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What's Involved

The course is an introduction in to the Beauty Therapy Industry. A chance to train in a realistic working environment. With an opportunity to progress onto Level 2 Beauty Therapy. You will study health and safety in the workplace, reception, facials, make-up and nail treatments.

Entry Requirements

You'll require GCSE English and Maths at Grades 3-1 (D-G) and two further GCSEs at Grade 2 (F).

You'll need good school references for attendance and punctuality and will have a positive interview with course staff before enrolment. You'll also have assessments to determine your English and Maths skill levels.

Where will it take me?

The Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector qualifications can open doors to a wide variety of roles, including:

  • Salon Assistant;
  • Salon Receptionist.

Following completion of these qualifications, you can progress onto a Level 1 or Level 2 NVQ or VRQ in either Hairdressing, Barbering or Beauty Therapy.

Course Assessment Method

Assessment is continuous throughout the academic year and you'll complete treatments on peers and clients alike. After each assessment you will be given feedback from your tutor to give you the knowledge required to make any improvements ready for summative assessments. When you are ready for final assessment you will be assessed in a practical environment as you complete the practical treatments on salon clients.

All 13 units require you to complete a written assignment. You will be given the detailed information required to support you with research and fact finding in preparation for each assignment.

All assignments will have their own individual deadline date for submission. This will then be marked and you will received feedback on your submission within 14 days of the hand-in date.

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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