Hairdressing & Barbering


Hairdressing is a creative and rewarding career, and our training salon is a lively, exciting and stimulating place to learn. You will do cuts, colours and treatments on real Clients, experiencing hairdressing as you would in a real salon on any high street. You will help run The Canterbury Spa, which is open 6 days a week to the Public, Students and Staff. Working in the Spa will give you valuable experience of working with Customers. We have great links with some of the world’s top hair care companies. Students use the latest industry-standard products from the likes of Goldwell, L'Oreal and more. We have links with local salons, allowing you to gain valuable industry knowledge and improve your career prospects. Guest Speakers are often invited in to give demonstrations and talk about how you can get ahead in this exciting industry. Our staff have all worked across the hair industry, from session styling to Platform Artists and Stylists on cruise ships, some still run their own businesses. We have specialist courses for those who have some industry experience, but want to learn new skills in a certain field.

Work Experience Works

Childhood student gets real world experience at local nursery

"I've been able to see and experience what it is like in an actual salon. I've also been able to interact with clients and gain more knowledge from other stylists" Amy McKillop, Level 2 Hairdressing

"It's great for the students to help the team ensure our clients are happy and for them to develop their skills within the salon" Manager, Doo-Das Hair Group

Who we work with

The Canterbury Spa