City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering
- Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
- Contribute to the development of effective working relationships
- Shampoo and condition hair
- Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas
- Blow dry hair
- Plait and twist hair using basic techniques
Who is the course for?
Level 1 Certificate in hairdressing and barbering qualification is the beginning of a career in hairdressing. Your qualification will introduce you to the basic elements that you need to know and enable you to work on a range of practical skills in a real working environment.
To gain this qualification you will need to show plenty of evidence that you have undertaken each unit. It is a practical qualification, so each learner gets through grounding in all the skill areas by a qualified tutor who will assess you using:
- Oral questions
- Written questions
- Mandatory written paper
The course requires a degree of personal responsibility and the ability to work as part of a team. Students should also have achieved or are working towards qualifications in English and Maths at Entry 3.
Future opportunities / career options
On completion of this course students will gain a qualification in Level 1 Hairdressing and barbering and then be able to progress on Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or employment.
When does the course run?
Tuesday 9am – 4pm and Thursday 9am – 4pm starting Tuesday 13 September 2016
Courses are free for all students aged 16 – 18 (or up to 24 if you declare a disability and have an Education, Health & Care Plan).
For people aged 19+ the course fee is £470. Not everyone pays course fees, please see Money Matters for further information.