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Hairdressing & Make-up...

Full-Time Study Programmes & Apprenticeships


View our Hairdressing, Barbering & Make-up study programmes and Apprenticeships below...

Get into career mode with Hairdressing, Barbering or Make-up

Can you see yourself as a future Stylist or Make-up Artist?


Do you love expressing yourself through make-up? How about experimenting with the latest hair styles? Or does the idea of helping shape the way performers look on stage, film and TV sound appealing to you?


Our Hairdressing, Barbering & Make-up study programmes and Apprenticeships are a great way to get started in the industry. You'll find yourself learning about cutting, colouring and styling men's or women's hair; the art of applying make-up; and how to give client consultations when you train in our state-of-the-art salon, open to the general public.


You could pursue an exciting career as an:

 Colour Technician
 Creative Stylist
 Hair Stylist
 Session Stylist
 Salon Manager
 TV, Film & Theatre Make-up Artist


On completion of one of our Hairdressing, Barbering or Make-up programmes, you could progress to an FX Make-up programme at the University of Bolton.


free kits up to the value of £370

Why choose Bolton College?

There are countless reasons to choose a Study Programme at Bolton College, including…


Technical Qualifications

Technical education is our sole focus and we are experts in delivery. If you need to develop your foundation skills to support progression, we will prepare you; or if you are prepared already, we will ensure that you achieve your full potential on our T Level and BTEC advanced programmes, highly regarded by universities and employers.


Vocational Careers

Industry Placements and work experience will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to confidently begin your future career, or progress to university.


English, Maths & Digital

Employers and universities require a GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths, but if you didn’t achieve this, don’t worry, we’re here to help! We’ll teach you important digital skills too, putting you ahead of the game.


Learner Support

Enjoy FREE travel and breakfast, financial support and a discounted gym membership. Throughout your time with us, you’ll also receive one-to-one support from your dedicated Learning Development Mentor and a Careers Coach, helping you to achieve your ambitions.