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Key information

Suitable for 16-18
Level Entry Level 3
Mode of study Full Time
Duration 30 weeks
Subject area Hair & Beauty
  • 10 Oct 2022
  • East Ham Campus

If you like working with people and would like to explore your creativity and gain valuable knowledge about the hair, beauty and barbering industry, then this is the course for you.

This course is designed to develop your creative skills to help you gain employment.

Course description

This qualification has been designed to introduce you to a world of hair and beauty industries. You will have the chance to learn in a practical environment in our commercial themed salons fitted with high quality facilities with top of the range equipment.

This course introduces you to the career options of hairdressing, beauty therapy and barbering.

You will study basic skills enabling you to gain experience in a variety of subjects, including Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector, Presenting a Professional Image in a Salon and Styling Men’s Hair.

This course combines theory and practical work.

You will also study English and maths to develop your skills for employment or further study.

Additional information

Entry requirements

No prior qualifications are required.


You will be able to progress onto a higher-level qualification to build upon the skills and knowledge gained on this course. You may also have the opportunity to gain employment.

Fees and funding

This course is free for 16-18 year olds.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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