Beauty therapy | Courses for for 16-19 year olds | Brighton MET

Study beauty therapy at Brighton MET

Studying Beauty Therapy at Brighton MET is fun, exciting and will leave you with the skills, confidence and most importantly, the experience, to progress into employment or further study.

The emphasis on our courses is to prepare you with practical experience and skills, taught by highly experienced lecturers, so by the time you leave us you will be ready to work in a variety of settings and salons; applying treatments such as manicures, waxes, make-up, aromatherapy and Indian Head Massage. If you progress onto one of our advanced courses, you will develop your treatment knowledge as well as management skills, financial planning and business effectiveness.

Brighton MET is home to some fantastic teaching facilities which will give you the experience and confidence of working in an industry standard setting. We have our very own salon which is open to the public and provides a wide range of treatments. As part of your course you will gain experience working at the salon with real-life paying clients and be able to provide an excellent reference on your CV.

Why choose Brighton MET?

Studying beauty therapy at Brighton MET is not only fun but will help you develop the professional skills and attributes needed for a successful career in the beauty industry.

Hair and Beauty Show 2018

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College hair and beauty students put on an annual Hair Show Spectacular and have to date raised over £10'000 for charity with their efforts. This film features work from level 1, 2 and 3 students on full-time, part-time and apprenticeship hair and beauty courses.

Available courses

  • Brighton
    Get Started in Service Industries - Beauty and Makeup | Level 1
    Get Started in Service Industries - Beauty and Makeup | Level 1

    This course is for those who wish to pursue a career as an employed and or self- employed beauty therapist or makeup artist.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: Entry 3/Laser Level 1 Certificate
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  • Brighton
    Beauty Therapy | Level 2
    Beauty Therapy | Level 2

    This course is for those who wish to pursue a career as an employed and or self-employed beauty therapist.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Hair & Media Makeup  | Level 2
    Hair & Media Makeup | Level 2

    This is a technical qualification to help you pursue a career as a hair and make-up artist.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: VTCT Diploma Hair and Makeup Artistry Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Beauty Therapy | Level 3
    Beauty Therapy | Level 3

    Study in our professional salon and learn all the required elements for a career as an employed or self-employed beauty therapist.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: VTCT Extended Diploma Beauty Therapy Level 3
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  • Brighton
    Beauty Therapy | VTCT Diploma in Complementary Therapies | Level 3
    Beauty Therapy | VTCT Diploma in Complementary Therapies | Level 3

    This course will teach you a range of therapies and how to administer them professionally.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Qualification: VTCT Diploma in Complementary Therapies Level 3
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  • Brighton
    Theatrical Special Effects, Hair and Media Makeup | Level 3
    Theatrical Special Effects, Hair and Media Makeup | Level 3

    This course is aimed at those who wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed make-up artist, providing hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: VTCT Extended Diploma in Theatrical and Media Make-up Level 3
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