Course Type: Part Time

Level 1 Certificate in An Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector

  • Day Weekdays
  • Attendance Part Time
  • Time Evening
  • Cost £435
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

A perfect introduction to the hair and beauty sector, you'll have the opportunity to build a solid foundation of skills and learn a range of hairdressing techniques.

Course Content

You will be develop skills in all aspects of hairdressing including:

  • Client care
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • The art of colouring hair
  • Team work
  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon

Days & Times
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5pm to 8.30pm 


You'll train in our newly refurbished, industry standard salon Botanica. Working alongside a professional team, you'll perform services on paying clients.

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

You'll need good communication skills, plenty of enthusiasm and the ability to work with other people.

Required experience

We welcome applicants without prior experience.

This course is free if you are aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees, depending on your circumstances.

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

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