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Beauty Therapy

Diploma in Hair and Beauty Level 1

Ashington Campus
Course Code:
Awarding Body:

City and Guilds Diploma in Hair and Beauty (QCF) Level 1

Start Date:
10 September

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal if you would like to pursue a career within the Beauty Industry.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You should have two GCSEs at Grade F or above or the Introductory Diploma in Hair and Beauty Studies.

What will I study on the course?

You will study facial treatments, manicures, pedicures, make-up, nail art and face painting. Ideal if you are interested in cosmetic services and are considering a career in beauty salons.

The course runs for 3 days per week over 1 Year .You will also be required to complete a salon placement for a minimum of 60 hours over the duration of the course.

Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, written assignments, and identification tests.

You may also have the opportunity to complement your studies with other qualifications that will help you gain employment, including Functional Skills in maths and English.

City and Guilds Diploma in Hair and Beauty (QCF) Level 1

After completing the course you could decide whether you would like to branch into either the level 2 beauty therapy course or the Level 2 Hairdressing course where you will embed further knowledge to set you on your way to a successful career.

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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