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Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

A career in beauty could take you in many different directions, from working on cruise ships in spas to creating media make-up looks. 

You’ll develop creative flair in our newly refurbished salons and learn from industry professionals who can give you a real insight into what it takes to succeed in the world of beauty. 

You will be taught the latest techniques and develop the customer service skills that will help you to put clients at ease. 

Overview

A career in beauty could take you in many different directions, from working on cruise ships in spas to creating media make-up looks. 

You’ll develop creative flair in our newly refurbished salons and learn from industry professionals who can give you a real insight into what it takes to succeed in the world of beauty. 

You will be taught the latest techniques and develop the customer service skills that will help you to put clients at ease. 

Our students learn in specially designed, professional salon spaces. Broadstairs College also has a hotel situated within its campus grounds, giving learners the opportunity to train with paying clients in The Yarrow hotel's spa.

Careers in this industry include:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Make-up Artist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Salon Manager

Why people love Beauty

Students learn from the professionals at MAC

Students learn from the professionals at MAC

Our Media and Theatrical Makeup students visited the MAC Cosmetics store in Carnaby Street to learn from professional makeup artists. The students watched demonstrations and got to test out the MAC Professional range. They also took a trip to the Urban Decay Superstore in London to stock up on new makeup for their course. 

Students gain hands-on experience

Students gain hands-on experience

Every year our Hair and Media Makeup students take part in a week of work experience at The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury. This year the students worked alongside the cast and crew of My Fair Lady. 

Student wins KFE4Skills (Hand and Face Category)

Student wins KFE4Skills (Hand and Face Category)

Level 2 Beauty student Grace came first place in the Hand and Face category at the KFE4Skills Live competition. The KFE4Skills competition sees students across Kent compete in vocational challenges related to the subject they are studying at college. 

Career Prospects

Example: Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

 Annual pay
£12,480 - £41,080
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 24% over the period to 2027, adding 6,410 jobs. In the same period, 83% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 22,470 job openings.

Role description

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.

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What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Broadstairs College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

Telephone:
01843 605040