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    Develop your own style and learn the latest trends in the fast-paced and creative hair and beauty industry! Working in a commercial environment is essential for success and that’s why you’ll train and work in our on-site professional salon, where you’ll gain salon experience from day one.

    Your study programme will be made up of practical and theoretical components relevant to the hair and beauty industry, preparing you for employment or further study. Courses are structured to provide a solid grounding of specialist skills-based learning alongside practical experience of working in a salon. 

    You will learn your skills from our expert lecturers with a wealth of industry experience, including former salon owners, hair/make-up artists for film and TV, and hairdressers/beauty therapists in spas and prestigious department stores. Many of our lecturers continue to work in industry, ensuring their skills and knowledge are fresh and current.

    Career options

    • Barber
    • Beauty Therapist
    • Hair Colourist
    • Hair Stylist
    • Make-up Artist (including for film and TV)
    • Salon Owner
    • Nail Technician
    • Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist on a cruise liner
    • Counter Manager
    • Commercial Trainer/Lecturer
    Bethany Smout, Beauty

    Beauty learners Caitlin Farrell, Cheryl Kelly and Bethany Smout secured employment opportunities with Hoar Cross Hall and Ragdale Hall!

    "I feel privileged to have secured a high end spa job. I enjoy providing a full range of beauty treatments; it’s what I’ve always wanted to do!"

    Bethany Smout, Beauty
    Contact Details

    Contact Details

    Burton and South Derbyshire College
    Tel: 01283 494400

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    Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

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