Accessibility links

Hairdressing Level 1 Diploma at Aylesbury College

Course description

This qualification has been designed to prepare you for employment as a Junior Hairdresser/Stylist. You will be trained in basic hair techniques and work on external clients to gain real life hairdressing experience which is a great opportunity to build confidence and skills.

Course content

This is a practical based course and you will develop valuable skills of communication and confidence with clients. In addition 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 a salon is highly recommended and will lead to job opportunities.


Example modules Introduction to the Hair & Beauty sector Presenting a professional image in the salon Styling women’s and men’s hair Colour hair using temporary colour


Entry requirements

All applicants will be required to attend an interview. A minimum of 2 GCSE’s at grade D. Salon experience would be very beneficial.

Future opportunities

Upon completion of this course you can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing (full time or apprenticeship)or a Level 2 Diploma in Barbering.

Many of ours students find employment after completion on this course in various roles within a salon such as receptionist or Hairdressing assistant.

Further information

You will be required to purchase a hair kit which will include everything you need to start your career in hairdressing. A uniform will be required so that you are presenting a professional image at all times and a course text book will be invaluable for home study.
During your year of study the will also be opportunities to participate in workshops, trips and exhibitions.

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

Key information