Hair, Beauty and Media Make-Up


Get involved in a highly creative industry.

Hair, Beauty and Media Make-Up


Get involved in a highly creative industry.

Hair, Beauty and Media Make-Up is all about making people look good and feel happy. It offers the opportunity to be both creative and technical. You will also get to meet people from all walks of life, allowing you to build up a diverse base of clients. Hair, Beauty or Media Make-Up at Blackburn College is the perfect environment to get started on your dream career.

  • Progression to university or employment

    - Hair, Beauty or Media Make-Up is ideal if you’re looking to progress to university or directly into employment in a career-relevant role. Example jobs include: Barber, Beauty Therapist, Hair Stylist, Make-Up Artist and Nail Technician.
  • First-class facilities

    - You will study in Academy, our commercial hairdressing and beauty therapy salon, which features all the tools you need to master your craft. You’ll work with real paying customers and gain significant experience that you can apply directly to your future career.
  • Working with leading brands

    - We work with leading brands including Neal and Wolfe, Eve Taylor, Crazy Angel, NSI and more. This enables you to familiarise yourself with the cosmetics and products used within the industry and to develop strong knowledge base of the different treatments available to clients.
  • Skills that top employers are looking for.

    - Participate in a work placement and gain the skills and knowledge top employers will appreciate when reading your CV. We work with a number of salons, spas and media partners to support the development of your professional skills.
Ninqi Punch Beauty Therapy Level 2
Because Academy Hair and Beauty is a real commercial salon, Hair and Beauty courses at Blackburn College enable you to gain confidence by working with real clients – on a variety of treatments. I’m now progressing to Beauty Spa and Holistic Therapy Practice Level 3.
Chloe Sidwell Hairdressing Level 3
I’ve learnt lots of new skills such as colouring and cutting, and have now gained a job as a stylist at a salon in Blackburn after my tutor recommended me for work experience.

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