Five reasons to study a Hair and Beauty course

Further your knowledge and expertise

We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding lessons to allow you to achieve, succeed and progress to new and exciting destinations. We offer Hair and Beauty courses from Level 1 to Level 5, which means that there is something on offer for those who are just starting their career as well as those who are looking to specialise.

Study in state-of-the-art facilities

At Barnsley College you will have access to professionally equipped facilities including salons, cutting stations, treatment rooms and industry-standard equipment. Working with skilled tutors with years of first-hand experience, you’ll learn the skills, techniques and treatments used by current top stylists and therapists.

You can be creative

You can let your creativity flow! You will develop your knowledge of hair styles, hair types and beauty techniques which will help you to become more creative and develop your skills further. You will participate in our enrichment industry week – a fantastic opportunity to ‘try something new’. Professionals from Dermalogica, Wella and Steiner are invited in to College to demonstrate, train and inspire students.

You’ll meet new people

If you enjoy meeting new people and having a conversation, this could be the ideal career. Coming to College is a great way to make new friends and you’ll be able to extend your friendship circles. Being sociable has many benefits and will help improve your life.

Students love hairdressing

Don’t take our word for it. Read what our students say:

Name: Terri Green

Course: Level 2 Hairdressing

“My tutors are really supportive. They make learning enjoyable as they ensure we are taught in a way that we understand. I really enjoy learning new things every day and spending time with my class mates.”

Name: Lauren Hillam

Course: Level 3 Hairdressing Apprenticeship

“Barnsley College has given me a second chance and my apprenticeship is the start of my professional career and learning. I’ve had some amazing opportunities such as working alongside Celebrity Hairdresser Andrew Barton for his Beehives, Bobs and Blowdries charity ball at The Civic.”

Last updated: 11th April 2018