Hair Dressing

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 6 months

About Hair Dressing programme

This NITA examined hairdressing certificate program prepares you for an exciting career as a hairdresser.

The programme allows you to express your creativity and your talent by incorporating theory with practical’s hands-on experience. For example, cutting men’s hair or weaving ladies can be both a creative and fun career!

Students develop successful work habits and attitudes, business ethics and the passion to help others look and feel they're very best.

Students gain traditional skills and also develop their individual talents. We do this through a series of innovative and dynamic demonstrations, competitions, and practical training.

Career path

A hairdressing graduate should be able to work in either of the following places:

  1. Cosmetic shops
  2. Hair salons
  3. Barber shops

Objectives of Hair Dressing

This hairdressing certificate program teaches students a variety of aspects of the hairdressing profession, including shampooing & conditioning, hair styling, blow-drying, roller-settting, hair styling, barbering, plaiting, braiding, hair coloring, and relaxing hair along with the best practices in the industry.

You will learn to provide highly requested services to the clientele.

Hair Dressing Course Subjects

  • Career information
  • Salon safety & procedures
  • Shampooing & Conditioning
  • Hair styling
  • Blow drying
  • Roller setting & dressing
  • Hair styling
  • Barbering
  • Plaiting & braiding
  • Basic weaving
  • Dread locks
  • Basic hair coloring
  • Salon organization

Colleges offering Hair Dressing

Hair Dressing

St. Joseph The Worker Thuita VTC
Kiambu County

Hair Dressing

Kanyaira Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Hair Dressing

Rifkins College
Mombasa County

Hair Dressing

Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute (KCITI)
Nairobi County

Hair Dressing

Mariansit Technical Institute Mombasa
Mombasa County

Hair Dressing

Gituamba Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Hair Dressing

Reward College of Technology
Kiambu County

Hair Dressing

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Hair Dressing

Ahero Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Hair Dressing

Githiga Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Hair Dressing

Linnex College Utawala
Nairobi County

Hair Dressing

Machakos Medical and Technical Training College
Machakos County

Hair Dressing

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Hair Dressing

Kisumu Institute of Community Development Training
Kisumu County

Hair Dressing

New Image Beauty College
Mombasa County

Hair Dressing

Kipsamumgut Vocational Training Center
Kericho County

Hair Dressing

Muteithia Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Hair Dressing

Comboni Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Hair Dressing

The Nyeri National Polytechnic
Nyeri County

Hair Dressing

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (ICS)
Nairobi County