Course overview

Hair and Beauty Level 1 City of Bristol College

This one-year vocational course will introduce you to the hair and beauty sector. It will help you develop skills to progress onto a Level 2 course, an apprenticeship or employment.

You will complete a Level 1 BTEC Introductory Vocational Studies qualification and develop your employability skills.

You will take English and Maths Functional skills qualifications or resit GCSE Maths or English if you gain a Grade 3 at school.

This course for school leavers aged 16-18.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

If you’re a school leaver and interested in hair and beauty, this course is an ideal stepping stone towards achieving your ambition.

What you'll learn

During this vocational course, you will:

  • complete a series of hair and beauty assignments.
  • learn how to organise yourself and develop a Personal Progression Plan.
  • develop your employability skills.
  • undertake volunteering or work experience.

You will take an English and Maths Functional Skills qualification at the right level for you. If you achieve a Grade 3 for GCSE English or Maths at school you will undertake a resit in these subjects.

Course entry requirements

Our entry requirements for Level 1 are:

  • Two GCSEs Grade 2 (E) or above including Maths or English

or

  • Entry 2 or above Maths and English Functional Skills

You will need to attend an informal interview. Please bring a recent school report and record of attendance.

This course for school leavers aged 16-18.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This is a one-year, full-time course. You will be expected to attend College for three or four days a week

During this course, you will be assessed in a variety of different ways to give you the best opportunity to demonstrate your skills throughout the year.

You will be mainly assessed through practical activities.

Future career and study opportunities

You could progress onto a trade-specific Level 1 course, a Level 2 course, an apprenticeship or employment.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.

You will need to buy a college uniform, which costs around £32, and kit which costs around £100.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses are online for the time being. 

A place for Bristol’s young people

Whatever happens, 16-18 year olds are guaranteed a place for 2021
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Fees and applications

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Hair and Beauty Level 1 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1497C01-1
Dates
31/08/2021 - 27/06/2022
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon Tues & Thurs
Hours per week
9.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1497C01-1 31/08/2021 - 27/06/2022 1 years Mon Tues & Thurs 9.00 09:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply

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