Cosmetology

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 10 months

About Cosmetology programme

Cosmetology is the professional skill or practice of beautifying the face, hair, nails, and skin. It’s the most marketable course as it offers a combination of both hairdressing and beauty therapy courses.

This Cosmetology certificate program prepares you for an exciting career in skin care and as a hairdresser. It allows you to express your creativity and your talent by incorporating theory with practical’s hands-on experience. The course consists of a fundamental knowledge base for many possible careers within the beauty profession.

You will learn through tutor-led theory lectures, demonstrations, interactive exercises, tutor-guided hands-on training, and workshops.

You will be required to apply your learned skills to clientele in order to master your techniques

Cosmetology Course Subjects

  • Career information
  • Reception
  • Working relationship
  • Salon/spa safety & procedures
  • Shampooing & Conditioning
  • Tools, equipment’s and products used in a spa
  • Hair styling
  • Eyebrow shaping
  • Blow drying
  • Nail care
  • Roller setting & dressing
  • Hair styling
  • Manicure
  • Barbering
  • Pedicure
  • Plaiting & braiding
  • Body massage one
  • Basic weaving
  • Dread locks
  • Henna treatment
  • Basic hair coloring
  • Salon/spa organization

Colleges offering Cosmetology

Cosmetology

Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Mariansit Technical Institute Mombasa
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Matuu Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Cosmetology

St. Kizito Training Center Utawala
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Machakos Medical and Technical Training College
Machakos County

Cosmetology

Tonic Institute
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Christian Industrial Training Centre (CITC)
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Ahero Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Cosmetology

Thika College of Banking & Accountancy
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Cosmetology

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Waithaka Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Nakuru Youth Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

New Image Beauty College
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Katangi Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Cosmetology

Mutitu Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Cosmetology

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Comboni Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Busia Vocational Training Center
Busia County

Cosmetology

Kipsamumgut Vocational Training Center
Kericho County