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Edexcel NVQ Level 1 in Hairdressing *Fees Payable* at Eden College

Course description

The Edexcel Level 1 NVQ in Hairdressing provides an initial qualification for candidates who have little or no experience in the industry. For example, it is available for 14–16 year olds (under supervision), as well as older candidates.

Course content

To gain the full NVQ the candidate must complete six units in total. The candidate is required to complete all five mandatory units plus one optional unit.

Mandatory Units

Unit G1: Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

Unit G2: Assist with salon reception duties

Unit G3: Contribute to the development of effective working relationships

Unit H1: Shampoo and condition hair

Unit H5: Prepare for hairdressing services and maintain work areas

Optional Units

Unit H2: Assist with perming and colouring services

Unit H3: Assist with perming, relaxing and colouring services

Unit H4: Assist with perming, relaxing and colouring services for African Caribbean hair


Exams and coursework.

Financial information

Level 1 - Fees are £600 for home(EU), £750 for funded students and £900 for international students.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 6 Months