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If you're passionate about hair and beauty, but unsure which area you want to work in, this Level 1 Diploma will give you an overview of the industry and an introduction to a range of skills to enable you to decide which area you would like to specialise in in the future.
To enhance your learning, you will also get chance to take part in enrichment weeks during which you will be able to learn new techniques, take part in competitions, and complete additional short courses in areas that would be useful to you in the industry, such as hair extensions, ear piercing or eyelash extensions.
You will also complete 30 hours of work experience in a salon and attend lessons to improve your English and maths (or directed study if you already have Grade 4 or above).
Please note: you will be expected to arrange the work experience placement yourself and will also be required to purchase your own beauty and hairdressing kit, costing approximately £250, and college-approved uniform costing approximately £40 - order forms will be provided before the start of the course and financial support may be available to help with these costs.
Also, if you earn less than £30,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE!
To access this course you are required to:
During this course you will study the following modules:
In addition, if you are aged 16-19 and have not achieved a Grade 4 in English and/or maths you will required to attend classes for the relevant subject as part of your course.
By studying this course you will:
Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways:
The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:
When you enrol at City of Wolverhampton College you’ll not only benefit from excellent teaching by our tutors, but our excellent learning facilities too.