Hair and Beauty

Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing

Please note that the full time option for this course is predominantly aimed at 16 to 19 year olds.

However, if you’re an adult aged over 19, why not consider one of our part-time courses?

Course overview

Do you enjoy doing your friends and family hair? Or can’t wait to try out the latest hair up techniques. Do you dream of turning your passion for hair into a career? If the answer is yes, then this is the course for you. This course balances theory with some great hands-on experience. At one of our onsite salons, you will learn how to provide basic shampooing, plating, and twisting to support you into the Hair industry. Through learning in our on-site salons, Fountains and Fusion which are open to the public, you will gain real world work experience be working on clients.

Please note that for all hair and beauty courses it is a mandatory requirement to wear uniform.

Please note that the full-time option for this course is predominantly aimed at 16- to 19-year-olds.

Entry requirements

4 GCSE (Graded 2 and above) including maths & English.

Entry will be subject to a satisfactory interview.

Course Modules

Follow Health & Safety
Introduction to Hair & Beauty sector
Style hair using hairdressing techniques
Art of dressing hair
Create an image
Shampoo and conditioning
Presenting a professional image in a salon
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
Colour hair using temporary colour
Salon reception
Create and maintain retail displays in the salon

How will I be assessed?

Internal and external assessments through a variety of practical, theory and exams.

What can I do next

When you have successfully completed this qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualifications:

Level 2 beauty Therapy