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    About the course

    The Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty is designed to build on your interest and passion for the hair and beauty industry, covering a wide range of skills from styling, plaiting and twisting to make-up or nail art.

    This qualification is designed for those who wish to prepare for further learning or training in the hair and beauty sector. It will also enable you to perform your own basic services and to assist others in the salon.

    How much does it cost?

    kit, uniform, shoes, A4 lever arch files, pens, textbook. Approx cost £250

    Trips Approx £50 

    (Bursary is available)

    Who is it suitable for?

    This qualification route is for stylists who want to develop career in hairdressing.

    Awarding Body

    City & Guilds

    Why study?

    To gain skills in the hair and beauty industry

    To be able to progress onto a working qualification

    To develop presentation skills

    To develop professional communication skills

    Where will this course take me?

    • Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing
    • Beauty Therapy Level 2 Diploma
    • LED Gel Polish Level 2 Award
    • Barbering Level 2

    Core modules

    • introduction to the hair and beauty sector 
    • Presenting a professional imagine in the salon 
    • Follow health and safety in the salon
    • Working with others

    Optional modules

    • Shampoo and Conditioning 
    • Hair Plaiting 
    • Styling women’s hair
    • Colour hair using temporary colour 
    • Skin Care 
    • Themed Face Painting 
    • Nail art application 
    • Provide basic manicure treatments 
    • Create and image using colour in the hair and beauty sector
    • Create a hair and beauty image 
    • Salon reception duties
    • Mental Wellbeing course

    How will I be assessed?

    You will have a mixture of practical sessions in the salon and classroom-based lessons teaching underpinning knowledge. You will be expected to complete beauty services on paying clients in the commercial salon.

    It is expected that you may need to bring in your own clients for practical assessments. Practical sessions will be done in both hair and beauty. 

    You will be assessed through:

    • Online exams
    • Practical observations
    • Assignments

    Will I have to provide anything?

    You will need to buy personal stationery plus kit, uniform and online learning resource. Cost to be confirmed.

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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