LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN HAIRDRESSING
Is This Course For Me?
This course would suit anyone who is looking for a career in the hairdressing industry, but requires and has
little or no experience.
What Are The Entry Requirements?
1 year, full-time
GCSEs in English and Science at grade E or
Level 1 course
What Will I Be Doing?
Elite hairdressing salons at Loughborough College Apply Direct
are modern and fully equipped and provide
excellent facilities where you will enjoy learning or
developing new skills on your course.
This course covers shampooing, conditioning, long Adult Friendly Course
hairstyling, blow drying hair, cutting hair,
teamwork and health and safety. Your timetable Work Placement
will involve the theory of hairdressing, practical
input and practice.
Real Working Environment
Work Placement: you will have one week at a Computer Qualification Available
salon and will be visited by a tutor whilst there
Visits to national shows Formal Exam
Specialist manufacturers’ demonstrations
NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing, or an apprecticeship
both offered by the College
Course Content How Is It Assessed?
Some of the things you will learn include how to: Observations of practical work for all the units,
oral questioning, written tests and assignments.
Create and maintain retail displays in the
Follow health and safety in the salon You will also be able to develop Functional Skills
in literacy and numeracy that are highly valued by
Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
Presenting a Professional Image in a Salon
Salon reception duties
You must allow time for homework. We suggest at
Working with others in the hair and beauty least five hours per week. Assignments and
sector revision will be given throughout the course. Once
you are competent in treatments, you will work in
Shampoo and Conditioning the commercial salon with the general public.
Styling Men's Hair
Styling Women's Hair All students must purchase smart black trousers
Colour hair using temporary colour and wear sensible shoes.
Create a Hair and Beauty Image
The Art of Dressing Hair Increased Flexibility Project
Learners who have participated in this pre-
16 programme at Loughborough College
through their school will have their
experience and qualifications gained taken
into account when applying for these