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Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Welcome to the Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Department

In 2020 we achieved a 100% pass rate across our Vocational programmes.

Our Beauty Therapy Student Successes:

Lucy Jane Kidd

Lucy Jane Kidd

Lucy went on to work on Cruise Ships as a Massage Therapist. Lucy now works as an aesthetics practitioner offering botox, collagen injections, vampire facials and more.

Kate Ackeroyd



Kate Ackeroyd

After completing her NVQ Level 3 in Spa Therapy at Selby College, Kate completed her Certificate in Education qualification at the College and now runs her own successful nail business.




Our Hairdressing Student Successes:

  • Following her studies at Selby College, Lyndsey Boldan now has her own salon in Rawcliffe.
  • Ex-student Natalie Hunter has opened up her very own hair salon in Selby, Hunters Hair Salon.
  • Robert Nix has also gone on to open up Salonix, a hair and beauty salon in Selby.
  • Billy Earl fulfilled his ambition of owning his own salon, following his studies at Selby College; Billy now runs his own salon Clarke and Me.
Trips and Visits:

Students have also taken trips out to visit patients at York District Hospital and Kinnerton Confectionary Sherburn-in-Elmet to provide them with voluntary Indian Head Massages. Most recently, Level 2 Beauty Therapy visited a Nursing home in Selby to provide hand and arm massages to the elderly residents which included nail painting services.

  • Center Parcs spa experience and tour, including an overnight stay
  • The Spa Baths Harrogate
  • Beauty shows in Manchester and Birmingham
  • A trip to Body Worlds and the Excel in London