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Hair and Beauty

Transform your passion for beauty and aesthetics into a fulfilling career.

Learn the skills and experiences needed for this ever-changing industry in a range of areas, including Hairdressing, Barbering, Theatrical Make-up and more.

The Salon Academy

You will train in our industry-standard salon and spa, where you can work with professional equipment on real-life clients.

These will give you the experiences you need to make it in the industry, and put you above the competition.

Our Salon Academy is open for appointments throughout the academic year.

Practical Experiences

As well as working in our on-site salon and spa, our students also get lots of practical experiences outside the course, such as through work experience placements in local businesses.

Hairdressing student styling client's hair in the salon

Skills Competitions

Throughout their course, all our Hair and Beauty students get the chance to take part in competitions, such as the KFE4Skills Awards.

These give them the chance to show off their talents and expertise in front of industry professionals, judges and fellow students.

Adult student drying clients hair

How you apply for a course at EKC Broadstairs College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our Hair and Beauty courses, and see what is right for you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply on our website through our application portal.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to an interview here at EKC Broadstairs College, where you can meet our team and enrol onto one of our courses.

Achive Building at EKC Broadstairs College

Career prospects

Salon Proprietors
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the communities we serve.