Hair & Beauty Level 1 Diploma

21174W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 03/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This course is aimed at learners wishing to develop a career in hairdressing or beauty therapy. You will gain valuable insights into the industry, and will develop useful skills and relevant background knowledge, as well as gaining an understanding of the range of services and treatments available.

What will I study?

Introduction to the hair sector, presenting a professional image in a salon, shampoo and conditioning, plaiting and twisting hair, colour in the hair and beauty sector, styling women's hair, the art of dressing hair and face painting. The course also includes functional skills in maths and English.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Continual assessment, practical, oral and written end tests. Learners will also be expected to produce a portfolio of evidence.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 subjects or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

A Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy.

Other Information

Both Image Centres have state of the art facilities offering a realistic working environment. You will need to purchase a kit and Image Centre uniform. You will also have the opportunity to participate in trips, shows and competitions. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 1

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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