Level 1 Hair & Beauty Foundation Studies at East Sussex College Hastings
During this one-year course you will gain a thorough understanding of the hairdressing and beauty industries.
Over the course of the year you will develop all the basic skills you need to get you ready for a career in one of these exciting industries. You will be able to learn about health and safety in the beauty and hairdressing salon and develop teamwork and self-management skills. Our experienced and professional tutors will pass on their knowledge to teach a range of practical skills including how to perform a manicure, nail art application and basic make-up, along with shampoo, condition, blow-dry and style women’s hair. You will be able to understand the importance of and how to care for the client’s skin, as well as learning how to present yourself professionally as you preform treatments of paying clients in our commercial salons at the college.
You will study a range of topics including:
- Health and Safety
- An Introduction to the Hair and Beauty sector
- Skin care
- Themed face painting
- Basic make-up
- Create a hair and beauty image
- Nail art application
- Presenting a professional image in the salon
- Shampooing & conditioning
Your assessments will focus around practical tasks and treatments carried out in the salon, as well as coursework assignments and exams.
Once you have successfully completed this course you will have experience in both hair and beauty industries meaning you can choose which route to follow at Level 2.
The UK hair and beauty industry employs more than a million people and is continuing to grow. With more than 50,000 hair and beauty businesses in the UK, there are excellent opportunities for employment or self-employment in roles such as a Beauty therapist, Hairdresser, Make-up artist, Nail technician or Salon Receptionist.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.