Our hair, beauty, spa, make-up and therapies
centres are at Royal Leamington Spa College and Rugby
We have innovative, light, bright spaces for training and
learning. All mirror top industry standards and students work in
our commercial salons and the day spa to a high service level that
employers require in entry level staff.
Practical experience such as this is invaluable on your CV
when you start seeking employment, as are excellent industry
standard qualifications. We know that employers are also looking
for employability skills such as punctuality, reliability, good
customer service, being able to prioritise workloads and working as
a team member.
The commercial areas are managed as businesses with regular paying
clients/ guests and run by students and staff together. Our
experienced staff team make learning fun and stimulating, so be
prepared to be stretched and challenged.
All our centres work with leading professional brands such as
Elemis, OPI and Wella and offer a wide range of treatments
and services to the public in day and evening sessions.
wella professionals centre of excellence
We are one of only 30 colleges in the country
to have been named a Wella Professionals Centre of Excellence. This
is only awarded to institutions that have achieved the highest
standards of teaching, have excellent facilities and who
demonstrate excellent links with industry
Hair and beauty students study in our brand new hair and
beauty training salons and fully operational commercial salon.
Set over two floors, the facilities form part of the £12m
refurbishment of Royal Leamington Spa College. The commercial salon
on the ground floor is a showpiece area open to the public and
features a large hair salon with nail bars and a retail area for
Upstairs is home to two large beauty salons and an
express treatments area for nails, make-up, eyebrows,
blow-drys and barbering.
The first floor also accommodates the hairdressing training
salon where students will develop their skills before moving
to the commercial salon.
Also purpose-built on the ground floor of our buzzing Rugby
centre, our up to date salons and equipment are provided for
students on all our study programmes in hairdressing, beauty
therapy and theatrical make-up. The two hair and two beauty salons
are connected by a dispensing area and students are encouraged to
learn to manage stock and work on reception to develop their
communication and technology skills.
The salons are spacious and designed and built to a high
standard by industry specialists. We also have a theatrical make-up
studio to allow space for creative make-up design work.