Hair and Beauty Courses



Are you looking to boost your Hair and Beauty skills?

Whether you're just starting out or wanting to increase your knowledge, our purpose built salon offers a range of hair and beauty courses all designed to help you start or progress your career in the hair and beauty industry. Our free short courses offer you the chance to gain valuable skills to impress potential employers or refresh your existing knowledge.

Free Hair and Beauty Short Courses

We offer a range of short courses which run each month which help you add valuable industry skills to your CV. Courses include:

Modern Retro and Vintage Hair Short Course

This course will help you develop confidence creating a range of hairstyles; covering trends past and present!

Barbering Free Course

This free course will introduce you to the basics of barbering; from cutting, using clippers to heath and safety.

Spray Tanning Course

Learn how to deliver exceptional spray tans every time with this free skills course.

Gel Nails Course

Learn the art of Gel Nails with the latest gel polish trend; Gellux 30 second gel polish.

Introduction to Aromatherapy Course

Learn about the history of Aromatherapy treatments and how to deliver the ultimate relaxation to clients.

Each of these courses will give you the opportunity to develop skills which are highly desirable to employers and can help those just starting their career or professionals wanting to increase their knowledge or update their training.


Fast Track to an Apprenticeship 

If you’re 16-18 you can kick start your career in the hairdressing industry on our Fast Track to an Apprenticeship course in Hair & Beauty.

Diploma in Hairdressing

If you’re aged 19 or over and currently unemployed you can get yourself ready for a career in Hairdressing with our Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing.

Course start dates can be viewed here.

For more information about any of our Hair & Beauty courses, including course start dates, contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email