Beauty therapist student, EDC logo, and nail art being put onto nails

Beauty Therapy

Beauty courses at East Durham College have never looked so good! With brand new modern workrooms, equipment and a dedicated professional salon, open to the public, students are certain to benefit from being trained in a modern and highly professional environment.

Choose Your Course

Our beauty courses cover a vast range of techniques and theories, in order to be relevant to the needs of the modern beauty industry and employers. We offer a number of full time and part time courses, as well as work based learning and even a number of one day master classes for people already working in the industry.

East Durham College beauty students Katie Adey and Chloe Hargreaves.jpgFor students not following an apprenticeship route, opportunities are given to attend one day a week work placement - leading in some cases to employment.

Additional Learning Opportunities

Students can also benefit from a wide variety of additional learning opportunities, including diplomas in ear piercing and nail art, as well as an extensive programme of enrichment events, activities and competitions. The College holds an impressive success record at both regional and national competitions. Not only does this help profile new talents, but it also serves to enhance employability opportunities after studying.

The training and skill our students have gained has enabled them to pursue fulfilling careers in the beauty and related industries.

The College has a fantastic hair and beauty salon which is open to the public. 

If you are interested in hairdressing or barbering, you can see check out our hairdressing and barbering courses for further details.

Why not also join us on Facebook too? You can follow the salon by clicking here.

For general full time or part time course enquires, please call Student Services on 0191 518 8222.

To see full details on each of our Beauty Therapy courses, run at the Peterlee Campus in County Durham, please click on any of the courses listed below.

Available full and part time course(s) listed below:

The full time courses listed below are for the academic year 2019/20, starting September 2019. For part-time courses please see the start date within the course page itself.

Employment Stats & Facts In This Sector

Infographic detailing key employment stats in beauty therapy, these details can be found in the career coach section of our website