You will train in one of our on-site salons, where clients will come and pay for treatments with you, you will work in partnership with our staff to develop the highest levels of expertise. Plus, our Hairdressing courses are powered by Toni&Guy - see course details for more information.Department information
Beauty Therapy Treatments: ITEC Level 2
The part-time Beauty Specialist Diploma is a hands-on course for those who want to become a Beauty Specialist. This one-year course will give you the skills to gain employment with salons, health farms or cosmetic companies.
Hairdressing: Level 2
This course leads to a professional qualification in hairdressing, covering all the skills needed to become a stylist in a salon. The course includes theory as well as practical skills such as styling, cutting and colouring.
Make-up: C&G Level 2 Certificate
This course will take you through the essential technical and practical skills needed to develop your knowledge of make-up artistry.
Advanced Beauty Therapy: ITEC Level 3 Diploma
This Full-time Beauty Therapy course is for those who want to become qualified Beauty Therapists. The main part of your programme consists of underpinning knowledge and understanding alongside the development of practical skills within a salon environment treating paying clients.
Hairdressing: Level 3
This Level 3 course is a progression on from Level 2 Hairdressing whereby learners study the underlying principles and advanced hairdressing practical skills required in hairdressing industry.
Refresh your Skills in Beauty: Level 2
This refresher course is ideal for those who have previously qualified but may have taken a break from the industry and have therefore lost their confidence and/or are a bit rusty. This short course will provide you with the practical techniques in manicures, eye treatments and waxing techniques. Students must bring their own manicure equipment and be willing to work on others in the class to practise. It will take place at our Epsom site in our modern, professional beauty teaching salon.
Refresher Course in Hairdressing: Colouring Skills
Brush up your colouring techniques! This refresher course is ideal for a qualified hairdresser (minimum Level 2) who is a bit rusty in their colouring theory and practical colouring skills. This short course will provide you with the basic colouring theory and practical techniques. Students must bring their own equipment and a hairdressing head to classes. The course is delivered at our Epsom site in our modern, professional hairdressing salons.
You will train in one of our on-site salons, where clients will come and pay for treatments with you, you will work in partnership with our staff to develop the highest levels of expertise.
All beauty therapy lecturers are experienced therapists and teachers with extensive training within the industry. Our students develop the highest standards enabling them to stand out from other applicants when applying for jobs.
All hairdressing lecturers are experienced hairdressers and teachers and are trained by Toni & Guy in the London Academy. Our lessons are delivered to the same high standards, preparing you for a successful career in the industry.
The department has three professional beauty therapy salons where you will use our professional facial, body and electrical equipment to treat members of the public.We also have two purpose-built hairdressing salons where students learn cutting, styling and colouring before progressing to work experience with paying clients.
Past students are part of an exciting, fast growing industry and range from sole operators running their own businesses, to therapists with some of the most prestigious international companies like ADEVA Spa, Steiner and Clarins. So whether it’s higher education or the glamour of the international beauty industry, the Beauty Department at Nescot can take you where you want to go.
Adult Short Courses
Short courses are a great way of learning new skills and can help you take your interest to the next level.
Want to become a qualified counsellor in 2 years? Want to open your private practice once qualified? Nescot can give you the opportunity to open private practice once qualified at the end of a successful 2 years of training.
Health & Social Care
Nescot offers education and training opportunities to students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds. Our mission is to inspire and enable all our learners to achieve their goals and provide the skills needed in the economy. We specialise in vocational and work based training, offering accredited qualifications that are both recognised and sought after by employers. Our part-time study options range from skills boosting to get you back into work, professional and trade qualifications and vocationally relevant degree programmes and post graduate work.