At NPTC Group of Colleges, hairdressing is an established course that operates the most successful training hair salons in Wales.

We offer VTCT qualifications are delivered from Level 1 to Level 3 in women’s hairdressing and barbering.

In addition,  Afan College was shortlisted as the Training Salon of the Year at the Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards in 2018.

Hair and Beauty Salons

We have excellent specialist hair and beauty facilities at Afan, Brecon Beacons, and Newtown Colleges.

As well as our beauty, hairdressing, and multifunction salons, we have a range of treatments from cutting and colouring hair to manicures, acrylic nail extensions, eyebrow shaping, and electronic face lifting.

Furthermore, we deliver body massage and body re-contouring treatments.

All salons are open to the general public and all offer a high-quality service at excellent prices.

To book an appointment please contact your nearest Salon:

Afan College Tel: 01639 648582
Brecon Beacons College Tel: 01686 614484
Newtown College Tel: 01686 614216

Lee Stafford Academy of Hairdressing, Barbering and Applied Therapies

Equally important, Lee Stafford, an internationally acclaimed hairdresser opened the first-ever Hairdressing Education Academy in Wales in collaboration with NPTC Group of Colleges.

Honored with the British Men’s Hairdresser of the Year award, Lee has indeed cemented his place as one of the UK’s most admired hairdressers.

In fact, Lee Stafford is one of the most recognised names in the hairdressing industry to date.

As a result, Lee will work with our Hairdressing and Applied Therapies team to help deliver world-class training.

It’s great to be able to give something back to students. I’m very passionate about giving young professionals the best opportunity for a good education, especially in hairdressing.                                                                                                                                                                                                          Above all, I’m excited to be working with NPTC Group of Colleges’ students to develop really strong techniques and great attitudes in preperation for a career in the hairdressing industry


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Award-winning celebrity hairdresser, Lee Stafford, wowed local stylists with his enthusiasm and talent at his exclusive  Lee Stafford Academy Launch.

The Lee Stafford Academy is one of its kind in Wales and is accessible at Afan College, Brecon Beacons College, and Newtown College.

What’s more, the academy provides budding hairdressers with unique training and exceptional masterclasses.

The aim of the Academy is to ensure that students globally employable in the hairdressing industry.