Hair and Beauty

Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

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 giving your friends manicures and facials? Or can’t wait to try out the latest make-up trends? Do you dream of turning your passion for beauty 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 manicures and pedicures, skin care, basic make-up and art of photograph make-up to support you into the beauty therapy 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

Health & Safety
Introduction to Hair & Beauty sector
Basic manicure and pedicure treatments
Skin care
Nail art
Basic make-up
Salon reception
Presenting a professional image in a salon
The art of photograph make-up
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
Create an image
Themed face painting

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