At The Hair & Beauty Academy we believe in providing outstanding training and education in hairdressing and beauty therapy within Northumberland. The Academy has three campuses, one in Ashington, Berwick and our newest campus in Hexham.
At Northumberland College, the quality of our facilities and our
emphasis on giving you as much practical experience as possible, in
a real work environment, will help you to start or progress your
career in this sector.
96% of our students successfully passed their
course in the last academic year
Our state-of-the-art hair and beauty department opened is
accredited by haircare giant Wella. The professionally equipped
facilities include salons, cutting stations, treatment rooms and
industry-standard equipment. Working with highly-trained tutors
with years of first-hand experience including two members of the
team holding a Wella Colour master degree, you'll learn the skills,
techniques and treatments used by top stylists and therapists,
using the same standards of products and equipment found in the
Thanks to our association with companies such as Wella, one of
the largest hairdressing companies in the UK,and beauty specialists
Dermalogia and CND you'll acquire all the latest technical skills
from cutting to colouring or manicures to massage, along with the
chance to explore your creativity through various internal and
external competitions in which we have National winners yearly.
Our "Graduate" salons are also open to the public. So you won't
only be practicing your skills on models - you'll have the
opportunity to refine your techniques on actual paying customers,
building your confidence and gaining valuable experience in a
commercial environment. What's more, our strong links with local
salons will help you gain valuable work experience.
The Academy provides courses from entry level to level 4, we
offer a range of full-time and part-time courses, including
apprenticeships. So whether you are looking to start your career or
are already working in the industry and want to update your skills,
we have a hair and beauty course for you.
Five medals for Hair and Beauty students from the Association
of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) National Finals
Hair, Nail Art and Media Make-up students from Northumberland
College have competed at this year's Association of Hairdressers
and Therapists (AHT) national final securing two firsts, one
second, third and fourth place award. Read more >
Thank you for showing interest in our College, there are
regular careers events and we look forward to welcoming you, should
you choose to undertake one of our courses