Overview top

This qualification is intended to provide an understanding of the sector and the vocational skills and knowledge required at level 1 standard. It is an introduction to the hair and beauty sector and provides an awareness of the range of job opportunities and work settings with in the industry and will enable candidates to make informed decisions regarding career paths in this exciting and vibrant industry.

Modules/Topics included:

During this course all aspects of colouring and cutting will be covered, including:

101: Intro to the hair sector

102: Presenting a Professional Image

003: Shampoo and condition

004: Plaiting

006: Skin care

007: Hand care

103: Styling Women’s hair

215: Style and dress hair

106: Basic make-up application

109: Provide basic manicure treatment

111: Colour hair using temporary colour

113: Follow health and safety in the salon

We know that having good qualifications alone doesn't always make you stand out.

That's why we're all about going the extra mile with you.

Studying with us means practical, hands-on workshops, group sessions, expert guest speakers, visits to local employers, wellbeing drop-ins, chill out time ... the list goes on. 

As part of the course, you will also take part in an external work placement to help you develop your confidence and skills to stand out from the crowd. 

Entry Requirements top

No entry requirements

Assessment top

The assessments for the qualification require the candidates to undertake:

• Practical tasks which will be observed

• Knowledge and understanding assignments

Professional Opportunities top

Successful completion will allow progression to:

  • Level 2 Hairdressing
  • Level 2 Barbering
  • Level 2 Beauty

Further Information top

Kit will be provided. Work experience is necessary