Cosmetology Certificate


Certificate 10 months


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

Course content

  • 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 Certificate course

Daughters of Mary Help of Christians College
Private College
Nairobi County
Christian Industrial Training Centre
Private College
Nairobi County
Brilliant Beauty College
Private College
Mavoko Constituency
East Africa Institute of Certified Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Kenya Institute of Professional Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Clips School of Hair Dressing and Beauty
Private College
Nairobi County
Mishkan School of Fine Arts
Private College
Nairobi County

Entry requirements

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