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Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector Entry Level Certificate at Aylesbury College

Course description

You will develop the necessary knowledge, understanding and gain basic skills in beauty and hair techniques. This programme is aimed at students with a keen interest in the hair and beauty industry and may not have the entry requirements for a higher level programme.

Course content

This is a practical based course and you will receive ongoing assessment on your practical skills. There will be theory which underpins the practical knowledge. In addition to your study programme, work experience within the Hair and Beauty department is required. There will be a strong focus on building English and maths skills in order to progress to study further.


Example modules Presenting a professional (No Suggestions) women’s hair


Entry requirements

You will be required to purchase a beauty kit which will include everything you need to start your career in the Beauty industry. A uniform will be required so that you are presenting a professional image at all times.


You will carry out a range of practical assessments within an educational salon environment. You will collate theoretical evidence in the form of assignments, projects, tests, quizzes and demonstrations.

Financial information

Uniform - £60 Kit - £120

Future opportunities

Upon completion of this course and successful completion of English and maths, you can potentially progress on to the Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing.

Once successful in this course you will have the opportunity to find work experience in the Hair or Beauty industry to support further training.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Aylesbury College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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