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Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Hair & Beauty Sector (Hair) at Ashford College

Course description

An introduction to the hairdressing industry.

You will learn basic hairdressing and beauty skills while you develop your literacy, numeracy, speaking, listening and IT so that you can move up to a higher level qualification. This course also covers health and safety and teamwork.

Units include:

• Reception skills
• Underpinning theory
• Shampoo and style
• Basic hand care
• Basic facial care
• Plait and twist hair
• Design skills
• Work experience

You will also need to buy specialist equipment and clothing.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at Grades D-G/3-1, including English and maths at minimum Grade E/2, or have achieved a full Entry 3 or Level 1 qualification previously with the college.

Your enrolment is subject to a successful interview, references and skills assessment.

Future opportunities

Progress on to a Level 2 course in either hair design or beauty therapy.

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.

Last updated date: 30 October 2018
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    • Ashford College offers you a wide choice of courses for a fantastic learning experience. Choose from work-related options such as beauty therapy, construction or motor vehicle, Apprenticeships giving you the chance to earn while you learn, all the way up to university-level programmes in a range of subjects.

      The College gives you the freedom to learn in your own way, in an environment that offers first-class facilities and lecturers with industry experience. We will help you find the right course and, often, when your course is completed, help you to find work in the career you are aspiring to.

      Elwick Road campus

      The brand new campus on Elwick Road is just a stone’s throw away from Ashford International railway station. With £26m of investment, the new purpose-built state-of-the-art teaching facilities including fashion and photography studios, a professional kitchen, music production studio, multi-media learning resource centre and workshops for motor vehicle, bricklaying, plastering and plumbing. Our hair and beauty salon, restaurant and coffee shop will be open to the public and provide a real-life working environment for students.