Introduction to Beauty Therapy // Level 1

The course for is you if ...

You are just starting out in beauty and want an understanding of the industry – enough to succeed in a job or move on to further study.

You will gain experience across various areas of study, including;

  • Basic make-up application 
  • Themed face painting 
  • Skin and hand care
  • Providing basic pedicure 
  • Providing basic manicure 
  • Nail art application 
  • Skincare 
  • Salon reception duties

This course will provide the skills needed to become a competent salon assistant.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements other than a keen interest in the beauty industry. 

You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.


Assessment is based on practical demonstrations and written assignments.

Progression & Careers

On completion of the course, you can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 1
Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Campus Coast Road Campus