Budding beauty therapist, barber, hairdresser or nail technician? Get the perfect foundation for a career in beauty at Mid Cheshire College.

You’ll be working in fully equipped salons with the latest professional equipment, developing your practical abilities and also your customer service and communication skills.

Students can specialise in fields like Hairdressing, Spa Therapy, Beauty Therapy, or even Theatrical Effects, Hair and Make-Up. Whatever you choose, you’ll be working with experienced tutors — all industry professionals — to gain all of the essential skills to launch into your chosen career.

You’ll work with top products from companies like Paul Mitchell, and have a chance to meet industry professionals. You can also get one step ahead of the competition with additional skills training in tanning, gel nails and threading.

Hartford campus is home to our working beauty salon and Winsford our hair salon, where you’ll gain vital industry experience delivering treatments and therapies to real-life customers.

Potential Hair and Beauty careers include:
Film/TV makeup artist, hairdresser, barber, hair stylist, beauty therapist, massage therapist, cruise ship beautician, nail technician, spa therapist.

Courses Available

Course Title
Start Date
Full Fee
VRQ Level 2 in Hairdressing
VRQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy


Give your career in hair and beauty a boost with an apprenticeship from Mid Cheshire College. Our apprenticeship courses are the best of both worlds; you can continue earning while you gain a qualification that’s recognised by UK employers.

Over the 12 month course you’ll combine your on-the-job training with expert support and development from the college. By the end you’ll have proven all your abilities and have a qualification awarded by the Vocational Training Charitable Trust to show for it.

Course length: 12 months
Teaching time at Mid Cheshire College campus required
Must be working in a relevant role

Course length: 12 months
Teaching time at Mid Cheshire College campus required
Must be working in a relevant role and possess a relevant level 2 qualification (or equivalent)

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Money matters.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to apply for financial support to help you during your studies. Find out more.