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Bradford College

Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Subject Area
Hair, Beauty & Barbering
Qualification Gained
VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Level 1
36 weeks Full-time
Start Date
Study Mode


Designed to introduce you to an extensive range of practical skills and knowledge to act as a foundation for you to build your confidence as a junior Therapist and progress onto the next level of Beauty Therapy qualifications. The course will give you a real taste of the industry you will train in our commercial salons in DHB and have the opportunity to complete work experience. You will be continuously assessed over the period of the course building up a portfolio of evidence as you progress with your skills.

  Key Info

A range of units including basic skincare, makeup application and manicure & pedicure. You will be developing industry related skills and building your soft skills that employers require.

Entry to this course requires at a minimum of a grade 3 in GCSE English and and a grade 2 in GCSE Maths.

You must have a keen interest to pursue a career in the hairdressing or Beauty industry.

Please note that it is required that all students purchase a kit and uniform. Additional funds may be required to attend enrichment activities e.g. trade fairs

You will be assessed on your practical skills in our salons building up a portfolio of evidence; your theory knowledge will be assessed via external exams.

Work experience is a compulsory component of the course.

Successful completion of this course means that you will be eligible to further your skills through our Level 2 Beauty Therapy course. You may choose to progress into further study or employment in the Beauty Therapy sector.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.