Bournemouth & Poole College students in a beauty lesson

The Hair and Beauty industry is a creative and strong sector offering many career opportunities.

We offer courses in Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Theatrical and Media Make-up, in our on-site training salons where you will gain experience from our highly experienced and motivated staff.

There are plenty of opportunities in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy with an 8% industry growth expected in the next 5 years. Some of our past students have even gone on to own or manage their own salons.

"Around 1,200 people currently work in the Hair and Beauty industry across the region."

Our courses could lead to a career as a hairdresser, beauty therapist, colourist or salon manager. You might end up working in a spa, a 5-star resort, on a cruise liner, or even for a celebrity. There’s a lot of variety and this type of work could take you all over the world.