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L1 Hair & Beauty

Full-time L1 Hair & Beauty Level 1 | Extended Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)

This foundation-level qualification is an exciting taster, combining hairdressing and beauty therapy for learners who are interested in both sectors. Alongside your core qualification, you will be given the opportunity to improve your grades by taking functional skills or GCSEs in E...

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email admissions@sgscol.ac.uk

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September 2020Filton Campus1Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This foundation-level qualification is an exciting taster, combining hairdressing and beauty therapy for learners who are interested in both sectors. Alongside your core qualification, you will be given the opportunity to improve your grades by taking functional skills or GCSEs in English and Maths, enabling you to progress onto further courses. You will study at a level suited to your knowledge and understanding.

Modules covered will include shampooing and conditioning hair, blow-drying hair, skincare and nail care, with a strong influence on developing confidence and customer service skills.

What do I need to join?

You will need 2 GCSEs at grade 2/3 in Maths and English. You should have excellent personal appearance and a high level of hygiene. You must be enthusiastic and have a genuine interest in the hair and beauty sector. You should be a team player, as you will have to work closely with a number of colleagues.

How will I know how I am doing?

Tutors will closely monitor and guide you through techniques to ensure you are meeting and exceeding industry standards. You will have personal, one-to-one tutorials to review progress regularly.

Maths & English

Alongside your core qualification, you will be given the opportunity to improve your grades by taking English and Maths functional skills, enabling you to progress onto further courses. You will study at a level suited to your knowledge and understanding.

Employability

Learners will perform a variety of tasks and projects to prepare them for progression into further study or employment.

Work Experience

Your tutor will discuss this with you. It's expected that all learners will undertake work experience within the industry.

What can I do next?

On completion of this study programme, and with a reference from your course tutor, it is possible to progress onto our Level 2 courses. We offer qualifications in hair and make-up artistry, hairdressing and beauty therapy.

What are my career options?

After completing this Level 1 qualification, you could go into employment as an apprentice beauty consultant or hair technician, working within a salon. Further career options depend on the route you take at Levels 2 and 3, and include: hair technician, beauty consultant, salon stylist/therapist, freelance hair and make-up artist, complementary therapies practice, mobile spa/hairdresser, cruise liner work and hospice/care home work.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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