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Beauty and Make-up

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Beauty and Make-up

Join us at Oldham College in our brand new £6 million, purpose-built Hair and Beauty accommodation. Our equipment exceeds industry standards, offering students unrivalled opportunity to learn essential practical skills. Apprenticeships are available in Beauty Therapy, Nail Technique, Barbering and Hairdressing. Accompany this with specialist study in subjects ranging from Media Make-up Artistry to Beauty and Spa.

With curriculum delivery supported by local employers, as well as product and trade experts, students will be taught via external workshops, masterclasses, trips and visits.

Former students have progressed into local industry, secured positions at health spas and on cruise ships, or even taken entrepreneurial opportunities to set up their own business.  Many work freelance for photographers, events and renowned fashion brands.

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Did you know...

The beauty and make-up industry has a year-round turnover of £4.8 billion.
There are over 36,000 hair salons in the UK, employing over 180,000 people.
A qualification in beauty and make-up can lead to employment in many different sectors such as film, music, photography, television and theatre.


Courses in Beauty and Make-up...