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.
Learners will perform a variety of tasks and projects to prepare them for progression into further study or employment.
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.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)