Broadstairs College - Hairdressing
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Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Get a head start in the creative world of hairdressing, learning from talented stylists who have worked in the industry.

You will gain work experience in our training and commercial salons with the opportunity to practise cuts, colours and treatments on real customers.

You will have the chance to work with local businesses that we have close relationships with, building on your CV and giving you the skills employers are looking for. 


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:

  • Hair Stylist
  • Salon Manager
  • Colour Technician
  • Barber

Career Prospects

Example: Hairdressers and barbers

 Annual pay
£8,840 - £23,920
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 9% over the period to 2027, adding 19,166 jobs. In the same period, 76% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 156,393 job openings.

Role description

Hairdressers and barbers shampoo, cut, colour, style and treat hair.

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What's next?

If you are 16 to 18-years-old and want to explore your options then apply today.

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

01843 605040