The investment will benefit current and prospective students as
well as the local community as the salons introduce new advanced
treatments and extended opening hours.
As part of the redevelopment, seven private new treatments rooms
have been created in the fifth floor beauty salon, 'The Graduate',
as well as a dedicated space for the latest Intense Pulse Laser
IPL is one of the most effective methods for hair removal, skin
rejuvenation and thread vein removal using the latest
Beauty therapists will be interested to know that Northumberland
College now offer Level 4 courses in Intense Pulse Light for those
who wish to develop the required skills and competence to offer
The salon, which is open until 8pm Monday to Thursday, also
offers a range of treatments including non-surgical facelifts,
microdermabrasion and inch-loss treatments alongside the popular
massage, facials and manicures.
In addition to the new beauty salon, a brand new 14 station
hairdressing salon with two treatment rooms and a nail bar and
restaurant on the ground floor of the Ashington main building will
be created over the summer to complete the commercial experience
available to members of the public.
The new facilities will attract new clients to the salons,
giving students the necessary practical experience for their
courses and developing their confidence and customer service skills
whilst dealing with customers.
More information about the treatments available at The Graduate
Salon call be found by calling 01670 841 211 or visiting www.northumberland.ac.uk/salons
In total the £9.5 million developments at Northumberland College
will see over 5,000m2 of brand new and refurbished buildings with
state-of-the-art learning facilities which will include engineering
and construction workshops and a restaurant open to the public at
the Ashington Campus and a new tractor workshop and teaching and
learning block at the Kirkley Hall Campus with new landscaping at
Northumberland College also has commercial hair and beauty
salons and offers training from sites in Berwick and Hexham.