Hair Dressing Diploma


Diploma 10 months


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

The program 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. Training colleges
  3. Private business
  4. Hair salons
  5. Barber shops
  6. Manufacturing firms
  7. Hotels & lodges.


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.

Course content

  • 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
  • Weaving (Bonding)
  • Hair relaxing
  • Perming
  • Salon Management
  • Thermal waving
  • Curling
  • Styling

Colleges offering Hair Dressing Diploma course

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Nairobi Industrial Institute
Private College
Nairobi County
Clips School of Hair Dressing and Beauty
Private College
Nairobi County
Carlile College
Private College
Nairobi County
Mukuru Skills Training Center
Private College
Nairobi County
Imara Institute of Science and Technology
Private College
Nairobi County
Brilliant Beauty College
Private College
Mavoko Constituency
Christian Industrial Training Centre
Private College
Nairobi County

Entry requirements

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