Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

We have a variety of hairdressing and beauty courses available. Training and assessments are undertaken in the UCM Synnova Salons, with highly qualified tutors who have many years’ experience within the industry. 

We also offer full-time sports courses which provide an exciting insight into the world of health and fitness. A number of roles in the sports industry may also be open to you including assisting in coaching at a Community Sports Club or working as a Sports Development Assistant, Activity Leader or Gym Instructor. Sign up for these courses to kickstart your career!

For further details and to apply, explore below, or see here if you are interested in apprenticeships.

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  • Indian Head Massage (VTCT NVQ Award Level 3) (Starts 21/22)
    ENTRY:
    • There are no formal entry requirements; however, you should be:

      • working within the beauty, hairdressing or holistic therapies industry,

      • have access to the Internet to upload evidence to your e-portfolio.

    You will be required to purchase a uniform and basic kit to enable you to complete the case studies and assessments, and are additional fees for this course.

    DURATION: 8 Weeks
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • Reflexology (VTCT Diploma Level 3)
    ENTRY:
    • Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology (Level 3)

    • Certificate in Massage (Level 3), or equivalent

    You will be required to purchase a uniform and basic kit to enable you to complete the case studies and assessments, and are additional fees for this course.

    DURATION: 24 Weeks
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VCTC Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
    ENTRY:

    This course runs over 1 year, to be eligible to enrol on this course you must have: -

    • an NVQ Level 2 hairdressing qualification

    • at least 2 years industry experience in a salon

    All applicants for the above courses will be pre-assessed to ensure suitability prior to being accepted onto the above course.

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Full Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing
    ENTRY:

    There are no formal academic entry requirements, although you should have: -

    • a keen interest in hairdressing with a degree of artistic skill and flair

    • good communication skills

    • a positive attitude

    • a willingness to learn and be a team player

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Full Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
    ENTRY:

    Three GCSEs, grade 3 (D) or above, including Science and English.

    It is essential to have: -

    • a keen interest in beauty therapy

    • good IT skills

    • good communication skills

    • a positive attitude

    • a willingness to learn

    • an ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Full Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 2 NVQ Award in Cutting Men's Hair
    ENTRY:

    You should have or be working towards the NVQ level 2 in hairdressing qualification and have a knowledge and understanding of cutting techniques for ladies hairdressing. You should have a degree of artistic skill and flair, a willingness to learn and a positive attitude.

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
    ENTRY:

    3 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above (must include English) OR an NVQ Level 1 in Hairdressing Qualification OR a previous Level 2 Hairdressing Qualification. It is essential to have an artistic flair, good communication skills, a positive attitude, a willingness to learn and an ability be a team player.

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Full Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 3 - Provide Facial Electrical Treatments (Starts 21/22)
    ENTRY:

    It is a pre-requisite that you must have a knowledge of professional facial skin care and treatments prior to this course.

    Access to Internet to access course materials and to upload portfolio evidence.

    DURATION: 2 Weeks
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 3 - Provide Stone Therapy Treatments (Starts 21/22)
    ENTRY:

    Level 3 Massage Qualification and Anatomy and Physiology Qualification.

    Access to Internet to access course materials and to upload portfolio evidence.

    DURATION: 2 Weeks
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 3 Certificates in Swedish Massage and Anatomy & Physiology (Starts 21/22)
    ENTRY:
    • There are no entry requirements, however it is necessary to have:

      • good basic English language skills,

      • access to a computer with Internet, to enable you to complete the on-line assessments and to upload evidence to your e-portfolio.

    You will be required to work on each other during class to enable you to develop the necessary practical skills.

    You will be required to purchase a uniform and kit to enable you to practice and complete your assessments, and are additional fees for this course.

    DURATION: 8 Weeks
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
    ENTRY:

    Beauty Therapy (Level 2) qualification or three GCSEs, grade 4 (C) or above, including Maths and English.

    It is essential to have: -

    • a keen interest in massage therapies

    • good IT skills

    • good communication skills

    • a positive attitude

    • a willingness to learn

    • an ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Full Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road