WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This is a starting point for school leavers who aspire to a junior salon role. You can choose a hairdressing or beauty route.

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 06/09/21

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need GCSE Grade 2/1 in English and Maths.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

Hair Route:
• Follow health and safety practice in the salon
• Shampoo and Condition
• Plaiting and Twisting
• Blow-dry hair

Beauty Route:
• Follow health and safety practice in the salon
• Nail Art
• Hand and Nail Care
• Make up Application

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

There are lots of opportunities for you to participate in trips, including Harry Potter World, Drayton Manor and the Blackpool NCF Hair and Beauty competitions.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Practical elements of the course will be assessed in our state-of-the-art salons on the fifth floor within the college. Practically you will be assessed based on individual performance throughout the course to a level of competency which is graded as a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Theory knowledge is assessed using assignments and work packs. Your final grade will be Pass, Merit or Distinction for each unit assessed.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

You can progress to the Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Skills or Level 2 Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy or Nail Technology.

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