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
  • Skin care
  • Nail art
  • Face painting
  • Shampooing
  • Create a hair and beauty image
  • Health and safety
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Plaiting and twisting hair

  • 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.

  • 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 – Job Opportunities

    This qualification could lead to jobs such as:

    • Hairdressing Salon Assistant
    • Beauty Salon Assistant.
  • 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

  • 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.

Course starting Sep 2024

Starts 2 September 2024

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Hayes Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00