Level 1

Hair and Beauty Skills Level 1 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
ONE YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 05/09/2022
FREE* Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
ONE YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 05/09/2022
FREE* Thurrock Campus

Overview

The Hair and Beauty industry offers many exciting career opportunities and South Essex College is the perfect place to start your training. We offer a range of courses from Levels 1-3, and specialist courses in Media make-up and Theatrical special effects. 

This course will suit you if you a passion anmd drive to become a  experience Hairdresser, Beauty therapist or MUA. You will gain a formal qualification and increase your skills so that you can progress onto our level 2 courses or entre industry, this course will given you the skills, knowledge and an industry-standard qualification.

You will be taught in our industry-standard salons with state of the art equipment,  by experienced professionals who will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to gain employment in this fast-growing sector.

Completing your course sets you on the road to becoming a Hairdresser, Beauty Therapist or MUA, work in a variety of positions in the Industry and progress to supervisory and managerial jobs.

Entry Requirements

  • An Entry level 3 qualification or two GCSEs at grade 2/E in maths or English 
  • Successful attendance at interview event 
  • You will be required to purchase salon wear, equipment kit, textbooks and consumables at enrolment 

Course Structure

Introduction to the hair and beautty sector, presenting a professional imagein a salon, styling womens hair, plaiting and twisting hair, basic make-up application, nail art, basic manicure treatments, basic pedicure treatments, colour hair using temporary colour, create and hair and beauty image, follow health and safety in the salon, reception duties, working with others in the hair and beauty sector. 

Assessment & Feedback

  • Practical assessments 
  • Assignments 
  • Performance 
  • Oral questioning 
  • Short answer questions 

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK under 19s not in employment

What Next...

Progress onto level 2 Hairdressing, beauty or MUA