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Level 1

C&G 3001-12 L1 in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy


Depending on which qualification you choose, you’ll cover topics including:

  • Hand care, skin care, nail art and shampooing
  • Make up application and face painting
  • Women’s hair styling
  • Using colour to create an image.
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Creating an image
  • Communication and getting you work ready for the industry

For these qualifications you’ll complete practical demonstrations and assignments.

Level 1
You’re just starting out in hair and beauty and want a basic understanding of the industry in order to succeed in a job in the hair and beauty area or move on to further study.

Progression route from this course is Barbering Level 2 and Hair or Beauty VRQ Level 2


Full time Level 1 which is suitable for school leavers with a passion for hair and beauty therapy

3 GCSE’s grade 3 or above in any subject preferably English and maths and a science. If you do not have these entry requirements don’t worry let us know and we will find the correct course for you.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


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