Beauty – Personal Services and Wellbeing

Do you want to make people feel and look good?

There are fantastic opportunities in beauty, personal services and wellbeing that can see you going on to manage your own business. Pathways can lead to many different careers; you could be a hairdresser or a barber, beautician, colourist, salon manager or even upholsterer, tailor and pet trainer. You could work in a spa, a 5-star resort, on a cruise liner, or as part of a celebrity’s team. There are huge advantages in this sector, and your work could take you all over the world! Beauty and wellbeing jobs tend to be advertised by smaller organisations. You will find lots of hairdressers, nail bars and beauty salons on a high street near to you in Dorset and a great place to start is one of our local colleges. Some companies that recruit locally include Tony & Guy, Francesco Group, Britannia Hotels and many more.
Make-up, beauty treatments and hair care are big business and so there are lots of jobs in this area. If you are a people person, follow beauty trends and enjoy making people feel good you could enjoy this. If you are a people person with a flair for practical and creative skills this sector could be for you!
Communication skills, enthusiasm and customer service skills are the top 3 common skills employers request in job adverts in this sector

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What you'll need

You’ll need customer service skills, attention to detail, patience excellent verbal communication skills, the ability to work well with your hands and active listening skills.

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Beauty - Personal Services and Wellbeing Jobs

Red – Formal qualifications required – GCSEs Grades 4-9, Level 3 Qualifications, A levels or Degree

Amber – Some formal qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position

Green – No formal qualification required