Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector (Award) // Level 1

The course for you if ...

You are looking to start your career as a hairdresser or beauty therapist, the level 1 award in introduction to the hair & beauty sector will set you on the right path for progression onto the Level 1 diploma in Beauty Therapy or Hairdressing. This may also act as a refresher course those who have been out of education for a while or returners to the hair & beauty industry.

What will I study?

Introduction to the hair & beauty sector 

Presenting a professional image in a salon

Plaiting and twisting hair

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to enrol on the course however you will need to attend and informal interview with the course tutor.


Assessment is through observation, written assignments and oral questions.

Progression & Careers

On completion of the Level 1 award, you can progress to the level 1 or 2 diploma in Beauty Therapy or Hairdressing.

Course detail
Start January
Level Level 1
Attendance Full-time
Duration 6 month
Campus Coast Road Campus