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Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma Beauty Pathway- Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector

  • LANGLEY COLLEGE
  • LEVEL 1
Hair & beauty

Course Overview

This is a one-year course that will develop the skills that you need for a career within beauty therapy.
As well as teaching you essential and artistic make up and beauty techniques, the Level 1 Diploma will also develop your practical skills to prepare you for salon life.
You will learn everything from basic make up application, face painting, skincare, manicures and pedicures right through to communication, team work, and how to provide excellent customer service.

Introduction to the hair & beauty sector :-
– Presenting a professional image
– Health & Safety
– Working with others
– Salon Reception Duties
– Create an image
– Basic make up application
– The art of Photographic make up
– Themed Face Painting
– Skin care
– Manicure
– Pedicure

Course Code

FF1CHAB2L0

End Date

Fri, 27 Jun 2025

Entry Requirements

A minimum or equivalent to Entry 3 in maths & English and a positive school report.

This course is designed so that learners are to experie...

Course information

Introduction to the hair & beauty sector :-
– Presenting a professional image
– Health & Safety
– Working with others
– Salon Reception Duties
– Create an image
– Basic make up application
– The art of Photographic make up
– Themed Face Painting
– Skin care
– Manicure
– Pedicure

One Academic Year

A combination of Tutor led demonstrations, student participation & practice, theory delivery and commercial salon that will led on to formative & summative assessments.

You will be assessed by a combination of practical assessments (performing treatments and techniques on clients) and course work.

Level 1 CG Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector

16-19 year olds will study Maths and/or English if this GCSE is not achieved on entry. Students will attend a 1 week block of Industry placement part of their full study programme.

This course could lead to employment as a salon assistant or a similar junior salon role.

Level 1

A Kit & Unifrom must be purchased within 6 weeks of enrolling for the course. Details of the Kit & Uniform are handed out during the enrollment process. Bursaries are available for those who are eligible – subject to individual assessment.