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

Do you want a career in the beauty industry? We can give you the skills to put clients at ease.

A career in beauty could take you in many different directions, from working on cruise ships to creating special effect make-up looks on film sets.

You will be taught by a range of knowledgeable staff who specialise in the subject you will be learning, and lecturers who have industry experience, having worked for leading skincare and nail brands and within TV and Theatre.

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Spa Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager
  • Airline/Cruise Staff
  • Commercial Training Salon
  • The Canterbury Spa

Why people love Beauty

Chelsea Roberts

Chelsea Roberts

Level 3 Beauty Therapy student, Chelsea Roberts, had the opportunity to undertake industry experience with skincare brand Dermalogica through their College Partnership and Ready To Work schemes.

Isabelle Brady

Isabelle Brady

"I have secured a job at Champney's Eastwell Manor as a Spa Therapist. I love studying Beauty at College because it is so interesting learning about how different treatments benefit clients and their different needs for their skin."

Millie Fisher

Millie Fisher

"Since starting my work experience, I have been able to develop my skills in communication with clients. I have learned many new skills throughout my course. I believe this course has helped with my confidence and showed me what a career in industry would entail." 

Career Prospects

Example: Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

 Annual pay
£10,920 - £26,000
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?

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 Canterbury 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

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111