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Why choose us?
At St Helens College, you'll be learning from tutors who have held successful careers within the industry and have fantastic employer links, so you can have confidence in knowing that you are being taught by the very best.

You will benefit
You'll be developing your skills and experience in our commercial hairdressing salon, The Lounge, practising your creative flair on paying customers. The Lounge has a hairdressing salon, three treatment rooms and a nail bar. We also have full spa facilities including a monsoon shower, ice facility, dry floatation chamber, sauna, steam room and hot tub.

You will succeed
You will have the opportunity to work with local employers and industry specialists, giving you the chance to really understand what your industry is like and gain hands-on work experience. To ensure that you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs or additional qualifications, we encourage you to participate in events such as the Association of Hairdressing and Therapists (AHT) annual competition and The World Skills competition.

You will stand out
There's never been a better time to become a part of the industry, with so many career opportunities to choose from in a wide variety of settings such as salons, hotels, care homes, cruise ships or even the armed forces. You could even become self-employed or set up your own salon.

As well as increasing your employability, you'll develop a great deal of work experience and have the chance to build new working contacts, friendships, relevant knowledge and life-long skills.

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Why study Hairdressing and Barbering with us?

Industry Facilities

Develop your skills with industry standard equipment in our commercial hairdressing salon. 

Experienced tutors

Your tutors have extensive industry experience regularly updating their skills.

Latest Brands

You will work with the latest brands such as L’Oréal and use specialist salon products.

Enrichment Activities

You can take part in a range of exciting activities to enhance your experience and studies.

Excellent Curriculum Offer

We have lots of courses and all levels, there are several progression opportunities.

Industry Competitions

Help your CV stand out by participating in prestigious hairdressing competitions with us.