Hair & Beauty Diploma Level 1

Course Code: HB1DP
Learning Aim Code: 50063467
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Duration: One Year
Campus: Metro One campus

Is this the right course for me?

If you’re passionate about hair & beauty and want to work in the industry the City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma will teach you the practical and theory skills you need to become a Level 1 qualified hair and beauty therapist.

You will gain skills in a range of areas including skin care, make-up, temporary colouring and styling women’s hair, as well as important customer service and communication skills which will set you on the road to a successful career in the industry.

You will also benefit from a range of enrichment activities to develop your skills further – recent activities have included IBD Just Gel Polish and ear piercing – as well as showcasing your skills at college shows and events, and joining in activities organised by the Students’ Union.

What will I learn?

During this course you will study the following modules:

  • Basic make-up application
  • The art of photographic make-up
  • Plaiting and twisting
  • Skin care
  • Creating a hair and beauty image
  • Providing basic pedicure treatments
  • Providing basic manicure treatments
  • Presenting a professional image in the salon
  • Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Colour hair using a temporary colour
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Styling women’s hair
  • Personal & social development
  • Functional skills maths and English

What skills will I gain?

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop skills to be able to perform specific hair and beauty-related services.
  • Gain knowledge in anatomy and physiology relevant to various services.
  • Develop customer care and communication skills to deal with enquiries, retail, consultation, complaints and all forms of client care.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways:

  • Continuous assessment of practical tasks
  • Assignments
  • Paper based tests to assess your knowledge and understanding

What can I do next?

Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to a Level 2 Hair or Beauty qualification.

  • Pursue a career in hair & beauty therapy and related industries
  • Progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Beauty

What are the Entry Requirements?

To access this course you are required to have:

  • Three or more GCSEs at grade G or above and a trade test

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