With our range of courses in beauty therapy and hairdressing at our Worksop campus and hair and media make-up courses at Retford Post-16 Centre, you can choose a specialist area that most interests you.
Our courses combine practical, hands-on sessions with theory-based sessions on anatomy and physiology and underlying conditions. You’ll also have the chance to work on real-life clients in our commercial salon and showcase your skills in events and competitions.
You’ll train in our industry-standard training salons that replicate what it’s like to work in a real salon environment, and you’ll learn from staff who still practice as Hairdressers, Beauty Therapists and Make-up Artists.
Learn the skills required for a career working in the fashion, performance and photography industries as a Make-up Artists, in our dedicated Hair and Media Make-up salons at Retford Post-16 Centre. On our Media Make-up courses, you will: - Learn airbrush make-up and cosmetic techniques - Develop crucial skills in prosthetic make-up - Acquire new knowledge and understanding of special effects techniques - Learn creative hairdressing and styling - Work with face and body art. Our courses will connect you with industry, as you take part in regular masterclasses, hear from industry guest speakers and learn from experienced tutors who continue to work as Make-up Artists outside of their teaching commitments. You will boost your portfolio and industry experience through working on a range of productions with local theatre groups and schools, and showcase your skills in industry competitions such as World Skills UK. Find out more and apply below.
Learning from our experienced staff in industry-standard training and commercial salons, you will study everything from the science behind hair conditions to health and safety and practical hair techniques. On our Hairdressing courses you will: - Learn your trade on real clients, in our purpose-built College-salon, INsync - Develop your knowledge, skill and understanding of salon treatments - Have the opportunity to undertake work placement - Develop your customer service skills. You can further your knowledge and skills by undertaking optional short courses covering skills such as hair extension application, further preparing you for a career in the industry. Find out more and apply below.
The Beauty industry is booming! On our Beauty courses you will study all aspects of beauty therapy, where you’ll develop the key skills and knowledge needed to be at the top of your profession. On our Beauty courses you will: - Learn your trade in our commercial salons using the latest industry-standard equipment and products - Develop a core understanding of how to manage a salon and run a reception - Carry out facials, manicures, pedicures hair removal and more - Study everything from anatomy and physiology to health and safety You will have the chance to undertake work placements with our network of local employers in the beauty industry including salons, spas and other settings, building your experience and allowing your CV to shine. Find out more and apply below.