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

Marungu Vocational Training Center
Taita Taveta County

Cosmetology

Thika Institute of Business Studies (tibs)
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Matuu Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Cosmetology

Machakos Institute of Technology
Machakos County

Cosmetology

Classic Su Hair and Beauty College
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Cosmetology

Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Tonic Institute
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Ahero Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Cosmetology

Busia Vocational Training Center
Busia County

Cosmetology

Kipsamumgut Vocational Training Center
Kericho County

Cosmetology

Christian Industrial Training Centre (CITC)
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Machakos Medical and Technical Training College
Machakos County

Cosmetology

Brilliant Beauty College
Kajiado County

Cosmetology

Kioge Vocational Training Center
Kisii County

Cosmetology

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Ukunda Vocational Training Center
Kwale County

Cosmetology

New Dawn College
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Dykaan College
Kiambu County