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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWE3HAB
Awarding Body City & Guilds
Level City & Guilds
Start Date 07/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This introductory course has been designed for 16–18 learners who wish to gain skills in hair and beauty in order to move up to level 1 qualifications. The course will introduce a range of hair and beauty skills to students alongside personal and social development, employability skills and finding out about employment in the hair and beauty sector. The content has been designed explicitly to meet the needs of this group of learners in terms of content, assessment and progression.

What you'll study

Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of practical workshops, classroom sessions and presentations alongside independent student research. All learners taking this qualification will study core units that focus on key transferable skills such as research and planning, time management and working with others. Learners will also take a number of sector units. The content of the sector units offers a broad introduction to the skills and knowledge within that sector, allowing the delivery to be practical and active in order to engage the learners. For the hair and beauty sector, the units cover topics and activities such as finding out about the careers and progression within the sector, responding to a brief to come up with ideas, and carrying out hair and beauty treatments. We will be visiting such places as Pro hair live and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and three sector specific units over the duration of the course.

Employability Units: safe learning in the work place, Interview skills, careers ICT project.

  • Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of practical workshops, classroom sessions and presentations alongside independent student research. All learners taking this qualification will study core units that focus on key transferable skills such as research and planning, time management and working with others. Learners will also take a number of sector units. The content of the sector units offers a broad introduction to the skills and knowledge within that sector, allowing the delivery to be practical and active in order to engage the learners. For the hair and beauty sector, the units cover topics and activities such as finding out about the careers and progression within the sector, responding to a brief to come up with ideas, and carrying out hair and beauty treatments. We will be visiting such places as Pro hair live and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and three sector specific units over the duration of the course.

  • Employability Units: safe learning in the work place, Interview skills, careers ICT project.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and practical.

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Tuition fees

If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees.

If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee. See our Further Education tuition fees page for more details.

For information about our student services, please click here.

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