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Hair and Barbering

Faculty of

Hair and Barbering

At Oldham College, the Faculty of Hair and Barbering is committed to developing students’ creativity, technical aptitude and customer-facing skills. This three-pronged approach provides students with the ability to perform highly in both apprenticeships and work.

Our state of the art, on-site salon is the perfect platform for students to perfect their cutting, blow-drying, styling and colouring skills. They enjoy the hands-on style of teaching provided by our barber-shop and salon-experienced tutors.

Past Hair and Barbering students at Oldham College have enjoyed successful careers as barbers, hairdressers, business-owners and teachers.

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Did you know...

There are over 40,000 Hair, Barbering and Beauty businesses in the UK
Around 287,000 people work in Hair and Beauty industries
57% working in Hair and Barbering are self-employed as are 54% Beauty industry workers
Hairdressing is the tenth most popular apprenticeship in England


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