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 Hairdressing and Beauty RSW Diploma Level 1

Subject areas: Beauty; Beauty Therapy; Hairdressing; Real Skills for Work

This course combines a basic introduction to hair and beauty with work experience. You will study many areas including: introduction to the hair and beauty Sector, presenting a professional image in a salon, shampooing and conditioning, basic make up, welcoming visitors, job opportunities in hair and beauty sector, making and receiving calls, career progression, preparing for work, working as a part of a group, communicating electronically and plan and participate in an event and maintain health and safety of self and others in the work place.

This course will help you to understand aspects of the hair and beauty sector and the skills required to work successfully in the industry.
This course will help you to developed practical skills, theoretical knowledge and the awareness of aspects relating to the basic part of hairdressing and Beauty.

You will study the Level 1 BTEC Diploma in Vocational studies.

You will be encouraged to develop your employability skills including time management, communication skills, research skills and teamwork. As a part of the course you will gain a valuable work experience which will be arranged by the College.
There are no formal entry qualifications for this course.
This course is free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.

For those aged 19+, this course will cost £1200.

Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701.

International and EU Students, please contact the International Office on +44 (0)1205 313212 or for details on fees.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.
This course will take you 1 year, September to June, to complete. You will study at College for a minimum of 3-4 days a week, plus work experience.
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Extra info

This course is a combination of both practical and theory.

You will learn and be assessed by completing either practical or scenario based activities and by writing assignments.

These assignment activities will develop your practical skills from a variety of hair and beauty areas.

Assessments could include: Functional Skills exams, production of a portfolio (written, videoed, audio recorded), case studies, and role play.
The course will give you the equivalent of 4 GCSEs at D-G grade.

This would give you the opportunity to progress to other courses within the College at Level 1 or 2, an apprenticeship or employment.
You may require equipment and a uniform.
You can apply for this course by applying online, by filling out an application form from the College’s Course Guide, or you can contact the Information Officers on 01205 313218 who will send you an application form in the post.

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