Hairdressing &
Beauty Therapy

Contributing over £7 billion to the UK economy and employing millions, the hairdressing, spa, barbering and beauty industry provides some of the most passionate and fun professions to be in. If this sounds like you, a course at Barnfield College will help you start an exciting career in the industry.

We’ve designed our courses in collaboration with local businesses to make sure you develop the skills and knowledge you need to meet the growing demand from this lucrative industry. And with professionally equipped facilities and highly experienced teachers, you’ll emerge as a highly skilled and confident hair stylist, spa therapist, barber or beauty therapist.

We have industry-standard, commercial salons on campus, where you’ll gain all the professional skills, knowledge and competencies you’ll need for a successful career. You’ll have real clients to work with and plenty of opportunities to visit local spas, other beauty businesses, and hear direct from those working in the industry right now.

Many of our previous students have gone on to work in a diverse range of settings local spas, health resorts and salons to the hotel industru, cruise ships, TV and film. Whilst others have started their own successful businesses. Whatever your ambition, we’ll help you achieve it.

We offer courses from entry level to higher education to help you on the way to a successful career. Our Foundation degree (FdA) courses are validated by the University of Bedfordshire.


We know choosing what and where to study is a big decision. Here are a few big reasons why studying at Barnfield College could be the best choice for your future.


Find the right course, at the right level to help you achieve your best.


Find out about all funding options available to help you with your studies


Get the learning support you need to achieve your full potential


From our on-site nursery to childcare vouchers and more


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Caroline MorrisHairdressing and Beauty Therapy