Bolton College
Complementary & Beauty Therapy

Careers in the Beauty and Holistics industry are diverse, rewarding and exciting because you can get a job all over the world.
Our Beauty and Holistics training courses create opportunities to work in:

  • Salons and spas
  • Nail studios
  • Clinics and health farms
  • Holiday resorts, hotels, and cruise ships
  • Freelance
  • TV and film and theatres

You can apply for numerous courses because your career route can be individualised to your own requirements. We offer courses in:

  • Beauty Therapy
  • Nail Services
  • Complementary Therapies (Holistics)
  • Hair and Media Make up
  • Massage & Sports Therapy

The Beauty and Holistic department offers a wide range of courses, from introductory level to Level 5. There is also the opportunity to study part time, full time or as an Apprentice, (while working in a salon) click here to find out more. We offer courses at two sites: Deane Road and Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre with day time, weekend and evening provision.
The mainstream courses test the learner’s underpinning knowledge. This is done by practical assessments, where treatments are performed on clients, as well as by assignments, online tests and oral questions. Each course varies in subject content, but will generally cover treatments in nail, hand and feet, waxing, make-up, eye treatments, massage and many more – see specific course information sheets for more detail.