City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 2 or above, a successful interview, a positive school report and a keen interest in the industry.
Future Study and Careers
Level 2 Beauty Therapy or level 2 Hair and Media Makeup.
You can apply for an apprenticeship or paid employment in the sector.
This course is ideal for beginners and will give you a great introduction to the diverse beauty industry.
Your course will be a mix of practical salon, classroom and workplace sessions with employers including Bannatynes, Champneys and the Lister Hospital.
Areas of study include preparing and maintaining the work area, assisting with facial skin care, assisting with nail treatments, customer service, health and safety and anatomy and physiology.
You will learn the skills you need for the workplace including communication, numeracy, organisation and relationship-building.
You will also complete maths and English qualifications if you haven’t got them already, as they are essential in this industry.
Please note: There will be an additional cost for uniform and kit at approx £200. The course tutor will be able to provide you with further advice and guidance about this.