Technical Hair and Beauty courses

If you want to become a hairdresser, beauty therapist or even own your own salon, our state-of-the-art commercial salons, industry trained tutors and excellent links with employers will provide you with the necessary learning experience you need to become successful in this field. Many of our students have gone on to own their own salons and you can even progress onto higher education following your studies. A vocational BTEC Hair and Beauty course is a great way of kickstarting your career.


Why Blackburn College?

  • Work with leading brands including Eve Taylor, Crazy Angel and Neal & Wolfe.
  • Enjoy trips to Hair and Beauty trade fairs across the North West to get a better insight into the industry and see the latest techniques being demonstrated.
  • Benefit from work placements within salons and spas.
  • Learn from experienced stylists, beauticians and makeup artists.
  • Showcase your skills, work on real clients at Academy Hair & Beauty - our commercial salon - complete with hairdressing salons, spa facilities, nail room and beauty therapy studios.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Hairdressing
  • Barbering
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Salon Manager
  • Makeup Artist
  • Nail Technician
  • Spa/Holistic Therapist
  • Teaching
  • Media Make-Up Artist
  • Merchandiser