Is it for me?

You need to be sociable and a good communicator, be able to relate to people from lots of different backgrounds, reliable and enthusiastic, confident in your own ability and have lots of energy, stamina and enthusiasm.

Our facilities

You'll study this subject full-time at Ashington Campus or Berwick Campus and will have access to our hair and beauty salons with Wella Centre of Excellence status.

Career ready

You will be able to showcase your talents at regional and national skills competitions. Our students have been consistently successful at the annual AHT competition, with many of our students scooping top prizes. You will get hands-on experience working in our commercial hair and beauty salons.

Your future starts at Northumberland College! Pre-register for our next open event

Have you seen our excellent facilities?

We have some of the best facilities for hair, barbering and beauty students including:

  • State-of-the-art commercial hair, beauty and barber salons.

  • Industry-standard equipment and professional products.

  • Beauty treatment rooms including spray tanning room.

Study Hair, Barbering & Beauty as an apprenticeship

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