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Hair and Beauty - Level 1 Beauty Therapy Study Programme

Wakefield College

Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH

Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Level 1
59471-1
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Course Summary

This programme is designed to equip learners with the knowledge required at all levels to start your career in the Beauty industry. It offers an exciting range of units for you to study in our modern well-equipped salons, supported by our team of highly skilled, highly qualified tutors.

This course will assist learners with confidence, communication skills and prepare them for working life.

Future Career and Earning Potentials:

Beauty Therapist £15K-£20K

Beauty consultant £14K-£25K

(Source: National Careers Service)

Course Details

What you will study

Level 1 An introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector

Some of the units include:

• Personal presentation

• Health & safety

• Manicures

• Facials

• Make-up

• Shampooing and conditioning hair

• Styling and dressing women’s hair

How will it be delivered?

You will have a range of practical & theoretical assessments to complete dependent on the level and type of qualification being studied. You may also be required to produce a portfolio of evidence.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs 9-1

Your next steps...

Further study

On successful completion and with the required English and maths grades you can progress through the levels.


Career Opportunities

Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an employer that you have the essential skills and knowledge of health & safety and customer service to be employed as in the Beauty industry.

This qualification could lead to a job as a Beauty Therapist/Salon Manager working in one of the following establishments:

• Beauty Salon

• Hotel

• Cruise Ship

• Salon Manager

• Self-employed Beautician

Additional information


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