Level 1

Hairdressing Level 1 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course is ideal  if you are just starting out in hair and beauty and want a basic understanding of the industry in order to succeed in a job in the hair and beauty area or move on to further study.

Entry Requirements

  • An Entry 3 qualification or GCSEs x 2 at grade 2/E in MATHS or ENGLISH

  • Successful attendance at interview event

  • Successful attendance at transition event

  • You will be required to purchase salon wear, equipment kit, textbooks and consumables at enrolment

Course Structure

  • Professional image in a salon
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Create an image
  • Styling men's and women's hair
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Colour in the hair and beauty sector
  • The art of colouring hair
  • Salon reception duties
  • Working with others
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Practical
  • Written assignments
  • External multi choice exam papers
  • Oral questions
  • Portfolio of evidence

Course Cost

School Leavers, Full time: FREE

FREE to UK/Home Students under 19s not in employment

What Next...

You can progress to a number of further courses including:

  • Level 2 hairdressing
  • Level 2 beauty therapy
  • Level 2 media make up
  • Level 2 barbering