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Hayes Campus: Course Starting Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements are required but you must have an interest in the subject area you are applying for. You will have a College interview and references may be taken up.

Who is the course for

This qualification is designed for learners starting out in the Hair and Beauty sector who want a basic understanding of the industry and who want to prepare for further learning or training. The Level 1 Diploma covers a broad range of skills including those relating to roles across Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Nails and Media Make-up. This qualification is ideal for learners who want to experience a range of different introductory skills across the sector.

Course Content

This qualification provides an introduction to a broad range of areas within the Hair and Beauty sector. It will allow learners to cover skills and knowledge required for preparing to progress to further learning needed to work in the hair or beauty industry. Units covered are:

  • An introduction to the hair and beauty sector

  • presenting a professional image in a salon. Learners have a choice of eight of the following

  • Hand care

  • Nail art

  • Shampooing

  • Create a hair and beauty image

  • Health and safety

  • The art of dressing hair

  • The art of photographic make up

  • Plaiting and twisting hair

Study Methods

For these qualifications you'll complete practical demonstrations and assignments.

How is the course assessed

You learn at College through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments. You'll have access to a realistic hairdressing environment where you'll practise and demonstrate your skills. You will be assessed by tutors and assessors, using assignments, practical hairdressing tasks and online tests.

Where next - Further Studies

The learner could progress onto an apprenticeship at Level 2 in either hairdressing or beauty therapy or other qualifications such as such as: Level 2 Diploma In Women’s Hairdressing

Where next - Job Opportunities

This qualification could lead to jobs such as:

  • Hairdressing Salon Assistant

  • Beauty Salon Assistant.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

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When I looked at the salons on Open Day I felt Uxbridge College was the best place to help me follow my dreams of becoming a hairdresser. What’s not to love about the College - the facilities are perfect and we never run out of products to use. The teachers are so down to earth and helpful. If you had a bad experience in school and you feel college is the same, trust me it’s not.

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Uxbridge College makes me feel welcome and included. The teachers are very helpful and through my course and I am gaining the experience required for a career in the hairdressing field. The College has very good facilities and is also easy for me to travel to. I would say Uxbridge College is the right platform and stepping stone to getting your qualifications.