Requirements: KCSE Grades:

1.      Certificate: D (Plain)       2.  Diploma: C- (Minus)      


Guideline on Course Units:


1.      Introduction to the hair and beauty sector

2.      Presenting of professional image

3.      Shampoo and conditioning

4.      Skin care

5.      Hand care

6.      Styling women hair

7.      Styling men hair

8.      Plaiting and twisting

9.      Basic makeup application

10.  Themed face plaiting

11.  Nail art application

12.  Providing basic manicure treatment

13.  Colouring hair using temporary colours

14.  Create a hair and safety in the salon

15.  Working with other in the hair and beauty sector



 1.      Client care

2.      Hair characteristic

3.      Shampoo and conditioning

4.      Setting

5.      Blow-drying

6.      Styling and finishing

7.      Chemical relaxing

8.      Perming

9.      Thermal styling

10.  Hair Cutting/barbering

11.  Coloring

12.  Health and safety

13.  Weaving and branding



1.      Manicure and pedicure

2.      Nail anatomy

3.      Hair removal/waxing

4.      False Eye lashes tinting

5.      Makeup

6.      Facial therapy

7.      Anatomy and physiology

8.      Body massage

Why City & Guilds Cosmetology Certificate or Diploma?

·         Recognized and accredited by the government of Kenya

·         Highly accepted by the industry and academia

·         Increases your chances of employment & promotions.

Career prospects; Successful graduates can work as salon manager, tricologist, beauty specialist, TOT (Training of Trainers), masseuse, hairdressers e.t.c

Admission changes for Artisan, Certificate and Diploma

  1. Registration fees: 1,500/-
  2. College books, T-shirt, College ID: 6,000/-
  3. Maintenance & fuelling of college buses: 3,000/-
  4. Activity fees: 2,000/-
  5. Library fees: 1,500/-
  6. Jodan Student Welfare (JOSA): 2,000/-


NB: The above charges are payable once on admission.

Requirements on reporting date:


  1. KCSE certificate/result slip (original and copy)
  2. Two coloured size passports
  3. Copy of national ID card/waiting card (if any)
  4. Personal belongings for the hostels (boarders only)


Mode of learning: Full time, Evening, Distance & School based.

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