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Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Northbrook College is home to some fantastic teaching facilities including our METRO hair salon and beauty treatment spaces, which will give you the experience and confidence of working in an industry standard setting. Our tutors all have professional experience working in industry and you will have the opportunity to work with real-life clients to practice and develop your skills.

We offer courses in:

  • Hairdressing
  • Barbering
  • Beauty Therapy



Studying hair & beauty at Northbrook College is fun, exciting and will leave you with the skills, confidence and most importantly, the experience, to progress into employment or further study.


We have our very own salon which is open to the public and provides a wide range of treatments. As part of your course you will gain experience working at the salon with real-life paying clients and be able to provide an excellent reference on your CV.


If you’re looking for a college course taught with more personalised teaching, Northbrook College may be the place for you.

Facilities that provide a real-world setting

Across our campuses, we have a whole host of specialist facilities and learning spaces including an on-site theatre, aircraft hangar,
art studios and training kitchens.

Join our Student Union and have your say

With an elected Student President and a team of student executives, the Northbrook College Student Union plays an incredibly important
role in all college decisions. Sign up and be part of something bigger!

Inspiring teaching from expert staff

Our staff are passionate about their
subjects, with a wealth of industry experience making them experts in their field. We strive to give you the absolute best experience at Northbrook College.

“I enjoyed the course and feel I am a closer step to the direction I want to follow.”

Reece Lewis, Barbering, Level 2


At Northbrook College we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across three campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.


We have a number of open events throughout the year for school leavers, adults and university-level students.
Come and take a look round our three campuses.