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Hair, beauty and holistics - VTCT Diploma in Hair and Beauty Skills level 1 at Kirklees College, Dewsbury Centre

Course description

If you’re unsure whether to choose hair, beauty or make-up, this course will give you basic skills in all three so you can decide which route to specialise in at the next level.

Course content

You will cover:

• Shampooing and conditioning hair

• Blow drying and styling hair

• Colouring hair using temporary colours

• Skincare • Face-painting

• Make-up application

• Hand and nail care

• Foot and toenail care

• Nail art

• Creating a hair and beauty image

• Salon health and safety

• Customer service

• Promoting hair and beauty products

The purchase of a kit is essential to the completion of this course. Personal appearance must reflect industry standards.

Entry requirements

English and maths grade 1 or above. Successful completion of current studies. You should demonstrate an interest or knowledge of hairdressing and beauty.


• Observations of practical ability

• Treatment plans

• Written assignments

• External tests

• Online learning

• Portfolio completion

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 27 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year