Hair & Beauty Skills Training Course Level 1

  • Hair & Beauty Skills Level 1 for 16 - 18 Year Olds
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Hair & Beauty Skills Training Course Level 1

Can I take this course?

Suitable for 16-18 year olds with a keen interest in the hair and beauty industry. This course will give you a taste of various elements of the hair and beauty industries. At the end of the course you can choose to specialise and progress to a Level 2 qualification in either Beauty or Hair and Make-up Artistry.

Course Overview

Campus        Start Date             Attendance       Duration
Canvey     September 2018    Full time (3 days)   1 year

What is included in this course?

The following units will be studied, alongside Maths and English if necessary:

  • Skin Care
  • Hand & Nail care
  • Foot & toe-nail care
  • Nail Art
  • Make-up application
  • Follow health & safety in a salon
  • Customer service skills
  • Shampoo & Condition Hair
  • Blow-dry hair
  • Winding skills
  • Plaiting hair
  • Colour hair using temporary hair colour
  • Create a hair & beauty image using colour

Assessment is carried out as graded practical assessments and coursework.

Assessments are graded as Fail/Pass/Merit/Distinction.
The overall qualification is graded as Fail/Pass/Merit/Distinction

Entry Requirements:

  • Commitment to study maths and English if GCSE Grade 4 or C has not yet been achieved
  • Purchase of a uniform, full kit and text book prior to the course starting.

What can I progress to?

At the end of the course you may progress onto one of our Level 2 programmes.

How much is this course?

The course is free for learners aged 16-18 on 31st August 2018.

Approximate costs of required purchases

  • Uniform £30
  • Text book £25
  • Equipment £150
  • Non-refundable resource fee £75

How do I apply?

Please apply via

If you have any questions or would like further information, please call the Academy on 01268 207651 or email