Hair and Beauty

Our Hair and Beauty Programmes offer: 

Entry 3 & Level 1 in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
Level 1 Certificate and Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty
Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
Level 1 Diploma in Hair & Beauty (Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy)
Level 1 Diploma in Hair & Beauty (Hairdressing)
Level 1 Diploma in Hair & Beauty (Beauty Therapy)

In all programmes you will learn the basic principles of health and safety in the Salon and safe working practices of mixing chemicals and handling equipment and resources.

You will learn through hands-on experience in a fully operational Hair & Beauty Salon with the latest resources.  You will also have the chance to gain work experience with local employers and visit other further education learning providers.

Entry requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements for our Entry Level and Level 1 programmes, and upon completion of these levels you will progress onto further levels.

Progression and career opportunities:

As part of your training you will have the opportunity to progress onto higher levels and gain supporting and guidance to enter the workplace and/or be guided through applying for apprenticeships in the industry.

Qualifications in the Hair and Beauty industry can lead to careers in Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, and working in a Salon or Retail establishment offering beauty treatments as an assistant.

Programme details

Whichever qualification you choose, you complete two mandatory units:

  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon.

Depending on whether you choose the shorter award or the longer certificate or diploma, you also choose one or more optional units from a range of 12, including:

  • Skin care
  • Nail art application
  • Styling men’s hair
  • Styling women’s hair#
  • The art of photographic make-up.

Get in Touch


01795 476450



Unit 1 & 2, Bonham Drive, Eurolink Business Park, Sittingbourne, ME10 3RY