School leaver

Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 1 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course is ideal if you want an all-round introduction to hair or beauty sector.

You will be introduced to all aspects of hair and beauty services offered within salons along side gaining the knowledge and skills required to carry out these services to a industry standard, allowing you to take the next steps in your chosen career.

No formal entry criteria is desired.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire For this course you will be required to have a kit bag which will contain all the tools and equipment required and uniform for practical sessions, this information will be given out at induction stage of the course. You will need to provide your own stationery when attending all aspects of the course. Throughout the year you will be given opportunity's to take part in trips and visits to help further your skills within the industry.

This qualification covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training, or enter into the industry. This qualification is based on National Occupational Standards and requires students to develop the relevant skills and knowledge.

You will study a number of units that are broken down into theory and practical assessments, building your skills ready for the next steps you wish to take.

Within this qualification, you will be required to undertake work-experience within the area you would like to work.

English and Maths are essential life skills that will help you to achieve your goals within your main study programme and help you to progress to your dream job.

If you have not already achieved a grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths or English at school, we will support you to develop your skills in order to achieve these imperative qualification.

The course is full-time and will take one year to complete. Within this time, you will cover the main programme of study and some tutorial sessions, as well as Maths and English if you do not already have a grade 4 or above.

Alongside this course, you are also required to complete a work placement that should take place on a day you do not already attend college.

The level one introduction to the hair and beauty sector aims to provide you with the essential practical and knowledge skills to enter into industry and further your skills within the hair and beauty sector.

Following the successful completion of this qualification you can go onto a level two within the hair or beauty or find employment.

This qualification is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years and you don't need any previous knowledge or experience.

You will study modules including:

- Introduction to hair and beauty sector
- Presenting a professional image in a salon
- Shampoo and conditioning
- Styling hair
- Colouring
- Cuttin
- Creating hair and beauty image

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What’s next?

Your next steps from this course is a level two within hair or beauty which would be a full time course again and take one year to complete.

Other options could be an app/ship working in a hair or beauty salon full time and attending college one day a week this course runs over a two year period.

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