City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate inIntroducing the Hair and Beauty Sector

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If you're interested in hair and beauty, this course provides a useful introduction to working in a variety of professions within the beauty therapy and hairdressing sectors.

Course Content

Alongside practical work, you will study other skills, such as working with others, to enhance both your knowledge of the industry and your employability. There will also be opportunities to complete work experience.

Students will cover:

  • Shampoo and condition treatments
  • Blow-drying and styling techniques
  • Make-up
  • Hand care
  • Health and safety
  • Work placement


You will have the opportunity to complete work experience during this course and work with real clients.

Entry Requirements

  • Both GCSE English and Maths at grades E-G/2-1

Progression Opportunities

You can progress on to a City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy at Loughborough College.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts



Course Duration:

1 Year

College Course Code:

  • 20/21QFF0031
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Awarding Body:

AQA / City and Guilds

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