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Hair and Beauty Sector (Hair) Introduction Level 1 Diploma at Chichester College

Course description

This exciting course offers you an introduction into a variety of different hair and beauty services offered in industry. This course is a good starting point especially if you are not sure which sector you are suited to most. On this course you will undertake units such as manicure, make-up, styling hair, use of temporary colouring and many more.

Course content

You will study a variety of both theory and practical units such as:Nail Techniques, introduction to Hair and Beauty, Professional Image, Make-up , Styling hair, Shampoo and conditioning, Create an Image, Skin Care, Temporary Colouring of the hair and more. You will also be required to complete work experience as part of the course. Within your study programme you will also take functional skills or GCSEs to develop your English and Maths skills. 

Theory and practical lessons will be delivered . Much of the learning process will be student centred and will require commitment, dedication and the ability to conduct independent research. Lessons will be in a creative and fun learning environment , where you will also work on clients. 

Entry requirements

No previous experience or qualifications needed, just an interest in the Hair and Beauty industry.


You will be assessed practically and with written assignments that are graded pass, merit or distinction. 

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website.

Future opportunities

Progression upon successfully completion of the course to level 2
Hair, Beauty or Barbering or and apprenticeship with in Hairdressing. If
wanting to go straight into industry then this course will prepare you to
work as a salon assistant.

Further information

Oasis has 11 fully equipped professional commercial salons
creating a stimulating and exciting learning environment. Opportunity to
work on real clients, Professional product ranges are used providing a
broad range of product knowledge. Study facilities with computer access.
Uniform and Kit to be purchased and all information for this given at


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 March 2016
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    • Chichester is our main campus; right in the heart of the city, with lovely views of the Cathedral, across beautiful areas of parkland. Although relatively small, Chichester still has all the entertainment facilities you’d expect from much larger cities, such as cinemas, a leisure/sports centre, swimming pool, golf courses, a bowling alley, sports clubs, galle