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Hairdressing Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Hairdressing, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Level: 1

Start Date: 11 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 1

Who is it for

If you have a creative streak and a passion for hair and fashion, this programme will provide you with a clear insight into the fascinating hairdressing and barbering industry. You will learn and develop basic hairdressing and core skills which will enable you to progress onto higher level qualifications and develop the skills required to assist in a hairdressing salon supporting the stylist.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

No formal qualifications needed.

What is covered

Using our industry standard salon facilities and classrooms, you will study a wide variety of topics such as salon reception duties, shampooing and conditioning hair, basic skincare and nail care, blow drying and colouring skills, gents styling and plaiting.

What can this course lead to

On successful completion of this course you can progress on to the Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Barbering, a level 2 beauty course or an apprenticeship.

Are there any additional costs

You will need to purchase a kit and uniform (approx £240) – details of these will be given at your interview. There is also the option to attend extra ESOL classes as part of this qualification if you require additional support with English speaking, listening and writing.

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