Hair and Beauty at Springvale

What is Hair and Beauty?

Hair and Beauty is a well-established sector with various opportunities for an individual who has a keen interest in starting a career in the industry.

There are three main areas within this sector; Hair, Beauty and Barbering.

Within the industry, there are many different job roles and with range of tasks (for example, colour cutting and styling) or job roles specialising in one specific element for example, a colour technician only colours a client’s hair).

Hairdressers and beauticians can work in several different places including Hair Salons, Spas, Barber Shops, Health Clubs, Hotels, Department Stores and even Cruise Ships!

You must also have a keen awareness of health and safety issues that may arise in a salon.

Common tasks involved in Hair and Beauty

Working in the Hair and Beauty industry requires specific personal skills including;

  • Professionalism
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to treat all client information confidentially
  • The ability to create a calming environment for clients to relax and enjoy their experience


A career in Hairdressing and Barbering means carrying out treatments that a customer has requested. Examples of such treatments include;

  • Cutting
  • Colour treatment
  • Styling and Blow dry
  • Up styles
  • Telephone bookings


A career in Beauty Therapy consists of offering a variety of beauty treatments to suit the customer’s needs, Examples include:

  • Nail Care
  • Skin Care
  • Massage
  • Waxing
  • Telephone bookings

More on this course

There are various courses available in Springvale for all levels of ability. Each course provided offers a variety of units which will help you to choose the right pathway to fit with your future goals. If you join Springvale you will get to choose what qualification you want to complete based on your interests in Hair, Beauty or Barbering, and your existing qualifications from school. Some learners may even have a natural skill set from previous experience and will be able to excel at a great pace in our Hair and Beauty Courses at Springvale!

During the course, you will learn to carry out treatments such as waxing, facial treatments, make up, cutting, colouring of hair and even business units.

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What are the career opportunities?

There are a number of different roles that a Hair and Beauty qualification can lead to:

  • Hair Stylist
  • Barber
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Spa Therapist
  • Makeup Artist
  • Nail Technician
  • Skin Care Adviser
  • Cosmetic adviser

Any questions?
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