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Hair and Beauty Studies Foundation Diploma at Redwood Education and Skills

Course description

The Foundation Diploma in Hair and Beauty Studies will cover the following topics: Introducing the Hair and Beauty Sector; Creating a Positive Impression in the Hair and Beauty Sector; Introducing Hair Styling; Introducing Basic Skin Care Treatments; Introducing Basic Hand and Nail Care Services; Personal Appearance, Styling and Wellbeing; Careers in the Hair and Beauty Sector and Related Industries. You will also undertake a project. You will: -gain a broad understanding of the hair and beauty sector -investigate the whole hair and beauty sector and gain awareness of possible career opportunities within the sector -understand key personal presentation, customer service and communication skills -be given the opportunity to practice some basic hairdressing, skincare and nail services -be encouraged to investigate the importance of appearance and style.

Entry requirements

For the Foundation Diploma in Hair and Beauty Studies you need to have reached Level 4 in English, maths and science at the end of Year 9.

Future opportunities

Upon completion of the Foundation Diploma you may be able to go onto a Level 2 Diploma in Hair and or Beauty therapy, NVQ Level 2 in Hairdresing or Beauty Therapy, an apprenticeship, employment or further study.A Foundation Diploma in Hair and Beauty Studies will enable you to move on to study of the Diploma at Higher and Advanced Level. It may also allow you to study vocational or a vocationally-related courses or GCSEs.

Further information

Your Careers Adviser or the Connexions PA at your school/college. You can also drop into the One Stop Shop, 181 King Street, Hammersmith W6 9JT (Tel 0208 741 2441) - open Monday to Friday 9.30-5.00 p.m. - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30 to 7.00 p.m. Applications can only be made through your school.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Redwood Education and Skills directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

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