Hair & Beauty Skills Level 1

Course Overview

If you are keen to learn the basics of hair and beauty our Entry Level course will give you the confidence to develop a range of skills that will help you with your career aims. The course includes an introduction to the hair and beauty industry, present a professional image and shampooing, conditioning and plaiting hair. With support to prepare for work and learning about health and safety, you will be ready for progression onto higher level courses in hair or beauty.

Course Requirements

You must have an interest in the hair and beauty sector and demonstrate an ability to communicate and follow the professional standards set by the awarding bodies. You must be prepared to study the complete study programme; this includes maths and English and employability, enrichments and tutorials.

Course Skills & Benefits

This Hair and Beauty qualification introduces you to a range of practical skills from across the hair and beauty industries and will help you to develop your own personal and social skills.

If you have few or no qualifications, but want a career in hair and beauty, then this course is for you.

Mandatory Units

Developing Self
Preparation for Work

Optional Units

Healthy living
Working as part of a group
Managing own money
Dealing with problems in daily life
Working towards goals
Introduction to the Hair and Beauty sector
Presenting a professional image
Health and Safety
Shampooing and conditioning hair
Plaiting hair
Skin care
Hand care
Create an image
Basic make-up application
Themed face painting

Course Progression

Level 1 Hairdressing, Level 1 Beauty Therapy or any Level 1 programme across the college.

Course Assessment

You will complete a portfolio to show the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format.

Your assessor will provide guidance on how to prepare the portfolio of evidence and how to show practical achievement, and understanding of the knowledge required to successfully complete this qualification. It is this booklet along with the portfolio of evidence that will serve as the prime source of evidence for this qualification.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time