Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing


Whether you are interested in a career as a hairdresser, barber, beauty therapist, makeup artist or sport massage practitioner, a course at Wirral Met College will provide you with the skills and experience to succeed in this exciting career.


Explore courses and progress further with a full or part-time study programme in Wirral Met’s commercial hair and beauty salons at the Conway Park campus in Birkenhead.


Need help choosing the right course?

Please complete the below form and one of our friendly Student Advisers will be in touch to discuss your options.



Many students progress onto jobs once they have completed their full-time study programmes, and other Level 3 students progress onto Higher Education to study towards a degree, which is validated by the University of Liverpool.


Read More About Life at WMC



These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

Beauty Therapists earn between £12,000 and £17,000 per year (plus tips and any commission they gain for selling products in salons), and Salon Managers can earn over £20,000 per year.

Source: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

Up to £26,000

View Occupation Details

Hairdressers and barbers

Up to £25,000

View Occupation Details

Beauticians and related occupations

Up to £45,000

View Occupation Details

Never miss an opportunity!

Sign up for alerts on our latest events, offers and course availability


Latest News

invest in people standard Matrix logo QQA logo Ofsted logo Disability Confident Employer logo European Union, European Social Fund logo Education and Skills Funding Agency logoLiverpool City Region and Metro Mayor Liverpool City Region logo