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Introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty Level 1 Diploma at Warwickshire College Group

Course description

The C & G Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector is designed to build on your interest and passion for the hair & beauty industry.  The course provides you with an ideal practical introduction to prepare you for further learning or training such as Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

Customer Service Level 1 introduces learners to customer service in a customer focused industry.

Course content

  • Introduction to hair and beauty sector
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon
  • Shampoo and condiitoning
  • Create an image using colour for the hair and beauty sector
  • Skin care
  • Hand care
  • Styling women's hair
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Basic make-up application
  • Nail art application
  • Colour hair using temporary colour
  • The art of photographic make-up

Please be aware City and Guilds may amend any unit from time to time.
Maths and English are an integral part of this course.  However if you already hold these qualifications at Grade C and above then you will be exempt from studying Maths and English.


Observation  /  Oral questioning  /  Written questions  /  Project assessment
Assignment work  /  Portfolio building  /  Tutorial mechanism

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can progress on to the VRQ Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Warwickshire College Group directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2017
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