Level 1

Introduction to Beauty Sector

This course is designed to build on your interest and passion for the hair and beauty industry.

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This qualification is designed to prepare students who are not quite ready for Level 2 studies, providing additional study time to progress onto Level 2 Beauty Therapy.  The qualification is perfect for learners starting out in hair and beauty and want a basic understanding of the industry, this qualification is designed for learners who want to prepare for further learning or training in the hair and beauty sector.


English and maths are a crucial part of this course, to support with completion of record and consultation cards, working out ratios of products, costs of product plus developing money handling skills.


The core units you will cover are:

                     Presenting a professional image in a salon

                     Working with others

                     Reception skills

                     Health and Safety

                     Hand and nail care

                     Facial and skin care

                     make-up application

                     Nail art.


This qualification and lead to employment as a Beauty Salon Assistant or to progress to level 2 in beauty therapy, nail technology and make up artistry.

Entry Requirements

4 x GCSEs at grade 3(D) or above


Mix of Exams and Coursework

Course Info

Full Time Further Education

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