The beauty industry is exciting and diverse, bringing together creative professionals to deliver extraordinary experiences and services to clients.

If you love to creatively express yourself through makeup or have a strong interest in the latest beauty trends, studying beauty therapy or makeup could be the perfect route for you.

Knowsley Community College offers an extensive range of courses from beauty therapy to makeup techniques, enabling you to specialise in your chosen profession in our fully equipped, commercial salon and makeup studio.

You will benefit

From contouring and false eyelashes to skincare treatments, you will practice your skills and knowledge in our very own commercial salon, using the latest brands such as Environ and MAC, to meet the demands of the industry.

You will succeed
Our industry expert tutors have held successful careers with global companies such as Dermalogica and Medex, and are very passionate about sharing their knowledge and employer links with you to ensure that you have the necessary skill set to succeed in your career.

With this, you will have the opportunity to work with local employers and industry specialists, gaining insight and experience of working in this diverse and exciting industry.

You will stand out
To ensure that you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs or additional qualifications, we will encourage you to participate in exclusive events and industry competitions, to showcase your skills such as WorldSkills UK.

However, our courses are not just about helping you to gain your qualification, you will also build a great deal of work experience, new working contacts, develop friendships, relevant knowledge and life-long skills.

Real Careers Start with Real Experiences

Artwork showing the salary of a job in Beauty Therapy and Makeup, including Skincare Specialist £13k - £25k+, Makeup Artist (TV, Film, Theatre) - £13k - £30k+, Salon Manager - £20k - £30k+, Aromatherapist - £20k - £30k, Beauty Therapist - £15k - £20k+, Massage Therapist - £15k - £30k+


Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Makeup

Level 3