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An Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector at LCBT

Course description

This course, which is free to those aged 19+ and unemployed plus those 16-18, will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills to progress towards a career in the Beauty Therapy, Hair, Styling and Nail industries. It’s a great first step in returning to education before going on to a Level 2 Diploma. Your skills and confidence will increase as you progress.

Course content

  • Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Nail Art
  • Creating a Hair and Beauty Image
  • Make-Up Skills
  • Presenting a Professional Image in a Salon Environment

Entry requirements

Entry on to all of our programmes is gained through an holistic approach to identifying the correct level of learning. We base this on prior attainment, diagnostic testing in literacy and numeracy as well as analysing your desire to work within the beauty industry using skills scans.

Financial information

This course is funded for eligible 16-18s and also may be fully- or part-funded for those who are aged 19+.

Future opportunities

Progression & Employment:

This course will provide you with an excellent stepping stone to our
Level 2 Beauty Therapy / Hair and Media Make-up / Nail Technician diplomas. 

Further information


We are the UK’s leading Beauty Therapy college, and as part of your course we will give you regular opportunities to attend industry talks and trade shows. Plus you will perfect your skills on members of the public in our working salon. We also offer employment support through our Job Shop.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 February 2015
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    • Customer Service
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 02072081300
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