Hair & Beauty Skills Level 1
About this course
This course is an introduction to the Hair and Beauty sector and will help you to develop effective inter-personal skills and a foundation for a career in the industry.
This qualification includes all the necessary knowledge to develop your practical Hair and Beauty skills including a mandatory unit in creating a Hair and Beauty image using colour.
To further enhance your employability skills there will be opportunities for you to complete a one week work placement.
This compulsory aspect of the course gives you the chance to apply the knowledge gained in class to the real world of work.
What will I learn?
- Shampoo and Condition Hair
- Blow Dry Hair
- Hand and Nail Care
You will be able to work in a realistic working environment developing the core skills needed for a career in the industry.
Other skills such as customer service and health & safety will also be developed throughout the course.
How will I be assessed?
Practical observations are assessed along with written coursework on an ongoing basis and there are no written exams.
Practical assessments will be carried out on a model.
What do I need?
- A Literacy and Numeracy test plus a satisfactory interview
Where can it take me?
- Halesowen College - Level 2 vocational qualifications in Hairdressing or Beauty
This course is a good foundation for the start of a successful career in the Hair and Beauty industry.
There are opportunities to participate in trips to industry-related exhibitions and participate in our industry week fun activities.
Some examples of activities such as hair cutting, face painting, tanning and much more.