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VRQ Diploma, Level 1

Hair & Beauty Skills

This course offers a basic introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy. The course is ideal if you have not achieved the required GCSE passes for the Level 2 VRQ Diploma in Hairdressing or Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy.

  • Create a hair and beauty image using colour
  • Promote hair and beauty products
  • Design a retail display area in the salon
  • Face painting
  • Nail art
  • Skincare
  • Hand and nail care
  • Make-up application
  • Blow dry hair
  • Winding skills
  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Plaiting hair
  • Colour hair using temporary hair colour

Further study:

Progression on to the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy from this programme is subject to successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma, evidence of progression in English and Maths, with a successful interview and reference.

Career Opportunities:

There are many local, national and international career opportunities open to a qualified hairdresser or beauty therapist including working in salons, hotels, health farms and cruise liners.

With additional qualifications, opportunities exist to work as a manufacturer technician, trainer or assessor.

No formal entry requirements.