Hair & Beauty

Nail services including: manicure, pedicure and nail painting techniques

Eye treatments including: Eyebrow shaping techniques and false lash applications.

Personal grooming and self-presentation skills

Communication skills

Reception skills

Team working
Practical observation and written assessment



Full time college study programme

Applicants must demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm to working in this client focused industry.

This short introductory course is aimed at any young learner who would want to pursue a career within the beauty and nails industry,

The course includes some technical skill development together with an emphasis on the development of essential employability skills necessary to work in this client focused industry.

Salon Skills - Hair




Beauty therapist

Nail technician

Spa therapist

Retail pathways

Make-up artist

National Careers Advice

Study Programme

All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development