Hairdressing (Vocational)

At Worsley College, we have brand-new working salons equipped with industry-standard equipment, to prepare you for future employment within the industry. We work closely with industry experts and brands to ensure that we are using the latest techniques, equipment, and products. Our modern, real-life working salons will provide you with the opportunity to work on live clients. The salon is open to members of the public for great value haircuts, colours, and beauty treatments using exclusive salon ranges. 


If you decide to study hairdressing, depending on your level, the types of skills you will cover will include:

  • Shampooing and conditioning hair
  • Styling and dressing hair
  • Colouring hair
  • Perming and cutting techniques
  • Client consultation and reception duties

Entry Requirements


Many students gain employment as a hairdresser or beauty therapist in salons, leisure centres and on cruise ships, or become self-employed. Some students choose to undertake further study in areas such as salon management or teaching. Media make-up students who successfully complete this course may choose to progress onto other make-up, prosthetics and animatronics techniques. Other students may choose to seek employment within the beauty, fashion, media or photographic industries.


NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Hairdressing Diploma Level 2 Worsley College 06/09/2022 22/23

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