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Hair and Beauty Entry Level at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you hoping to start a career in hairdressing or beauty therapy?

This course gives you an introduction to hair and beauty, preparing you to work in a hair or beauty salon, spa or other environment.

The course provides valuable training for employment and further study, giving you a broad understanding of the industry and its techniques. It is suitable for students progressing from GCSEs or an equivalent background.

Course content

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical Delivery
  • Theory Sessions
  • Commercial Salon Training

You will also undertake work experience as part of the programme.

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to Literacy and Numeracy skills.

You will also study additional relevant qualifications, which may include the Welsh Baccalaureate. These will be explained to you at interview, or contact Learner Services for more information.

Entry requirements

  • You will need to have experience within the public sector, pass an interview and have satisfactory references.
  • Personal qualities to include enthusiasm, dexterity and a friendly nature. 
  • This course will suit those looking to undertake an apprenticeship


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Practical assessments
  • Written and Oral Tests

Future opportunities

The course gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and education. You could proceed onto a number of courses at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Beauty Therapy Level 1 (available at Rhos-on-Sea, Rhyl, Bangor and Dolgellau)
  • Hairdressing Level 1 (available at Rhos-on-Sea, Rhyl, Bangor and Dolgellau)
  • Apprenticeship in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy.

Career opportunities

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Hairdresser
  • Holistic Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager


Further information

Programme code: 0703AE0B

Depending on the campus, students may be able to access elements of the programme in both English and Welsh through some programme learning materials being made available bilingually. Details will be provided to you at interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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