Hairdressing and Applied Therapies


By choosing Hairdressing and Applied Therapies at NPTC Group of Colleges, students will certainly receive an education from qualified industry-experienced staff.

In particular, students will be taught in well-established facilities.

Moreover, we offer a range of courses including part-time, full time and short courses.

These courses will indeed open paths for students which include hairdressing, barber, stylist, beauty therapist, nail technician, theatrical make-up artist.

In the same way, students can exploit their skills to work in the theatrical and special make-up effects industry.

Furthermore, there are opportunities for Level 3 hairdressers, barbers, and students studying applied therapies to do work experience on a 2-week placement in Girona, Spain.

As well as this, Level 2 hairdressing and beauty therapy students will have placement opportunities in local salons and spas.

Even more, we offer a Higher Education, Level 4 part-time course in sports massage.

Additionally, information about each course can be found by clicking the links below.

Hair and Beauty Salons

More specifically, our combined Hairdressing and Applied Therapies provision have eight beauty salons and hairdressing salons, a sports therapy room, and a multi-function salon.

To book an appointment, contact your nearest salon:

Afan College Tel: 01639 648582
Brecon Beacons College Tel: 01686 614484
Newtown College Tel: 01686 614216

Lee Stafford Academy of Hairdressing, Barbering and Applied Therapies

Equally important, Lee Stafford, an internationally acclaimed hairdresser opened the first-ever Hairdressing Education Academy in Wales in collaboration with NPTC Group of Colleges.

Honoured with the British Men’s Hairdresser of the Year award, Lee has indeed cemented his place as one of the UK’s most admired hairdressers.

In fact, Lee Stafford is one of the most recognised names in the hairdressing industry to date.

As a result, Lee will work with our Hairdressing and Applied Therapies team to help deliver world-class training.

It’s great to be able to give something back to students. I’m very passionate about giving young professionals the best opportunity for a good education, especially in hairdressing.


Above all, I’m excited to be working with NPTC Group of Colleges’ students to develop really strong techniques and great attitudes in preperation for a career in the hairdressing industry.

Click here to find out more about Lee Stafford


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Bamboo Massage Short Workshop (Part-Time)
Creative Solutions – Accelerated Hairdressing (Afan Ages 16-18) (Full-Time)
Creative Solutions – Accelerated Hairdressing (Afan Ages 19+) (Full-Time)
Creative Solutions – Accelerated Hairdressing (Full-Time)
Gel Polish (Part-Time)
Hoppi Ear Candle Workshop (Part-Time)
Lee Stafford Big and Bouncy Recipe Workshop (Part-Time)
Lee Stafford Pony Up Recipe Workshop (Part-Time)
Lee Stafford Twisted Tong Recipe Workshop (Part-Time)
Level 1 Introduction to Hair and Beauty Services (Full-Time)
Level 2 Certificate in Make-up & Beauty Consultancy (Part-Time)
Spray Tanning (Part-Time)
VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Full-Time)
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (Full-Time)
VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Body Massage (Part-Time)
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Injury Prevention and Management (Full-Time)
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (Part-Time)
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-Up (Full-Time)
VTCT Level 3 in Applied Therapies (Full-Time)
VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (Part-Time)
VTCT NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (ages 19+) (Full-Time)
VTCT NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Full-Time)
VTCT VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Barbering (Part-Time)
VTCT VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments (Part-Time)
VTCT VRQ Level 3 Certificate in In Indian Head Massage (Part-time)
VTCT VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Barbering (Full-Time)
VTCT VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing (Full-Time)
VTCT VRQ Level 3 In Beauty Therapy Treatments (Full-Time)