Course Type: Part Time

Level 1 - Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector

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

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5pm to 8.30pm at Baltic Campus.

You will follow an innovative programme of challenging and exiting hairdressing assessments that will include developing a variety of skills.

The ability to communicate well and to work effectively with others is also essential. A good standard of personal hygiene and appearance is required. Below is an outline of the procedures you will undergoing and performing.

You will be develop skills in all aspects of hairdressing from client care, shampooing, colouring ,team work and health and safety.


The units you will be covering will be:

101 - Introduction to the hair and beauty sector

102 - Presenting a professional image in a salon

003 - Shampooing and conditioning

113 - Follow Health and Safety in the salon

217 - The Art of Colouring hair

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 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 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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