Hairdressing with ESOL Diploma Level 1 at The Manchester College
Designed for anyone who wants to get a full, comprehensive introduction to a wide range of practical hairdressing skills, this Level 1 Diploma will give you a good, solid understanding of relevant techniques and lay the foundations for further study and an exciting future career. You’ll start with a wider look at the whole hair and beauty sector, focusing on how to present a professional image in the salon and how to follow health and safety regulations correctly. Throughout the course, you’ll develop your skills in shampooing, blow-drying and styling both women’s and men’s hair, as well as learning how to section hair effectively and apply temporary colour. With optional units to choose from as well, you can also learn how to plait and twist hair effectively. You’ll be learning in a real working environment and developing all the skills and abilities you’ll need for employment.
You don’t need to have any formal qualifications to enrol on this diploma, but we do ask that you are working at Entry Level 3 or above in both Literacy and Numeracy. Of course, you should also be passionate about working in this industry. We’ll invite you for a short initial assessment too, to check this course is suitable for you. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSEs in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements
Both practical assignments and written work will form the basis for your assessment on this diploma, with regular tasks to complete throughout the year. You’ll be building a portfolio of all your skills and abilities, from assessments, observations, written tests, work placements, and weekly tutorial sessions.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.
All the skills you learn on this course will be preparing you for future employment as a hairdresser or other related career in the hair and beauty industry. After completing this diploma, you’ll have the opportunity to advance onto other courses with us at The Manchester College and expand your hairdressing knowledge and abilities further, with diplomas in Barbering, Hairdressing Studies, African Caribbean Hairdressing and Creative Hair Design.
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.