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Studying hairdressing at Boston College means you'll gain all the skills and knowledge you need by training on real clients in the College's Style Academy salons that are open to the public in both Boston and Spalding.

You'll learn in our fully-equipped hairdressing salons and benefit from the extensive experience and knowledge of our lecturers who have all worked in the industry.

There will be opportunities to be creative by styling models for competitions, photo-shoots and the end of year Catwalk show.
We have two fully equipped salons - Style Acadmy Boston and Style Academy Spalding. Both are specially built professional training salons, equipped with everything you need to study, including real life paying clients!

It’s the perfect environment for you to learn and practice your new skills.

To see our salons visit:
Style Academy Boston
Style Academy Spalding
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through a Hairdressing Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ on the right hand side to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Hairdressing.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.

If you're thinking of starting your own business or becoming self employed there is now a free online service from the HMRC that includes useful tips and everything you need to know to get started.

Click here to find information on tax, case studies from people who have been exactly where you are now, and ways to build your confidence.

Case studies

Annalise Wilkins

I love it! After being home schooled, I started on the RSW course and have worked my way up to the Hairdressing Diploma Level 3. Read more...

Toby Jaconelli

The hairdressing facilities at Boston College are really good. Read more...

Department news

New Principal for Boston College

Following the retirement of Principal Amanda Mosek, Boston College has announced the appointment of Jo Maher, new Principal and Chief Executive, who joins the team from Reaseheath College in Cheshire where she was Assistant Principal.


Career Corner

  • Hairdresser
  • Hair Stylist
  • Salon Manager
  • Colour Technician
  • Barber
  • Hair Technician
  • Style Director
  • Salon Owner
  • Senior Stylist
  • Hairdressing Trainer