Hair & Beauty technician

Being a hair & beauty therapist is an exciting and creative job, which can help people feel good about themselves

Working as a hair & beauty therapist all about fashion and beauty and involves creativity and artistic ability.

This job means working with and styling hair and nails, giving treatments and support and working with people!

You could go on to own your own salon or spa, work for other industries like film & TV, or specialise in aromatherapy or other areas

Some facts about working as a Hair & Beauty Technician in Europe

The demand for Hair & Beauty Technicians across Europe are currently rated at 34 out of 100

The average for Hair & Beauty Technicians salary across Europe is currently estimated at €1,267 per month

The main areas of employment for Hair & Beauty Technicians across Europe at the moment are in Accommodation and food, Arts and recreation and Health and social care

Demand for Hair & Beauty Technicians in Europe at the moment is highest in Germany!

How can you get started?

1. Seek work experience (either paid or voluntary) in your chosen job area

The best way to find out more about hair and beauty is by gaining some work experience. Find local opportunities following the link below:

2. Contact local college/VET training centre and attend open days to find about courses on offer

Want to gain a qualification in hair and beauty? Follow this link to enrol on a local course:

3. Register on National Apprenticeship scheme (or equivalent)

If you’re looking for work in hair and beauty, register for an apprenticeship in this industry.

4. Send CV/resume to local employers

Ever written a CV? Follow this link for some handy tips!

5. Ensure that your maths and language skills are at the required level to enter employment

How is your English and Maths? Find out more at:

You can also learn about the path to becoming a Hair & Beauty Technician by playing the Level Up 2 VET Game, available now!