Pathways are made up of courses focussed 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 practice 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

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities


Hairdressers and barbers

Annual pay

The workforce is projected to expand by 1% over the period to 2024, adding 1,703 jobs. In the same period, 35% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 71,315 job openings.

Role description

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

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

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

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this 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