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Hair, Beauty & Media Makeup

The hair and beauty industry provides treatments such as hair cutting, colouring, waxing and skincare, make-up and spa services.

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Style yourself a career in Hair & Beauty

Do you have a creative flair? Are you hard working and driven? If you have a lively personality and a passion for hair and beauty then this glamorous and exciting industry could be for you.

At Middlesbrough College, you will be trained by experienced tutors, learning the skills and techniques to carry out high quality treatments in one of seven professionally equipped hair and beauty salons on-site.

Our courses in Media Makeup Artistry helps to develop your skills for a career in film, fashion and other creative industries.

View the latest Labour Market Information by sector to see the average salary and projected job growth for your dream career!

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Why study with us?

The Hairdressing Academy operates as a real working environment with structure, opening hours, revenue, customer service, client retention and financial targets

Middlesbrough College has seven state of the art professionally equipped salons, including a commercial spa suite with a Jacuzzi pool, a sauna with light therapy, a steam room, a monsoon shower, dry flotation bed and nail bar

Students will work with the same professional standard and equipment found in top High Street Salons including Wella System Professional, EIMI Styling Range, Gellux nails and Dermalogica products

Our Academy is run by a Graduate Salon Manager who has a high street hair salon background and experience. The Graduate Salon Manager helps to ensure the highest levels of training, commerciality and industry standards within the College environment

Careers in Hair & Beauty

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Employers we work with

  • The Powder Room
  • LK Salon
  • Beautique
  • Whinstone View Spa
  • The Original Barber & Co
  • Suzanne Wilson
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