Hair and Beauty experts from Steiner, a renowned cruise liner spa company, visited Walsall College to deliver talks and demonstrations to its Beauty and Hairdressing students.
Kate Finch, Recruitment Manager for Steiner cruise ships, visited the College to deliver a talk about life on board a ship to Level 3 Hair and Beauty students.
The presentation also covered training, working hours, rates of pay and contracts, providing students with an idea of what to expect from a career on board a cruise ship.
Students were taken through the interview process, which included a mock trade test, where they straighten one side of a model’s hair, and then curled the other. Kate also offered tips to students that enhanced the skills they would need to enter the beauty industry.
Founded in 1901, Steiner Leisure Limited promotes beauty and wellness through cruise lines, resort operators and retail outlets. It employers over 2000 spa professionals, specialising in spa therapy, spa operations, as well as massage and skincare education.
Jo Small, Curriculum Manager for Hair and Beauty, said: “As part of students’ study programme, we aim to give them as much exposure as possible to the industry. The purpose of these talks is to inform students of the various career options available to them once they achieve their qualifications.
“The sessions were very beneficial to the students, and some of them have developed an interest in a career with Steiners.”
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