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The Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector for 16-18s is a great way to start your career. The course enables you to develop skills and confidence to progress in college and into work. You will develop a wide range of skills in hairdressing or beauty as well as gaining qualifications i Read more
Would you like to learn how to apply Make-up and style hair for fashion, beauty, editorial looks? Level 1 Hair and Make-up is a one year course designed for those with little to no experience, who want to gain the knowledge and skills required for a career in the Make-up industry. This ena Read more
Would you like to learn how to apply Make-up and style hair for fashion, beauty, editorial looks? Level 2 Hair and Make-up is a one year course designed for those with little to no experience, who want to gain the knowledge and skills required for a career in the Make-up industry. This en Read more
This is a level 2 qualification that prepares you for employment. Assessments take place on each other, friends, family or mannequin heads. You will have the opportunity of working and being assessed in the commercial salon which reflects a realistic working environment. You will complete Read more
The course is designed for people working in a barber’s at least two days a week who want to have a recognised qualification which may lead to further job opportunities in the barbering industry. Applicants must have a mature attitude and be able to self study. You will complete units in: Read more
This course is designed for any qualified [if you already hold a NVQ or VRQ in hairdressing] and/or experienced stylist to develop their skills further. It allows for different routes depending on what you wish to specialise in. You will complete units in: • Monitor and maintain health and Read more
We are now offering an exciting opportunity to do a VRQ Level 3 qualification in Barbering. You will cover a number of units, covering a number of styles and techniques such as: monitor and maintain health and safety, consultation, cut men's hair to create a variety of looks, cut facial ha Read more
At the City of Liverpool College, our programme enables you to develop the skills needed for a career in specialist hair and make-up, with possible careers in the theatre or film industry. Specialist units including; make-up and full body make-up for performers, special effects make-up, ma Read more
This is a vocationally related qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a salon manager. This qualification will allow you to develop both management and technical skills required for the role of hair and beauty salon manager. There are five mandatory u Read more
This course is sheer fun. No theory except the obligatory Health & Safety built into each look. This course has been re-vamped and upgraded to include more commercial styling and special occasion looks. Due to changing fashion trends each course is slightly different. There is no exam but Read more
Level 2 Beauty Therapy is a one year course designed for those with little to no experience, who would like to gain the knowledge and skills required for a career in the Beauty Therapy industry. This course enables learners to progress to level 3 Beauty Therapy. Under the guidance of creat Read more
This hands-on course covers the requirements for the application of specialised make-up media purposes. It covers advanced make-up techniques for media work, special effects and other make-up purposes throughout the industry. You will learn how to create casualty effects and character loo Read more
Our Photographic Make-up course equips you with the basic skills to seek employment in the high fashion/photographic industry as a make-up artist. You should have a basic knowledge of the application of make-up and have a passion for the industry. You will leave the college with the VTCT C Read more
Level 3 Beauty Therapy is a one year course designed for those progressing from level 2 Beauty Therapy. This course enables learners to gain essential knowledge and skills required to progress to industry employment, coving a wide range of specialist areas. Units included: • 301 Working wi Read more
The Level 4 Award in Skin Blemish Removal (QCF) is a vocationally related qualification focused and includes all the required elements to carrying out advanced electrical epilation techniques to treat skin tags, milia, telangiectasia, spider naevi and blood spots.You will develop the advan Read more
The level 2 certificate in Nail Technology (QCF) is a course that has been designed to develop your practical skills in; how to provide and maintain nail enhancements and manicure treatments. To further enhance your practical skills you will also have the opportunity to provide nail art. Read more
The level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage is a course that has been designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide Swedish Massage techniques on clients. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of Health and Safety practices within a salon environme Read more
The level 3 Certificate has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; How to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of Indian Head massage. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of Health and Safety practices within a salon en Read more
Holistic therapies are those concerned with treating the whole person rather than one specific aspect. This course is designed for students wishing to gain a formal qualification in Complementary Therapies allowing you to practise as a therapist. The content of the course comprises the fol Read more
Our courses cover a wide range of techniques including: Client Care and Communication, Body Art Design, Apply make- up, Photographic make up and the art of dressing and coloring hair. Our courses provide skills in creating an image based on a theme.
Students graduate from our Hair and Beauty Courses with practical experience of working in a highly competitive, fast paced, commercial salon where customers expect and receive the highest standard of service and customer care.
You will gain knowledge and understanding in a variety of creative make- up and hair techniques that will allow you to progress onto further education or employment.
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I truly believe that my education at the college gave me the confidence and drive to always strive for nothing but the best, in 2013 I was awarded the Liverpool Lifestyle Awards best make up artist and a VTCT Excellence Award in Fashion & Photographic Make-Up.
SONYA CAPALDI & Nicola Howards - L3 hairdressing / Level 3 Theatrical, Special Effect Hair & Media Make-Up
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