Wakefield College - Hair & Beauty

Hair & Beauty

Our hair and beauty salons are open to the public and you learn on real paying customer

Hair & Beauty at Wakefield College

Study Hair and Beauty with us and show off your talents in our professional salon, Elements.

Show off your customer service skills by providing hair and beauty services to paying members of the public.

We’ve an exciting range of additional activities including visits to trade exhibitions and the opportunity to get specialist training from external companies such as Dermalogic, Studex, Sienna X and Wella to name a few!

Key Points
  • Strong links with industry
  • Excellent facilities
  • In house salon with real clients
I study Level 3 hairdressing at Wakefield College. I enjoy making people look nice, changing their hair, giving them different colours and different types of cuts and just making them feel really good.
Hailey
Hair & Beauty

What’s New

Catch up with the latest news and events in Hair & Beauty at Wakefield College...
Students supported The Prince of Wales Hospice Look Good Feel Better event

Wednesday, 06 November, 2019

The Prince of Wales Hospice this week held their first Look Good Feel Better event. Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only international cancer support charity that helps boost the physical well-being of women, men and young adults undergoing treatment. The event was supported by Beauty Therapy and Photography Students from Wakefield College as well as other professionals from the Hospice.

Wakefield College teams up with Room97 Creative Academy

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017

Wakefield College and Room97 have formed a partnership to deliver a brand new training programme called ‘Room97 Creative STARS’. The aim of the programme is to deliver a professional training opportunity for 16 – 19 year olds in Wakefield helping launch their careers in creative hairdressing.

Wakefield College Beauty Students Celebrate Competition Success

Friday, 07 July, 2017

Three Wakefield College Hair & Beauty students from the Castleford Campus are celebrating after securing the top spots in two prestigious national competitions - UK World Skills Awards and the National Make-Up Awards 2017.

Before this course I always dreamt of having my own salon but never knew how. Now I feel like I have confidence and ability to make this happen. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone that has the same dream.
Beth
Hair & Beauty

Case Studies

What our students say about us...
I study Level 3 hairdressing at Wakefield College. I enjoy making people look nice, changing their hair, giving them different colours and different types of cuts and just making them feel really good.
Photo of Hailey Aldrin
Before this course I always dreamt of having my own salon but never knew how. Now I feel like I have confidence and ability to make this happen. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone that has the same dream.
Photo of Beth Kirkaldy
I gained the Level 2 Diploma and the Level 2 NVQ, then progressed to the Level 3 Diploma and I am now fully qualified. I’m planning to work in a salon to gain experience and eventually own my own business.
Photo of Katie Stirling
I gained the Level 2 Diploma and the Level 2 NVQ, then progressed to the Level 3 Diploma and I am now fully qualified. I’m planning to work in a salon to gain experience and eventually own my own business.
Katie
Hair & Beauty

The Feed

Christmas make up challenge
Christmas make up challenge

How good is this make up....😮

Well done to our level 2 make up students, some fabulous work today!

Hair & Beauty
10 December, 2019
Getting spooky with our Hair and Beauty students!
Getting spooky with our Hair and Beauty students!

Getting spooky with our Hair and Beauty students!

Hair & Beauty
30 October, 2019
Creative Cutting & Colouring Evening
Creative Cutting & Colouring Evening

Hair models required for a creative cutting & colouring event on Monday 25th November 2019 at Elements hair & beauty salon based at our Castleford Campus from 12noon  - 8pm, in association with McDonald Waterfall & Wella. 

If you or someone you know would…

Hair & Beauty
23 September, 2019
Create an Image
Create an Image

 Some lovely work from our Level 2 beauty skills students today for their 'create an image', well done all!

Hair & Beauty
23 April, 2019

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