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

New Image Beauty College
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Ukunda Vocational Training Center
Kwale County

Cosmetology

Thika College of Banking & Accountancy
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Mukangu Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Cosmetology

Nairobi Industrial Institute
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Rifkins College
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Damnan Lubna Salon and Beauty College
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Kipsamumgut Vocational Training Center
Kericho County

Cosmetology

Jodan College of Technology
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

YMCA- National Training Institute
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Kanyaira Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Cosmetology

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Kioge Vocational Training Center
Kisii County

Cosmetology

Ahero Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Cosmetology

Gikomora Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Cosmetology

Kamunganga Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Cosmetology

St. Kizito Training Center Utawala
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Fadya Beauty College
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Thika Institute of Business Studies (tibs)
Kiambu County