and knowledge of the health, safety and hygiene requirements. It will support progression onto a Level 2 course.

Hairdressing Level 1 Certificate

This course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to provide basic shampoo and condition, styling men's and women's hair, plaiting and twisting, the art of dressing hair, salon reception duties, hair make-up, manicure and pedicure treatments. You will gain an insight into working in the sector and knowledge of the health, safety and hygiene requirements.

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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September 2019

Hairdressing Technical Certificate – Cutting & Styling

This course is for anyone who wants to enter the hairdressing industry. This is a fast-track one year programme which entails both College learning and home study. You will learn a wide variety of skills to prepare you for working on the salon shop floor and becoming a hairdresser. 

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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September 2019

Massage Therapies Diploma

Learn to carry out Swedish body massage, hot stone therapy massage, Indian head massage and electrical facials such as non surgical face lifts and microdermabrasion.

Salon Management Diploma Level 3

This course has been specifically designed for existing or aspiring managers who work in a spa, beauty therapy,hairdressing or nail salon environment. The course is also for those wishing to set up or enhance their own business.

Salon Management Diploma Level 4

This course has been specifically designed for existing or aspiring managers who work in a spa, beauty therapy,hairdressing or nail salon environment. The course is also for those wishing to set up or enhance their own business.

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  • Level: 4
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September, January or April

Salon Management Diploma – Part-time

If you're a manager or aspiring manager in a spa, beauty therapy, hairdressing or nail salon environment then this advanced level qualification is specifically designed for you. It's an ideal course if you want to set up or enhance your own salon business. There is also an opportunity to study as a distance learner.