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Diploma in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy(Cosmetology)

Diploma in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Course in Kenya(Cosmetology)

The Diploma in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy is a comprehensive program designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in the dynamic field of hairdressing and beauty.

This course combines theory and practical training to equip students with the expertise required to perform a wide range of hair and beauty treatments. From hairstyling and cutting techniques to skincare and makeup application, this diploma program covers all aspects of the beauty industry.




1 year

Diploma in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Course Outline

  • Introduction to Hair & Beauty
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Shampoo & Conditioning
  • Setting & Styling/ Roller Setting
  • Coloring & Styling
  • Relaxing & Corn-Rows
  • Threading & Tweezing
  • Straw-sets & Pam-rods
  • Perming
  • Barbering
  • Dreadlocks
  • Product Knowledge
  • Weaving
  • Braiding & Twisting
  • Ghanian & Drop lines
  • Crocheting
  • Front Office

Course Objectives

  1. a solid understanding of the theory and principles of hairdressing.
  2. Acquire practical skills in various haircutting techniques, including precision cutting, layering, and texturizing.
  3. Learn advanced styling techniques and create a variety of hairstyles for different occasions.
  4. Gain expertise in hair coloring, including highlights, lowlights, and corrective color techniques.
  5. Understand the principles and techniques of perming and chemical treatments.
  6. Develop essential communication and client consultation skills to meet customer expectations.
  7. Acquire knowledge of salon management, customer service, and professional ethics.
  8. Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in the field of hairdressing.

Career Prospects

Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy, graduates can pursue various career paths in the hairdressing industry, including:

  • Hairdresser/Stylist in salons, spas, or beauty centers
  • Salon manager or supervisor
  • Hair colorist or specialist
  • Bridal hairstylist
  • Hairstyling educator or trainer
  • Freelance hairstylist for events and fashion shows

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