Cosmetology

Diploma program (City and Guilds)

Diploma 2 years

About Cosmetology programme

If you want to beautify the world one head of hair at a time, cosmetology is a growing profession to consider.

This diploma programmme in cosmetology trains students to alter and care for people's hair, skin and nails. The programme also trains students in business skills, such as retail sales, entrepreneurship and management, preparing graduates to start their own businesses or become salon managers.

If you have a strong sense of style, great people skills, and an eye for beauty, this could be the perfect profession for you. 

Objectives of Cosmetology

This diploma in cosmetology programme trains students to alter and care for people’s hair, skin and nails. 

Entry requirements for Cosmetology

KCSE D (plain)

Cosmetology Course Subjects

  • 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
  • Trichology
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Facial Treatment
  • Eye lash fixing
  • Hair Removal
  • Make up
  • Waxing
  • Massage
  • Piercing
  • Front office

Colleges offering Cosmetology

Cosmetology

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Rizfar Hair Dressing and Beauty College
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Dykaan College
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Nakuru Training Institute (NTI)
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Gakeo College of Business Studies
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (nibs)
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Uzuri Institute
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Bridge College
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Jodan College of Technology
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Skynet Business College
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County