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Fast-Track Hairdressing Courses In Preston 

BEST HAIRDRESSING NVQ COURSES near meLearn how to become a hairdresser with our fast-track NVQ 2 & NVQ 3 Hairdressing Courses lasting 6 months. Payment terms available to suit your budget and enrolment is now open.

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is aimed at 16-18 learners who are in full-time Level 2 education programme and wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior hairdresser/stylist.

This qualification also forms part of the intermediate hairdressing apprenticeship framework which is delivered in the workplace. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for hairdressing and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior hairdresser/stylist. Learners much achieve all mandatory units which include:

Advise & consult with clients   *   Set & dress hair   *   Style & finish hair   *    Cut hair using basic techniques   *   Colour & lighten hair   *   Shampoo, condition & treat hair and scalp 


Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to advise and consult clients and then provide a complete hairdressing service which includes, shampooing and conditioning, colouring, cutting and setting and dressing, styling and finishing hair. In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers. Problem solving and research skills will also be developed.

In addition to completing mandatory units, learners are required to achieve nine credits from optional units which include (this list is not exhaustive): remove hair extensions, relax hair, perm and neutralise hair, plait and twist hair, and temporarily attach hair to enhance a style.

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is a technical level qualification that provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed hairdresser able to work on hair combining a variety of different technical skills. This qualification is ideal for those who hold a hairdressing or barbering qualification and work in a salon.

This qualification covers specific skills necessary to become a senior stylist. This qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of hairdressing and develops more detailed and enhanced technical skills necessary for employment. Your skills and techniques will be assessed in a real working environment. 

There are four mandatory units in this qualification for you to study including creatively style and dress hair   *   creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques   *   creatively colour and lighten hair   *   provide client consultation services.

You will then be able to select a minimum of two optional units from a range of 10 units which includes: provide hair extension services; create a variety of permed effects; hair colour correction services. 

Learn How To Do Waxing - Hair Removal Courses In Preston

HAIR REMOVAL COURSES IN PRESTONTrain to become a professional Harley Waxing specialist (and get insured with confidence).  We offer 4 different courses, depending on your level of experience. 

At our Be Beautiful training centre in Preston, we deliver NVQ Level 2 and 3 training in nails and beauty using accredited courses which means you will be able to get insurance with recommended beauty insurers like the Guild of Beauty.  Holding official certification prepares students for a career in beauty, whether that be working in a salon, working as a mobile beauty professional, working abroad, on cruise ships or elsewhere. 

After successfully completing the course, you will become a Harley Wax stockist.  You will also receive the Guild of Professional Beauty Qualification (recognised by BABTAC), and the North West Beauty Qualification certificate.

We provide a great aftercare service and will continue to support you during your career. We offer small classes and deliver an excellent level of training.   It is, however, important that you can speak English to get the best from these courses.

You can see more of the courses we offer here.


Cost – £450 including VAT

Discover all the skills to be able to wax the underarms, face, arms and legs, bikini line and ladies' bottom. This will give you the confidence and skill to perform a waxing treatment on clients.  This is a 3-day course which covers hot and strip waxing. No previous experience is needed to be able to complete this course.


Cost – £150 including VAT

Therapists must already be trained in waxing to be able to do this advanced waxing course. You will be taught how to do a Brazilian and Hollywood waxing service using the Harley Wax System.  By the end of the course, you will be confident enough to do a Hollywood and Brazilian wax on clients.
This is a 1-day course.


Cost – £220 including VAT

Therapists must already be trained in waxing to be able to complete this more advanced 1-day course. You will learn how to do intimate waxing on men.  By the end of the day, you will have the confidence to complete the perfect male Brazilian which involves removing hair from around the genitals and anus.


Cost – £780 including VAT

We would be delighted to visit your salon or location of choice over a 2-day period to train up to 8 therapists.  During the course, you will learn how to do advanced Hollywood and Brazilian waxing using the Harley Waxing System.  If you prefer, we can cover all of this in one day with an early start and a late finish.

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