Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

Beauty therapy for 16-19 year olds

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

  • Beauty Therapy - VTCT Anatomy & Physiology Level 3

    This course will provide you with a working knowledge of holistic skills in therapy.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Jan 2018
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  • Beauty Therapy - VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 1

    This course is for those who wish to pursue a career as a beauty therapist.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Beauty Therapy - VTCT Extended Diploma Level 3

    This course will help you pursue a career in beauty therapy.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2017
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  • Beauty Therapy - VTCT Level 2 Extended Diploma in Beauty Therapy

    This is a technical qualification to help you pursue a career as a beauty therapist.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Hair and Makeup Artistry VTCT Diploma Level 2

    Studying Beauty Therapy at Brighton MET is hands on and exciting. You will leave with the experience, confidence and skills to gain employment or study further.

    • Course type: 16-19 (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Make-up and Hair Artistry - VTCT Extended Diploma in Theatrical & Media Make-up Level 3

    This course is a technical qualification which will start you on a career providing hair and make-up services in media, theatre and fashion.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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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 2017

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College hair and beauty students put on an annual Hair Show Spectacular in aid of MacMillan and have to date raised over £10'000 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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