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.


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