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Hair & Beauty Level 1 at Craven College

Course description

Gain a valuable introduction into the dynamic industry of Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy and build up the basic knowledge and skills needed for the  industry with this Level 1 qualification.

The Academy of Hair & Beauty at our High Street Campus has fully equipped modern, professional salons for Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Nail Services. You will use up to date equipment and professional products throughout your course whilst being taught by highly qualified professionals with a wealth of industry experience. You will attend the Manchester Trade Fair and have the opportunity to enter and visit other competitions. You will learn how to complete a variety of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy treatments, working safely in the salon and promote a professional image. You will take part in work experience and be encouraged to find part-time work in a salon whilst completing your Level 1 Certificate in Occupational Studies for the Workplace qualification.

Course content

  • Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Industry
  • Presenting a Professional Image in the Salon
  • Optional units (you must complete at least 3) include:
  • Skin Care
  • Provide Basic Manicure Treatments
  • Provide Basic Pedicure Treatments
  • Shampoo Hair
  • Plait Hair
  • Styling Women’s Hair
  • Styling Men’s Hair

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs 9-1 (A*-G) including English & maths


Written and practical assessment

Financial information

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Future opportunities


Your choices may include:

  • Hairdressing, Nails and Beauty Therapy Level 2
  • Hair Professional (Hairdresser) Apprenticeship
  • Hair Professional (Barber) Apprenticeship

Your choices may include:

  • Salon Assistant
  • Salon Junior

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course:Craven College Support

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 August 2018
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