Salon HQ hairdressing salon used by the Hairdressing students

Hairdressing

Training as a hairdresser will enable you to work in a wide range of salons, as well as in hotels, care homes, health clubs, on cruise ships or work for yourself.

To be a successful hairdresser you need to have good practical and creative skills, be friendly and enjoy working with people, be organised and a good listener.

Possible job roles available after gaining a Hairdressing qualification include:

  • Junior Stylist
  • Senior Stylist
  • Salon Manager
  • Self-Employment

Greenbank College’s Hairdressing Department is based at Salon HQ; a stand-alone building on the edge of the College campus which is open to the public. The purpose built hair salon is well equipped and offers you the opportunity to develop your skills in a ‘real’ hair salon environment

As well as gaining experience working at Salon HQ, you will also have the opportunity to go on a work placement at an external hairdressing salon.

Hairdressing Courses available

City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing