Hair, Barbering and Beauty

Help people to look and feel amazing! A career in this fast-paced industry allows you to use your skills, creativity and vision to make a difference and get instant gratitude for your talent.

Our full list of courses are below:

Hairdressing at Sunderland College

Is it for me?

You need to be sociable and a good communicator, be able to relate to people from lots of different backgrounds, reliable and enthusiastic, confident in your own ability and have lots of energy, stamina and enthusiasm.

Career ready

We work with the following employers to help you get career ready and gain real work skills: Dermalogica, Wella, Wahl, Jessica Nails, Sienna Tanning, Steiner Cruise Liners.

Expert & friendly support


pass rate for vocational and technical courses*

*Destination data, academic year 2023 (FT FE 16-18 students)

Highly trained staff

One of our barbering lecturers was awarded the prestigious Master Craftsman in Barbering from the Barber Council. The Master Craftsman Diploma is one of the highest honours awarded nationally.