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Introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (Hairdressing Route) Level 1 at Middlesbrough College

Course description

This course is for anyone aspiring to become a trainee hair stylist. It will cover practical and all aspects of theory, with an assignment or exam to cover each unit. You will practice hair services within our brand new Francesco commercial hair salon. This course may include 9.00am starts and a late night. You will develop skills in a realistic working environment with sector relevant work experience.

Course content

The units will cover:- Health and safety Styling hair Plaiting and twisting Professional image Shampooing and conditioning Basic colouring Reception Working with others Dressing hair Creating a hair and beauty image Learning about the industry. All learners to study 2 hours of English and Maths You will attend 4 hours of theory a week You will attend 7 hours of practical a week

Entry requirements

3 GCSES grade D - G "If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme."


Theory- Theory will be assessed through assignment work and online tests Practical- Each learner will be assessed practically through formative and summative assessments.

Future opportunities

Full time VRQ level 2 Hairdressing or an apprenticeship in Hairdressing.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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