The Academy of
Central Bedfordshire

Hair & Beauty Facilities

City & Guilds Hair and Beauty Studies Level 1-2

Course Duration: 1 Year

Guided Learning: Minimum 6-12 hours

Course Location: KingslandStotfold

Who is the course for?

If you have an interest in creating hairstyles, nail art designs and applying make-up then this qualification is for you.

You will learn how to carry out various hair & beauty treatments to a professional standard and study the industry trends, history and science behind these skills.

The practical skills learnt will give you an opportunity to develop your artistic talents. The theory work is mostly creative e.g. designing leaflets, posters, style booklets and the chances for independent learning & research are frequent.

What will I learn?

Shampoo & conditioning, Ladies & Mens hair styling, Plaiting, Make-up, Skincare, Manicure & Nail Art, Personal presentation, Communication skills, Customer/Client care, Science & History of Hair and Beauty, Sales, Health & Safety, Business systems and processes.

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed internally through observation of practical activities, photographs, presentations and written assignments that build a portfolio of evidence.

You may also be able to take part in practical placements throughout the course.

What can I do after the course?

Go on to further Education and specialise in Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Nail techniques, Holistic Therapies.

These can all be studied at Level 1,2 and 3 and would enable you to pursue a career in these industries.