• Age group16-18
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


This course covers a wide range of technical practical skills and knowledge required to work as a hair stylist in a salon providing colouring and perming services. You will complete 30 hours industry salon experience, working with local employers to help you gain the skills and experience required. You will study a range of modules including the principles of hairdressing, how to treat the hair and scalp, styling, setting and dressing hair and cutting hair using basic techniques.

Course Information

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01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

Two GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English or an appropriate Level 1 Vocational Qualification. School leavers are not able to apply for this course.

You can progress onto the Level 2 Top-up Hairdressing Diploma.

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Hair and Beauty students will have the opportunity to brush up on their skills in our professionally equipped facilities. Our students are trained to the highest standards in all the latest techniques and treatments, whether it's in our commercial spa suite or our recently launched barber salon!

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.