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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Hair & beauty VTCT Level 1

Level 1

Course code: L03D101
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Beauty Therapy,Hair & Beauty,Hairdressing
Location: North Shropshire
Additional Costs - £100.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

Based on the National Occupational Standards for Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy, this course is a job-ready qualification which requires learners to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required in the hairdressing and beauty therapy industry. Our well-equipped, commercially run hair salon provides opportunities to develop skills within a commercial setting. You will be expected to build up a client base of paying customers in order in order to complete the practical assessments. This is a key feature of the course.

What qualification will I gain?

VTCT Level 1 in Hair and Beauty

Why choose us

All courses and treatments take place in our state-of-the-art Visage Hair and Beauty Salon. The department now has sauna and steam facilities. New modern nail bars allow for a range of nail treatments. The hairdressing salon is equipped with 17 individual bays with adjustable chairs, overhead driers and storage cupboards.

What you could do next

NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing, NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy. Employment options may include trainee beauty therapist, junior stylist.

Popular modules

  • Blow Drying Hair using Different Equipment

  • Manicure

  • Facials

  • Basic Make-up

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via either writen or online Exams & practical assessments

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GSCEs at grades 1 or 2, including English and maths or successful completion of a Foundation or Entry Level 3 qualification and good progress with English and maths.