This course will provide you with an introduction to the hair and beauty industry, working in our professional salons and developing communication and customer care skills.
You will develop essential transferrable skills such as health and safety, as well as begin to develop specialist hairdressing and beauty therapy technical knowledge such as assisting with skin and hand care, reception duties and setting and dressing hair. These skills will help you provide a stepping stone to undertake further training at Level 2, specialising in either hairdressing or beauty therapy.
Topics covered can include:
You do not need to have any previous qualifications.
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence, collected from written assessments, presentations, witness statements and practice observation.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Although the progression route to Level 2 is not automatic, following successful completion of this course you may progress onto:Apprenticeships:Level 2 hairdressing Level 2 Beauty Full time:Level 2 hairdressing Level 2 Beauty TherapyLevel 2 Nail TechnologyLevel 2 BarberingEmployment:You may go straight into a salon as a salon assistant/junior. The course also provides skills transferable to other subject areas.
Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!