Subject Overview

We offer a wide range of programmes across Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy from level 1 to level 3. You can study with us full or part time and we also run short courses throughout the year in popular and new and exciting treatments. Our realistic salons are fully equipped to offer you a first class learning experience and all of our staff are highly experienced to provide you with a wealth of knowledge and skills that will set you up for a career in the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy industry.

Our students have successfully competed in the regional and national ‘World Skills’ competitions over a number of years and this year one of our students was selected to work with the international world skills team for a competition to be held in Rio De Janeiro. The Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy industry is an ever-growing exciting and vibrant one, so why not join us and embark on a new journey, whether you are a school leaver or adult, we have a programme just for you.

For further information on all kits required for Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy or Nail Technology courses, please ask the tutors at interview.

Beauty Therapy Ladder 2016          Hairdressing Ladder 2016 

  • Jessica Kelly

    Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 3

    Previous School
    Egglescliffe School

    What do you enjoy about your course?
    I enjoy the range of treatments that we are able to carry out.

    What attracted you to Darlington College?
    The large facilities that the beauty department has on offer.

    What are your career aspirations?
    I would like to develop a career in the spa industry.

    What is the next step in your education?
    To gain some experience working in either a salon or a spa.

    How has this course prepared you for the next step?
    The course has enabled me to decide what area of beauty I would like to work in.


  • Jessica Thompson

    Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2

    Previous school
    Middlesbrough College

    What do you enjoy about your course?
    I enjoy learning new skills and I love socialising with the clients.

    What attracted you to Darlington College?
    The range of beauty courses on offer to help me develop my career.

    What are your career aspirations?
    I hope to open my own beauty salon.

    What is the next step in your education?
    I hope to progress onto Beauty Therapy Level 3.

    How has this course prepared you for the next step?
    It has built up my confidence and the course content will help me to progress my career.

    What advice would you give to other students?
    Make sure you work hard for what you want.

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