Hair & Beauty
With the UK's increasing interest in appearance, wellbeing and lifestyle, there are growing opportunities for skilled and enterprising people in the Hair and Beauty sector.
Why Weymouth College?
You will work with real clients in the professional College salons, giving you valuable practical work experience. In addition, you will gain external work experience – essential for preparing you for employment or moving on to further study.
- Fully equipped, purpose-built hair and beauty salons
- Real experience of working in the College hair and beauty salon which is open to the public
- Opportunities to compete in local and regional competitions
- Visits to exhibitions such as Beauty International and Salon International
- Obtain valuable work experience
- High quality training by well qualified staff.
All qualifications are practical based with theoretical input allowing you to understand the requirements of the chemical, physical and anatomical elements.
Are you interested in a career that is exciting, flexible and can offer you worldwide opportunities? Our beauty therapy courses helps you take your first steps to achieving a career in this rapidly growing sector. Previous students have gone on to find employment in local salons, Steiner cruise liners, as a consultant or as a company technician.
To obtain the best career prospects it advisable to progress through all the levels to Level 3. From there some of our students have gone on to opening their own businesses or have chosen to work in health and fitness centres, cruise liners, health farms or hotel salons.
Some work whilst studying in local salons such as Iroka Salon & Spa, Embrace, House of Health Beauty, Pure Beauty Salon, and Classic Beauty. Students who completed this course have found employment with Steiner cruise liners, Iroka Salon & Spa, Embrace Beauty Salon, House of Health Beauty, Pure, Fish 4 Feet, Bliss, Breeze, Flawless Wellbeing Centre and Jessell’s.
Are you creative and do you enjoy working with people? Hairdressing offers you the opportunity to become employed in a career that is fast-moving and ever-changing.
On completion of the Level 2 course you could gain employment in a salon at junior stylist level. Progression to the Level 3 course is recommended to advance your skills and enhance your career opportunities such as opportunities in specialist salons or working as an industrial consultant or progressing on to Higher Education. You could work as a salon stylist and enhance your career by specialising in a particular area or working as an industrial consultant.
Functional skills will help develop important skills and will make a difference to your life by helping you reach your full potential. They are key to success; developing your employability skills and helping you get the most from your education and training. They are about using English, Maths and ICT in everyday situations.