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Hairdressing and Barbering Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Hairdressing, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Level: 1

Start Date: 01 September 2020

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 1

Who is it for

Anyone who is creative and has a passion for hair and fashion. This programme will provide you with a clear insight into the industry. You will learn and develop your basic hairdressing and core skills which will enable you to progress onto higher
level qualifi cations and develop the skills required to assist in a hairdressing salon supporting the stylist.

Learners requiring extra support with English speaking, listening and writing skills can attend extra ESOL classes as part of this qualification.

Interview Skills Assessment

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

What will I need

2 GCSEs at grade 1/G or above and ability to demonstrate an interest in the subject.

What is covered

• Assist with salon reception duties
• Shampoo and condition hair
• Basic skincare and nailcare
• Preparation and maintenance for work areas
• Blowdrying and colouring skills
• Gents styling
• 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 hairdressing kit and uniform. Details of these will be given at interview.

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