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Hair & Beauty Level 1

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy are exciting and rewarding industries. This course offers a great introduction into a career in both areas and will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to work in a Salon and/or progress onto the Diploma Level 2.

Course Level:
Level 1
1 Year
High Street
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds

The Academy of Hair & Beauty has fully equipped modern, professional salons for Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Nail Services. You will use up to date equipment and professional products throughout your course whilst being taught by highly qualified professionals with a wealth of industry experience. You will attend the Manchester Trade Fair and have the opportunity to take part in internal competitions. You will learn how to complete a variety of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy treatments, working safely in the salon and promote a professional image. You will take part in work experience and be encouraged to find part-time work in a salon.

  • Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Industry
  • Presenting a Professional Image in the Salon
  • Optional units (you must complete at least 3) include:
  • Skin Care
  • Make-up
  • Create a Hair & Beauty Image
  • Provide Basic Manicure Treatments
  • Provide Basic Pedicure Treatments
  • Shampoo Hair
  • Plait Hair
  • Styling Women’s Hair
  • Styling Men’s Hair

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs grade 9-1 including English & Maths

Your choices may include:

  • Salon Assistant
  • Salon Junior

Your choices may include:

  • Hairdressing, Nails & Beauty Therapy Level 2
  • Hair Professional (Hairdresser) Apprenticeship
  • Hair Professional (Barber) Apprenticeship

You are required to purchase a kit and wear a uniform for the practical aspects of your course.