Hairdressing, Beauty and Holistic Therapies

If you like to make people feel good and have strong communication skills then a course in hairdressing, beauty and holistic therapy is sure to put a spring in your step!

We have everything a modern beauty student needs to progress and you’ll have the chance to practice in a real salon.

You could become a beauty therapist, hairdresser, barber, make-up artist, nail technician, massage therapist, or holistic therapist. Supervisory and management roles are also possible.

Georgina Exton

Hairdressing

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Quick Facts

  • Chance to build a client database
  • Get paid whilst learning
  • Globally recognised qualifications
  • Excellent facilities
  • Industry experience whilst studying.

NEW Salons - Visit them here.

Our Experts, Your Teachers

Georgina Gwilliam
Georgina Gwilliam
Lecturer in Beauty Therapy

Georgina Gwilliam, a lecturer in beauty therapy, is a former Gloucestershire College student. After leaving the College in 1997, Georgina started her own business offering beauty and nail treatments before returning to the College to teach. 

Jo Wheeler-Smith
Jo Wheeler-Smith
Curriculum Leader for Beauty Therapy

Jo Wheeler-Smith, our curriculum leader for beauty therapy, worked in salon management and travelled the world on cruise ships before joining Gloucestershire College.

Student Stories

Georgina Exton

Level 3

Hairdressing

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Georgina Exton

Level 3

Hairdressing

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Our Students' Work

Here at Gloucestershire College, we are proud of our students’ work. It is not only showcased on the walls across our campuses, but also on our website. Below you will find a selection of projects and work from students across Hairdressing, Beauty and Holistic Therapies.

Facilities

Here at Gloucestershire College, we know that excellent teaching is key to learning, but we also believe brilliant facilities make learning so much easier.

Massage and Therapies Rooms
Massage and Therapies Rooms
Gloucester Campus

Found within our beauty studios across the college, the students have access to massage and therapy rooms, complete with massage suites, steamers and many products you would find in any reputable spa.

Hair Dressing
Hair Dressing
Cheltenham Campus, Gloucester Campus, Forest of Dean Campus

Each of our campuses has hairdressing facilities, where our students learn everything from cutting and styling to the science behind colouring.

GC Spa
GC Spa
Gloucester Campus

Our Gloucester Campus is home to a spa containing a hydra pool, as well as a sauna, so the students can learn more ways to cleanse the body through reflexology and other natural methods of relaxation.

Graduations at No. 9
Graduations at No. 9
Gloucester Campus

Graduations at No. 9 is our Gloucester Campus salon, situated in the city centre, which gives our students the chance to work in a real-life salon.

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.

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