Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Beauty therapy for 16-19 year olds at 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.

Available courses

  • Complementary Therapies - Level 3 Diploma

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

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Hair and Make-up Artistry - Level 2 Diploma

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

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Make-up and Hair Artistry (Theatrical/Media) - Level 3 Extended Diploma

    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)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Beauty Therapy - Level 1 Diploma

    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)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Beauty Therapy - Level 2 Diploma

    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)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Beauty Therapy - Level 3 Diploma

    This course covers all the required elements for a career as an employed or self-employed beauty therapist.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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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.

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