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Create a Hair and Beauty Image (Beginners) - Level 1

Overview

This course has been designed to introduce you to a range of practical skills from across the hair and beauty industries.

This qualification has been designed to prepare you for employment as a supervised assistant/apprentice or for further learning in the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries within college.

Start dates and fees

All hair and beauty courses require a mandatory kit and uniform.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20224348A1347FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our adult finance and funding page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon
  • Create a hair and beauty image
  • Nail art
  • Essential skills for employment
  • Reception skills.

Entry requirements

  • This course is only available to 16-18 year olds.
  • A minimum of two GCSEs at grade 2 in English language and maths.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by continuous theory and practical assessments. The theory is assessed by written tasks where access to a computer is essential.

The practical assessments are performed in the Revive salon on paying clients.

All theory and practical work will be collated and presented in an evidence portfolio.

What can I progress onto?

  • Level 2 courses in hair, beauty or Make-up Artistry
  • An apprenticeship.

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How do I apply?

Apply online

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020.

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