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Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector – Level 1 Certificate


Level 1



Type of study

School Leavers




1 Year

The Level 1 Certificate is an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector and it is designed to introduce you to a range of practical skills from across the H&B Sector. The qualification has two mandatory units; Introduction to the hair and beauty sector and Present a professional image in the salon. It is flexible with and a range of 19 optional units including plaiting and twisting hair, dressing hair and themed face painting. 

GCSE Maths and English at grade 2 


  • Introduction to shampoo and conditioning
  • Create an image using colour
  • Introduction to themed face painting
  • Introduction to basic styling for women
  • Temporary colour application
  • Team work
  • Introduction for plaiting and twisting
  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Personal presentation
  • Personal and social development
  • English
  • Maths


Coursework and holistic exams  


Progress to the Level 2 Hair and Beauty Skills


Hairdressing kit estimate £200  

Uniform – estimate £40  

Resource fee- estimate £65 


Opportunity to go to the biggest hairdressing show to see professional events and live training shows. Guest speakers we have are from Schwarzkopf to train with our professional products and colours. Steiner come in to talk about a career you can have within cruise ships. 


We have two equipped fully functioning salons; one for training purpose and the commercial Elements salon for clients. Both salons have salon friendly lighting to give the light to achieve the prefect outcomes on colours and cuts.  

A fully equipped dispensary section to have all your electrical items and setting equipment. Learners will have to learn how to use our washing machines and tumble dryers so they can have a stock of t towels ready to be able to use for the next working day. All PPE is provided to maintain good hygiene and to keep all learners safe.  

We work with Schwarzkopf for professional products and colours.