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Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Industry L1 Diploma at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

If your dream is to become a top Hair Stylist / Beauty Therapist then this is the place to start. You will learn and practice the skills needed to be successful in your career; whether this is travelling the world, working on a cruise liner, running your own salon or working in the entertainment industry. The opportunities are as broad as your imagination. This full time course is taught over 3 / 4 days a week and a work placement for 1 year based at our Spennymoor Campus. Which includes Maths, English and Enterprise.

Course content

You gain skills in our purpose built Hair and Beauty Salons gaining valuable work experience. You will study topics such as: Follow Health & Safety in the salon, Introduction to the Hair & Beauty sector, Working with others, Styling Women’s hair, Plating hair, Basic colouring, Create an image, Manicures, Nail Art,Make-up, Skin care and facials and present a complete image.

Future opportunities

This programme aims to help you to develop the skills, knowledge and experience to progress onto either a Level 2 Hair or Level 2 Beauty Therapists Course.


Materials needed

All students in the Hairdressing and Beauty department are required to wear a uniform and purchase their own hairdressing kit which can be purchased from the College. (Support may be provided).

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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