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Hair Barbering Women
Level 1

Introduction to Hair & Beauty (Makeup)


1 year


Barking Campus - Technical Skills Academy


Sept 2023





Our Salon and Hair Bar facilities are great places to learn.

During the course you'll also get a taste of styling for paying customers through work experience placements.

You'll get a real insight into the hair & beauty industry on this course.

You'll also learn basic practical makeup and hairstyling skills.

There's a mixture of practical assessments, online exams and assignments.

As well as learning in our realistic working facilities, you could also attend showcase events to demonstrate your skills.

You will need to have GCSE Maths, English Language and two additional subjects at grade 2 (E) or above.

As part of the application process you will also be asked to explain why you want to study this course, so that we can ensure any course offer made aligns to your career goals.

The tutors on this course have outstanding knowledge and experience from working in the hair & beauty industry, as well as valuable industry links to help you gain an insight into the industry.

There are many opportunities for you to work in realistic industry environments, thanks to our commercial salons.

As well as doing work experience placements, you'll be styling for paying clients in our Salon and Hair Bar.

Successfully complete this course and you can choose from our Level 2 programmes to develop your skills further.

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.