Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Fun, fast paced and fabulous, the hair and beauty industry has never been so varied or full of opportunities.

Whether you’re just starting out and want to turn your bedroom obsession into a booming business or you’re a professional looking to update your skills and extend your treatment list, our courses will give you the qualifications and experience you need.

All courses are taught from our professional hair and beauty salon Botanica; a commercial salon with paying clients, industry standard equipment and a fully qualified teaching team.

We work with the very best in the industry to ensure your experience is up to date and relevant.

You can trust us to deliver an excellent quality of education that develops your skills and confidence, whether your interest is in hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy or make-up.

Already a professional? Our Botanica Training Academy will help you to quickly update your skills with the latest trends at prices that won’t break the bank.

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Why Gateshead College?

Employment Edge.

It's a mix of the highest standards of education and the real world skills employers look for.


of Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy students have gone into work, an apprenticeship, further or higher