Bolton College
Hairdressing & Barbering

Wella Professiona & British Barbers Association Approved Salon

We are at the forefront of hairdressing training in the North West. Our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to inspire and provide you with the opportunity to begin your career in the fast moving, creative and fashion orientated business of the hair industry.

Our talented team of dedicated and highly trained tutors will support your every step on the road to fulfilling your ambition.

You will receive top quality training in our superbly equipped training salons.  We are a ‘Wella Professional Centre of Excellence’ – an accreditation only awarded to institutions that have achieved the highest standards of training and who demonstrate excellent links with industry.

Our Deane Road Hairdressing Academy is in the centre of Bolton and is conveniently placed for people travelling from Greater Manchester and Lancashire.

You may already be qualified but may want to continue your professional development by broadening your existing skills, upgrading your qualifications or simply refreshing your existing hairdressing and barbering skills.  We offer a comprehensive range of Vocational Qualifications and specialist courses in ladies’ and mens’ hairstyling.

You will learn and participate in a wide selection of topics and skills which may include:

  • Cutting hair
  • Colouring and perming
  • Creating hair styles
  • Long hair styling
  • Client care and communication
  • Cutting facial hair
  • Face massage and shaving
  • Scalp massage
  • Creative colouring and colour correction

Other activities and opportunities include: guest stylists and speakers, hair competitions, trade shows, exhibitions.

You could progress onto Level 3 VRQ, NVQ Diplomas, or into employment as a junior stylist/ barber or work for a hairdressing manufacturer along with many other career opportunities offered by the hairdressing industry.