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Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector

This course is designed to give you an introduction into the hairdressing industry whilst completing ten units, most with a practical and theory element. You will gain the practical skills of shampooing and conditioning, styling women’s and men’s hair, hair up styles for all occasions, setting and plaiting, health and safety, reception service and consultation. You will also be introduced to colouring and cutting which will help you advance on to the Level 2 hairdressing diploma.

During your time on this course you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of workshops and seminars as well as guest speakers and trips to industry related exhibitions.

Kit: You will need to purchase a full hairdressing kit.

Uniform requirements: Smart black clothes, black, comfortable, closed toe and closed heel shoes

Assessment: Practical assessment as well as assignments and online tests

If you are aged 19 and over, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
DP1HA21E Paignton Campus 16/09/2020 - 06/07/2021 WED 17:30:00:0 - 21:00:00:0 36 £1512.00 Apply Now
DP1HAN1P Newton Abbot Campus 16/09/2020 - 07/07/2021 WED 10:00:00:0 - 14:00:00:0 36 £1512.00 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“This course is great for building practical experience on real clients- which also helps you learn great customer service. I would really recommend the course, the tutors have valuable industry experience and help to get you ready for the workplace.”Jessica Brown

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