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C&G Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to the Hair/Beauty Sector (3001-90)

1 year
Next course start
2 September, 2024 See details
Course delivery
1 year
Next course start
2 September, 2024 See details
Course delivery
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Course description

C&G Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to the Hair/Beauty Sector (3001-90) -C1DHBF

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.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

2 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Uxbridge


Nationally recognised qualification

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
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UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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