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Introduction to the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Sector: Foundation Learning at Heart of England Training Ltd (HOET)

Course description

This is the level one introduction to the hairdressing and beauty therapy sector. You can complete this qualification at award, certificate or diploma. Many of our learners who complete this go onto an apprenticeship in either hairdressing or beauty therapy.

Most of the course is practical and you will complete most of this on real customers to get you ready for when you move onto a salon. We also have additional workshops and trips throughout the year that help with your experience.

All of our training salons are located in city centres, so you can come and have a look around... or even have a treatment yourself?

Course content

You will do units covering both hairdressing and beauty therapy. These will build your skills and make you more employable when you go onto job searches. You can choose the units that you want to do, so it can be a personalised qualification.

We will also help you with your employability skills, maths and english.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course


You will be assessed by our training staff. They will observe you, take pictures and have discussions with you, all to build your portfolio.

Financial information

£75 start bonus for anyone who starts until 31st March 2013. T&Cs apply.

You can earn up to £60 a month. Travel payments can also be issued.

Future opportunities

You can progress onto an apprenticeship or a job in the hairdressing or beauty sector. Many of our learners go even further and complete the advanced apprenticeship... You could even go on to owning your own salon!

Further information

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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: 12 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Can last up to a year
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