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Suitable for Adult (19+)
Level 1
Mode of study Part Time Day
Duration 18 weeks
Subject area Hair & Beauty
  • 31 Jan 2022
  • East Ham Campus
  • 05 Jan 2023
  • East Ham Campus

This 18 week course is designed for anyone who is interested in the Hair and Beauty Industry; it will cover a range of hair and beauty skills to provide a range of employment possibilities in a salon and progression opportunities, also within this course you will have English lessons to improve your speaking, reading and writing skills.

This is an opportunity for learners start on the route to becoming a Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist, experiencing and carrying out hairdressing and beauty services within our well-equipped salons. You will then, after a successful skills test, be able to progress onto a level 2 Hairdressing or Beauty related programme.

Course description

This is an opportunity for learners who unsure of their career pathway to start on the route to becoming a Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist, experiencing and carrying out hairdressing and beauty services. You will then, after a successful skills test, be able to progress onto a level 2 Hairdressing or Beauty related programme.

If you wish to gain valuable insight into the Hair and Beauty industry then this is the course for you. You will develop basic skills and relevant industry knowledge, through experiential learning of selected techniques and products.

This course is designed for individuals who wish to achieve the basic skills required for progression in the hairdressing or beauty industry from junior level. It will ensure you are on the right path in developing sufficient communication and occupational skills for progression onto a level 2 hairdressing or beauty related programme.

At the next level you will develop skills such as blow-drying, styling, dressing long hair, doing hair treatments, Facials, make-up, manicure, pedicure and team work. Students who wish to develop their literacy skills will also benefit, as this subject will be embedded within the vocational course.

Additional information

Entry requirements

You will be given an initial assessment to ensure that you have basic writing and reading skills in English.

You will also need to have good communication skills, a friendly and pleasant personality - as well as good levels of personal presentation. In addition, you should be willing to work to deadlines.

Progression

This is an opportunity for learners to start on the route to becoming a Hairdresser or Beauty therapist.

On successful completion of your course, you will be able to progress onto a Level 2 Hairdressing, Level 2 Barbering, Level 2 Beauty therapy or Level 2 Hair and Media make-up.

Fees and funding

The course fee is £1,490 (exam fee £75).

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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