Introduction into the Hair & Beauty Sector (Level 1) - on the coast (Halesworth)

Introduction into the Hair & Beauty Sector (Level 1) - on the coast (Halesworth)

Subject Area: On The Coast (Leiston & Halesworth) Beauty Therapy & Make-Up Hairdressing & Barbering


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 152872
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 1 including English and/or maths or demonstrate the ability to work towards level 1 in English and maths in an assessment. English and Maths sessions are at our Leiston campus.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Halesworth Campus)

    This study programme will enable you to develop skills in hairdressing alongside English, maths and work experience in local hair salons. You will additionally have weekly sessions to improve your employability skills and personal development while in training.

    The study programme is unit based and you will learn through practical assessments using our commercial hair salon as well as assignment work for each individual unit delivered. This course teaches you about the hair and beauty industries, the importance of personal presentation, and includes how to shampoo and style women’s hair, create plaits and undertake client reception duties. You will also participate in work related enrichment using high quality products for hair services.

    This course also covers elements of Beauty as in Makeup application and Nail services, as well as the Hair units. The course covers a mixture of the industries, as it's designed to give an insight and taster into the industries so that students can decide which aspects they like better, and guide them to apply for the correct Level 2 course next year.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Course Highlights

    You have the chance to work while you learn, performing treatments in our modern hairdressing salon, at the Halesworth Campus. This workshop creates an outstanding learning environment, helping you gain experience. You will also have the chance to show off your abilities by taking part in events, such as a creative hair show.

    Core Skills Covered: Creativity | Financial | Estimating | Interpersonal Skills | Customer Service | Attention to Detail

    Next Steps

    This foundation course is designed to ensure that you can progress to further vocational studies through full time study or apprenticeships at level 2.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Approximately £270 for uniform/kit and £50 for trips/materials