Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Level 1 Diploma at Brooklands College
The course is for 16-19 year olds who wish to enter the professional world of the beauty industry. This is a one year course that will include both practical and theory work.
Study will include facials, manicure, pedicure, preparation of the work area for Level 2 treatments and basic anatomy and physiology.
You will also be assessed on the a small number of Hairdressing units such as blow-drying, shampooing & plaiting and twisting hair.
During the course you will also be enrolled onto the tutorial, enrichment programme, 3 functional skills, and a personal and social development programme that will prepare you for work within the beauty industry.
Students will be expected to wear a uniform and present themselves in a professional manner as practical work will be assessed in the commercial beauty salon.
You will need to work in a commercial salon for one day per week. The college may be able to assist in finding you a suitable work placement.
You need GCSE passes grade D or below.
Continuous assessment via practical course assignments and written evaluations.
A uniform and beauty kit is strongly recommended and this can be purchased from our agreed supplier (information will be given to you at interview). Visits may include: professional exhibitions, an international visit and a chance to take part in competitions and suppliers product courses. Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.
You can further your studies by moving onto a Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy. Alternatively, you may wish to go straight into employment. Beauty Therapists tend to start their career in a beauty salon or spa. They can also go on to specialise in a specific area such as massage or skin care.
A starting salary for a Beauty Therapist would be approximately £12,000.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brooklands College directly.