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Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Karen Goodman, Head of Hair and Beauty

Are you interested in hair styling, skincare, make-up application or beauty treatments? Do you have good social and communication skills? If you are hardworking, confident and have a caring nature you are an ideal candidate to apply for a hair and beauty course at York College.

Dress code

Students working towards qualifications in Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Media Make up are required to follow the dress code outlined below;

Media Hair and Makeup – College uniform, long hair must be tied up off the face and neck, nails must be short and product free. No jewellery, piercings or retainers.

Beauty Therapy - College uniform, long hair must be tied up off the face and neck, nails must be short and product free. No jewellery, piercings or retainers.

Hairdressing & Barbering – College uniform, minimal jewellery.

Massage and Holistic courses - College uniform, long hair must be tied up off the face and neck, nails must be short and product free. No jewellery, piercings or retainers.

ALL STUDENTS WILL NEED SMART, BLACK FULL LENGTH TROUSERS AND BLACK FLAT SHOES (NOT TRAINERS, BOOTS OR SANDALS) FOR THE FIRST DAY OF THEIR COURSE.

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