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Hair and Beauty (Level 1)

Key course information

Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

28/08/2020

1 year

Full Time

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Course Overview


An exciting course ideal from those who are keen to explore both Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy.Whilst studying the Level 1 Hair and Beauty course?you will cover: health and safety, skincare, applying basic make-up, themed face painting, basic manicure, shampooing and conditioning, men and women's hair styling, hair plaiting and?colour using temporary colour.?You will work with the general public and whilst on reception, learn confidential methods of storing client information manually and on?the computer.


What will I learn?


Whilst studying the Level 1 Hair and Beauty course students will cover: health and safety, skincare, applying basic make-up, themed face painting, basic manicure, shampooing and conditioning, men and womens hair styling, hair plaiting and colour using temporary colour.

Entry Requirements


- To enroll you must have 4 GCSEs at E (2)?or above or equivalent (to include maths and English).

- Your application will need to be supported by a reference, good record of attendance and an interview.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


You will be assessed in the College's 'Aspire Academy of Hair and Beauty' salons.

At least 3 hours a week home study is required and you will need to carry out work experience.

The final qualification on this course is a Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Therapy.

Additional Costs and Information


You will need a uniform and a kit for this course (discussed at interview)

In cases of financial hardship funds may be available to help with the cost of this.

We also arrange educational activities and competitions as part of the course which may incur an additional cost.

Work experience is an essential part of your course and you will be expected to attend a salon one-day a week

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies


Career Opportunities

  • Hairdresser
  • Barber
  • Salon Manager

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Spa Therapist
  • Make-up Artist

61% of people working in beauty are aged 16 – 34

58% of people working in hairdressing and barbering are self-employed

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