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full-time
hairdressing-and-beauty-therapy
beauty-therapy

Course Type: Full Time

Level 1 Beauty and Spa Therapy

  • Course Code AAA0801
  • Start Date 3rd September 2018
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

This course is for you if you wish to pursue a career in the beauty therapy industry.

You will follow an innovative programme of challenging practical skills and knowledge based theory. You will be formally assessed by your tutor prior to performing services on paying clients.

The units you will be covering are:

  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon
  • Skin care
  • Hand care
  • Basic make-up application
  • Themed face painting
  • Nail art application
  • Providing basic manicure treatment
  • Providing basic pedicure treatment
  • Create a hair & beauty image
  • Follow health & safety in the salon
  • Salon reception duties
  • Working with others in the hair and beauty sector

You will study in our state of the art salons and will be formally assessed throughout your study programme by our highly skilled experienced staff


An interview is required and equipment is needed.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

4 GCSEs at grades D-G (3-1)preferably including maths and English

Required experience

We welcome all applicants without any prior experience or knowledge in this area. You will need motivation to achieve and have a passion to gain skills enabling you to progress this as a career in the future.

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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