This is a skill development course particularly suitable for anyone who wishes to gain initial insights or progress from Entry Level to a Level 1 qualification in Hair and Beauty to start work in the industry. After the initial 2-week introduction, you have a choice of pathways:
Hairdressing, including shampoo and conditioning, hair plaiting and styling.
Beauty Therapy, including skin care, make-up, nail art, manicure and pedicure.
Barbering, including shampoo and conditioning, styling men's hair and using temporary colour.
Make-up, including skin care, make-up and face painting.
Nails, including pedicure, manicure and hand care. By completing the full 12-week course, there is an opportunity to gain the Level 1 Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills.
You will study, hairdressing, beauty, make-up or nails, depending on the pathway you chose
Committment to complete the programme
There is no assessment for this 2-week introductory course
If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.
Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.
By completing the full 12-week course there is an opportunity to gain the Level 1 Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills which will allow you to progress into the Level 2 certificate programme.