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Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector at Telford College Of Arts And Technology - TCAT

Course description

This qualification is an introduction to the Hair & Beauty Industry
and is ideal for students who are looking to explore their interest into
the profession allowing them to learn, develop and practice the basic
skills required in this area. Some of the units to be covered:
 
• Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector
• Presenting a professional image in a Salon
• Basic Shampooing and Conditioning
• Colouring of hair
 
You will be expected to submit written assignments, complete
on-line exams, perform practical treatments on the general public
and answer oral questions which are all required for full completion
of this qualification. Full Time Study Programmes are built around
a collection of key elements which all students benefit from, these
include:
 
• Main Qualification in the subject of your choice
• English & mathematics qualifications for all students who have not
yet achieved A*- C grade in either subject
• Work Experience or External Work Placement which is planned
with you at the start of your course and links to your career goals
and ambitions
• Weekly Tutorial with your personal tutor
• A wide range of Enrichment Activities to support your broader
skills, such as team work or communication

Course content

This qualification is an introduction to the Hair & Beauty Industry
and is ideal for students who are looking to explore their interest into
the profession allowing them to learn, develop and practice the basic
skills required in this area. Some of the units to be covered:
 
• Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector
• Presenting a professional image in a Salon
• Basic Shampooing and Conditioning
• Colouring of hair
 
You will be expected to submit written assignments, complete
on-line exams, perform practical treatments on the general public
and answer oral questions which are all required for full completion
of this qualification. Full Time Study Programmes are built around
a collection of key elements which all students benefit from, these
include:
 
• Main Qualification in the subject of your choice
• English & mathematics qualifications for all students who have not
yet achieved A*- C grade in either subject
• Work Experience or External Work Placement which is planned
with you at the start of your course and links to your career goals
and ambitions
• Weekly Tutorial with your personal tutor
• A wide range of Enrichment Activities to support your broader
skills, such as team work or communication

Entry requirements

2 GCSE E-F English & Maths D or below 

Assessment

To achieve each unit there are practical tasks, reports, knowledge
questions and examinations.

Future opportunities

Career opportunities within the Hair or Beauty Industry,
or Apprenticeship.

Further information

Practical assessments are carried out on mannequin heads and the
general public. Students are required to purchase a uniform and kit.
Additional costs for trips and visits.
All students will be encouraged to participate in extracurricular
activities (trips and workshops) these will be at an extra cost.
 
Further Study
Progression onto Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing OR Level 2 NVQ
Diploma in Beauty Therapy.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Telford College Of Arts And Technology - TCAT directly.

Last updated date: 06 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Learner Services
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01952642237
    • Email address:
    • studserv@tcat.ac.uk

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