Hair and Beauty (Beauty) - C&G Level 1 Diploma at East Durham College
This qualification is intended to provide an understanding of the sector and the vocational skills and knowledge required for Level 1. Beauty skills will be developed during real work activities in a salon environment. It will also provide an awareness of the range of jobs and work settings in the sector and will enable candidates to make informed decisions about careers in the sector.
Fourteen units must be completed to pass the course. Presenting a professional image, Themed face painting, Photographic Make-up, Health and Safety, Basic pedicure, Create an image using colour, Working with others, Skin care, Introduction to the hair & beauty sector, Basic make-up, Nail art application, Basic manicure, Create a hair & beauty image, Reception.
All applicants will be interviewed and cover an initial assessment in an industry related task. The required literacy and numeracy skills are Entry 3 or working towards a level 1. Learners under 19 years of age will need to complete functional skills or GCSE depending on qualifications already achieved.
There will be a combination of theory, covering the underpinning knowledge required, and training in the required skills to underpin practical competence. Candidates are required to
complete practical assessments which are graded at pass, credit or distinction. Functional skills are required and are an essential part of this qualification.
Candidates will work salon industrial sessions on clients, models and model heads to practice competency regarding assessment criteria.
If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
After successful completion of the course you will have an awareness of the skills and requirements needed in the beauty industry and can progress onto the next level of training.
A one year programme in which knowledge is assessed via practical and written assignments. Evidence is generated and presented in a portfolio.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Durham College directly.