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Hairdressing and Barbering Courses

Become a Hairdresser, Barber, Hair Stylist or Colourist in Brighton


City College is a great place to take a hairdressing course in Brighton, you’ll learn all the skills you’ll need to succeed as a hairdresser from our industry experienced tutors in our fantastic training salon City Revival.

Our City Revival training salons are open to the public, meaning you’ll have opportunity to work with real clients and develop your skills in a real working environment. So when you move on to a job in the industry you’ll find the step from college to salon really easy to make.

Day to day at City College you’ll be mixing with lots of students who just like you have a passion for hairdressing and progressing their career. So there'll be plenty of models for you to try out the new skills and techniques you’ve learnt whilst on your hairdressing course. As well as ladies hairdressing we also run barbering courses so you can diversify or focus your skills. 

In addition to your course, each year you’ll have the chance to take part in our Spectacular Hair Show, where you can let your imagination run wild and create fantastic competition standard hairstyles.

Each year City College Brighton and Hove Hairdressing students and their models showcase spectacular hairstyles with a new theme each year. Some of our recent favourites have been  'Hollywood Meets Bollywood' and Elements Vs Seasons.

The theme provide students with the opportunity to show off their technical skill with glamorous stylings and the event, a charity fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support has raised well over £9,000 for the charity over the years. The event’s VIP judges have also included Gogglebox’s Stephen Webb and Amy Childs as well as top industry professionals from Trevor Sorbie.