Hairdressing - Unity College of Professional Studies | Educartis

7 months
On Campus


Course Overview

This seven month diploma has been designed to develop learners' knowledge, attitude, and skills required for a career as a professional hairdresser in the exciting, stimulating, and growing beauty industry. Taken on-campus at the Unity College of Professional Studies, this course combines theoretical learning and practical workshops to teach students everything they need to know how to succeed in this profession, including advanced cutting, colouring techniques, long hair work, extensions, and more. 

Are you a creative person with a flair for working with your hands? Do you have an eye for style and a passion for fashion? Are you a social and friendly person who enjoys meeting and working with other people? If so, then hairdressing may be the perfect career choice for you. Not only is it a highly varied field, but you'll also have the opportunity to work outside of the traditional 9-5 timeframe and in many different parts of the world. If this sounds like the right job path for you, then this diploma will provide you with the professional training you need to take this exciting career step with confidence. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Operate independently within a fast-paced environment and provide effective and quality salon services. 
  • Apply a knowledge of scientific principles underlying the profession so as to develop safe and hygienic salon work practices. 
  • Provide effective customer service within a range of environments. 
  • Use various cutting, styling, and barbering techniques, tools, and equipment to create quality women's and men's hairstyles. 
  • Understand, describe, and implement the principles of hygiene and infection control. 
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Hairdressing 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This diploma will enhance learners' skills required for a number of jobs, including: 

  • Hair Stylist 
  • Salon Manager
  • Barber 
  • Salon Receptionist 



On Campus, 7 months, Flexible



Private University



Private University

When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

There are no formal admission criteria for this course but an interest in fashion is advantageous. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 
  • Fill out an online application form 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bank Deposit 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Unity College of Professional Studies. The topics covered include: 

  • Basic & Advanced Hairdressing
  • Afro/Caribbean Techniques
  • Salon Management
  • Selling Principles 

Where and When


Unity College of Professional Studies

Shepherd's Building, ground floor opp Buruburu Police Station, Nairobi, Kenya


Unity College of Professional Studies

Shepherd's Building, ground floor opp Buruburu Police Station, Nairobi, Kenya

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