Lambeth College - Hair & Beauty

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The hair and beauty industry in the UK is big business, as it employs around 260,000 people, contains over 42,000 businesses, and is worth nearly £7.5 billion per year. Clients and employers are always looking for qualified beauty therapists, nail technicians, hairdressers, barbers, holistic and massage therapists, and makeup artists, making this exciting and varied sector a fantastic choice for your future career and Lambeth College is the perfect place for you to learn.

You will be trained by our expert team of tutors in our industry-standard SW4 Hairdressing Salon, Spa and Beauty Suite overlooking Clapham Common, which is open to the general public and operates as a professional business. Comprising of a state-of-the-art hair salon; a relaxing spa area containing a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, and steam room; and a fully-equipped makeup studio, you will learn to become an expert in your chosen field while performing real treatments on real clients.

We offer a wide range of courses in hairdressing, barbering, nail technology, beauty therapy, and makeup artistry, available from Level 1 right up to Level 4, so no matter where you are on your career journey, we are sure to have a course to suit you.

We have a fantastic track record in teaching our students the knowledge and skills they need to find employment in the hair and beauty industry, launching the careers of literally hundreds of current professionals. Some of our past students have even made the headlines by winning national and international competitions, such as Wella Xposure and the L’Oréal Professional Colour Trophy.

With our excellent professional links with companies such as Steiner, Wella and Keracare, you will even have the opportunity to take part in additional training sessions at Wella Studios, as well as networking with employers and industry professionals at various trade shows throughout the year.

So, if you believe you can make the cut, we have the tutors, the facilities, the passion and the expertise to get you to the very top.

Hair & Beauty Careers

Hairdressers and barbers

Est. annual wage £25,000

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Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

Est. annual wage £26,000

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Beauticians and related occupations

Est. annual wage £45,000

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