C&G LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN HAIR

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Hairdressing | City & Guilds Diploma | Level 1
Code FE0077-1C
Qualification Type Basic/Key Skill
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

Studying hairdressing at Brighton MET is hands-on, exciting and will leave you with the skills, confidence and experience to progress to employment or further study. Training in our professional salons, you will develop your skills in customer service, communication and commerciality, preparing you for work in salons, hotels, airlines, cruise liners and department stores in the UK or overseas.

Details

Course content

  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon
  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Working with others
  • Shampoo, condition and treat hair and scalp
  • Create an image using colour in the hair and beauty sector
  • Styling women’s hair
  • Styling men’s hair
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Salon reception duties
  • The art of dressing hair
  • The art of colouring hair

Entry requirements

Start at Level 1 if you have at least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, preferably including English and maths. You can then progress on to a Level 2 qualification.

if you do not have the above grades, you can start on our Get Started In Hair & Beauty course at our East Brighton campus.

In addition to the specified entry requirements, you may be required to undergo an assessment of your English skills to ensure you are at a sufficient level for your chosen course.

Your next steps...

What's next?

Upon successful completion of this level 1 course you can progress to one of the MET's level 2 courses in hairdressing or barbering, either full time or as an apprentice.

Future careers can include:

  • Salon stylist
  • Colourist
  • Hotel/cruise hairdresser
  • Department store hairdresser
  • Senior stylist
  • Freelance hairdresser
  • Salon owner