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Hair and Beauty

IF YOU HAVE A CREATIVE FLAIR AND ARE INTERESTED IN STYLE THEN OUR HAIR AND BEAUTY COURSES COULD BE FOR YOU.

Offered at

Rotherham College Dearne Valley College

Become a Hairdresser, Barber, Beauty Therapist or a Hair and Make-up Artist at Inspire Hair and Beauty Academy at Rotherham College.

Fit training around any existing commitments with theory work that can be completed remotely and extended evening and weekend opening times for practical training and assessments.

We offer hair and beauty training to school leavers and those aged 19 or over. With a wide range of course levels available we can cater to all abilities. Our courses are in a range of areas such as barbering, hairdressing, beauty therapy, nail technology and hair and media make-up. Apply today to start your new career and one of our tutors will be in touch to discuss your training options.

Your Pathways

  • Entry Level

    Hair, Beauty and Media Make-up

  • Level 1

    Beauty Therapy
    Hair and Media Make-up
    Hairdressing

  • Level 2

    Barbering

    Beauty Therapy Studies

    Hair and Media Make-up

    Hairdressing Studies

    Hair Professional Apprenticeship

  • Level 3

    Beauty Therapy Treatments

    Nail Technology Studies

    Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up

    Women’s Hairdressing

  • Level 4/5

    Foundation Degree in Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up

    HNC/HND Specialist Make-up

  • Level 6

    BA (Hons) in Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up

BY 2025 THERE ARE EXPECTED TO BE 8,029 JOBS IN HAIR AND BEAUTY IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE.

EMSI 2021

Get started on
your journey

Study Hair and Beauty

“An apprenticeship offered me the opportunity to acquire the qualifications that I needed to work as a hairdresser, but most importantly, it allowed me to gain them in a real-life industry environment.”

Karolina Lewandowska Hairdressing Apprenticeship

FUTURE CAREERS IN HAIR AND BEAUTY

The hair and beauty sector is ideal for those who have a creative flair, enjoy helping people look and feel good about themselves and have a passion for keeping up with the latest trends.

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Hair Salon Manager

Average salary - £21,100*

Hair Salon Managers organise and coordinate resources of hair salons.

Day-to-day tasks:

Recruit and organise staffing, order stock and promote products to customers, discuss client requests, suggest style ideas, cut, colour and style hair and keep up to date with new trends, techniques and hair products.**

Working environments:

Salons, health spas, on a cruise ship or in a hotel setting.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Beauty Therapist

Average salary - £18,500*

Beauty Therapists provide face and body treatments to clients.

Day-to-day tasks:

Give clients facials, apply and advise on make-up, shape eyebrows, give manicures, pedicures and nail treatments, hair removal and tanning.**

Working environments:

Salons, health spas, on a cruise ship or in a hotel setting.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the hair and beauty sector include*:

  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Enthusiasm
  • Detail Orientated
  • Professionalism

What our students say

“I enjoy coming to college and learning new skills to further my hairdressing career.”

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Ellie Reek Level 2 Hairdressing Former student at Swinton Academy

“I have made new friends on my course and love how many opportunities there are to get involved in a variety of extra-curricular activities while at college”

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Chelsea Smith Level 2 Hair and Media Make-up Former student at the Laurel Academy
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