If you are ‘on the high street’, Shrewsbury Colleges Group can provide you with expert training for your staff in all roles within retail including hair, beauty and therapies. Whether you are a corporate chain or independent, we offer tailored training and apprenticeship packages that can boost skills in all areas, including sales, customer service, administration, team leadership and management - allowing you to build a well-trained, confident and dynamic workforce.

With fully equipped training salons offering the latest technology and leading product ranges, our experienced trainers and assessors have a wealth of experience in working with a variety of organisations. So you benefit from our expertise, delivered through bespoke training to suit your individual business requirements.

You can be confident in our staff who are kept up to date with all the latest developments and trends to deliver standards of treatments expected within the industry and in line with the HABIA standards.

Apprenticeships on offer:

  • Beauty Therapy Apprenticeships (Levels 2 & 3)
  • Hair Professional* (Level 2)
  • Hairdressing (Level 3)

* Please note, this is an apprenticeship standard.

We also offer a wide range of part-time training courses.

Services and treatments

  • The Hair & Beauty Training Academy at London Road Campus allows student trainees to offer salon services and treatments at a reduced price.
  • Our Commercial hair and beauty salon Evolve offers a wide range of luxury treatments and services by our highly trained and qualified therapists and senior stylists with appointments available Tuesday to Saturday.

Laura Rogers, Hairdressing Assessor

Laura left school in 1996 and began an Apprenticeship at a Shrewsbury salon, qualifying at Level 2 in 1998. She spent the next 12 years working as a stylist in salons, gaining experience, before achieving a Level 3 Apprenticeship. She started working at Shrewsbury College in 2010 as a receptionist for the hair and beauty department and progressed to lecturing, gaining a DTLLS teaching qualification and a Customer Service NVQ Level 2. Laura enjoys being an assessor, watching apprentices learn the skills and techniques needed to become experienced hairdressers and still keeps her links with industry through part-time work in a commercial salon.

Work experience placements

We are always looking for work experience placements for our enthusiastic students - can you help?

Please ring 01743 342347