Cosmetology

Diploma program (NITA)

Diploma 15 months

About Cosmetology programme

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

This Cosmetology diploma program by NITA 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

  • Spa reception
  • Anatomy
  • Skin consultation
  • Weaving (Bonding)
  • Facial treatment
  • Hair relaxing
  • Facial makeup
  • Perming
  • Spa health and safety
  • Salon/spa Management
  • Body massage
  • Thermal waving
  • Waxing
  • Curling
  • Nail Technology
  • Styling
  • Ear piercing
  • 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

Muteithia Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Eldoret Vocational Training Center
Uasin Gishu County

Cosmetology

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Cosmetology

Kenya Institute of Business and Counseling Studies (KIBCO)
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Uwezo College
Machakos County

Cosmetology

YMCA- National Training Institute
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Waithaka Vocational Training Center
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Thika Institute of Business Studies (tibs)
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Rosana Training Institute
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Liq Beauty College
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Mishkan School of Fine Arts
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

The Nyeri National Polytechnic
Nyeri County

Cosmetology

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County

Cosmetology

Marungu Vocational Training Center
Taita Taveta County

Cosmetology

St. Joseph The Worker Thuita VTC
Kiambu County

Cosmetology

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Cosmetology

Nakuru College of Commerce and Hospitality
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Gikindu Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Cosmetology

Classic Su Hair and Beauty College
Nakuru County

Cosmetology

Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Kiambu County