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Hairdressing, Beauty & Media Make Up

Hairdressing, Beauty & Media Make Up

A career in Hairdressing, Beauty or Media Make Up can offer you many exciting career opportunities and at Hugh Baird College we offer a wide range of courses that will give you the skills to be able to compete in this growing and exciting sector and make the most of the opportunities that arise.

The Hairdressing, Beauty & Media Make Up department is one of the largest and most vibrant areas in the College and offers a wide range of courses suitable for all levels of learners.

Students will learn in our suite of high quality, dedicated classrooms, workshops and salons, including our Industry Standard Commercial Salons. Here you will develop a range of skills, designed to make them highly employable within the industry, including reception skills, sales and promotion, enterprise skills and high level practical skills in their chosen area.

All lecturers in the department have extensive industrial experience and regularly update their skills to ensure that they have an in depth knowledge of the most up to date products, styles and techniques.


Where are they now?
Eric Jones

Eric Jones

Hairdresser at Artizan Hair Bar

"What I liked best about coming to College was working in the salon, meeting new people and taking part in hairdressing competitions. This increased my confidence and helped me believe in myself...” Read more
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Job growth sector

These study programmes are linked to the highlighted area/s of job growth in our region:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Creative and Digital
  • Financial and Professional Services
  • Life Science and Health
  • Low Carbon
  • SuperPort
  • Visitor Economy

  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3

There are no formal qualifications for our Level 1 courses.

These study programmes have been designed to prepare you to progress to study at Level 2 or to employment. These programmes not only give an insight to your chosen vocational area, but also give you the opportunity to undertake work experience and other activities that will prepare you quickly to get a job or to move on to higher levels in your chosen field. These programmes also include the development on maths and English skills.

You will need to have successfully completed a relevant Level 1 course or have 4 GCSEs at grade G (new grading system: 1) or above or have industry related experience.

We will also work with you to help you develop maths and English skills.

Please note: this is just a guide. For course specific entry qualifications, please check the course you're interested in.

You will need to have successfully completed a relevant Level 2 course or have 4 GCSEs at grade C (new grading system: 4) or above or have industry related experience.

We will also work with you to help you improve your maths and English skills.

Please note: this is just a guide. For course specific entry qualifications, please check the course you're interested in.

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