Beauty Therapy – Level 1

Do you have a passion for making people feel amazing about themselves? Then look at this Beauty Therapy Level 1 course! This hands-on, entry-level qualification has been specifically designed to introduce you to a vast amount of practical beauty therapy skills.

You'll study a diverse range of units and techniques over the academic year and will be learning the ropes in no time. Covering the basics right the way through to more advanced procedures and treatments, this qualification will lay down a strong foundation for your future career.

Working from our award-winning salon, Elements, you'll get invaluable, real-life work experience, helping you develop your confidence, and customer care and get a real feel for the career ladder you're stepping onto. Working both independently, and as part of a close-knit team, this Diploma will see you share your knowledge as it develops, preparing you for any career path you decide to take.

  • What will be studied
    • Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
    • Provide basic manicure
    • Provide basic pedicure
    • Salon reception duties
    • Skincare
    • The art of photographic makeup
    • Themed face painting
    • Working with others in the Hair and Beauty sector
    • Health and Safety in the salon
    • Basic makeup
    • Create a hair and beauty image
    • Nail art
  • What are the entry requirements?

    There are no formal requirements for this course however you must:

    • Possess an artistic flair
    • Have excellent people skills
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.

  • How will this course be delivered?
    • Practical workshops
    • Theoretical studies
    • Tutorials from our awardwinning staff

    The course is run for 16 hours per week over three days.

  • How will I be assessed?
    • Practical observation in a salon environment
    • Written assignments
    • Online examinations throughout the course period
  • Other Information:

    Work experience opportunities:

    You will be required to attend a work experience placement as part of your Level 1 Beauty qualification. You will have to complete a minimum of 60 hours. This will help you prepare you for working in the industry. You will also have opportunities to compete in internal and external competitions which will give you the experience of working competitively.

    English and Maths:

    You will be required to continue studying Maths and English at college. If you have not already achieved your GCSE grade 4 or above, and you are between 16-18 years old.

    Maths and English are also embedded into your Beauty Therapy course. You will develop your English skills by learning new terminology and how to communicate effectively and professionally with clients. You will develop your Maths skills by learning how to time your treatments, mixing ratios of products and through your work on reception handling payments


    All Hair and Beauty students are required to purchase KC-approved uniforms and kits.

  • Exam Board:

    Upon completion of this course, you can go on to study Level 2 in Beauty Therapy or Level 2 in Hair and Media Makeup.


Start Date : September 2024 End Date : June 2025 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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