Hair and beauty

A word from us

Our popular Hair, Beauty and Holistic courses regularly produce bright young students who are well equipped for the glamorous worlds of hair and beauty.

Not only do we boast top quality on-site facilities but on our Hair, Beauty and Holistic courses you will be preparing for real work experience, working on real customers in commercial salons.

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Our Sanctuary and Serenity salons are open to the public and paying customers.

Hair and beauty salons

Here at Kirklees College we have three specialist hair and beauty salons for our students to work in as part of their course. Our salons are also open to the public, so if you are looking for a new hairstyle, makeover or even a massage our salons have exactly what you need for great affordable prices!

For more information about our salons and the treatments we offer, please go to our services and treatments page.

The Sanctuary Salon is located at our main Huddersfield Centre and boasts three hair salons equipped with industry standard equipment for our students to service real clients.

There are also four beauty salons at our Sanctuary Salon, including massage tables, spray tan booths, sauna, steam room, nail bars and much more.

Each of our salons have an individual theme, including Zen, Oasis, Tranquility and Eden.

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Located at our main Dewsbury Centre, the Serenity Salon gives our students the perfect opportunity to hone their skills in hair, beauty and holistics treatments.

The salon boasts multiple beauty therapy rooms, including massage tables, nail bars and much more!

Our Serenity Salon also offers hair treatments, giving students the chance to work with clients in a professional environment.

Based at the Byram Arcade in Huddersfield Town Centre, our Xpert Hair Training Group salon offers students the chance to develop their hairdressing skills in a working environment in a busy town centre.

Students work regularly with clients to give them the most realistic work experience whilst studying at college. The XTG is open Monday through to Saturday most weeks.

A word from our students

The course was really well structured and with help from my amazingly talented tutor Tracy, my confidence and ability grew every week. I went from not knowing much about hair to being the level one hairdressing student of the year! I am now completing my level two in hairdressing and looking forward to the future in my chosen career.

Zoey Knight
NVQ in Hairdressing Level 2

Student showcase

Check out some examples of the amazing work our hair and beauty students have done below!


Our hair and beauty students often go on class trips and visits whilst studying on a course at the college. Our students have previously gone to big events in the hair and beauty calendar, including the Pro Hair Live show last year.


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