Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.
One year, approximately 3 days per week.
What will I study?
This is an introduction to Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing - providing a stepping stone to Level 2 Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy.
The programme of study includes:
- Skin care
- Basic make up techniques
- Basic manicure treatments
- Simple nail art
- Face painting
- Introduction to the Hair and Beauty sector
- Presenting a professional image in a salon
- Health and Safety in the salon
- Shampooing and conditioning hair
- Plaiting and twisting
- Styling women's and men’s hair
- Colour hair using temporary colour
- Reception duties
- Home study
- Competition work
- Work experience
How will I be assessed?
Practical assessments on colleagues and clients.
Oral / written questions and assignment work.
What could it lead to?
You can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy. Alternatively, you may go straight into a salon as a salon assistant/junior. The course also provides skills transferable to other subject areas.
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