Level 1 Certificate Introduction to the Beauty Sector

Your Unique Experience

An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

Assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

Bespoke Beauty Therapy will be put in place, such Caflon ear piercing, tanning, lash extension and TruGel nails

Course also includes talks, seminars and competitions from a wide range of companies within the industry

Also includes the opportunity to gain extra work experience throughout the year in our Academy salon, which could lead to employment when on Level 3

Course Content

The course is an introduction to beauty therapy, which allows you to progress onto a Level 2 qualification after completion. Units involved with this course are:

Basic Manicure

Basic Pedicure

Basic Make Up

Nail Art

Skin care

Face painting

Health and Safety

Introduction to the Beauty Therapy Industry

Reception Studies

You will also study alongside Functional Skills Maths and English. All elements need to be achieved in order to achieve the Level 1 qualification.

More than just a Course

If you are interested in a career in Beauty Therapy, Tameside College offers a wide range of courses to get you started in the rewarding career of the Hair and Beauty sector.

Beauty Therapy is an exciting and challenging career. It can lead to many career prospects, such as working on cruise ships, in beauty salons, hotel spas, working in the fashion industry, TV and film plus many more! It combines core skills such as communication and retail, as well as practical skills. The course will give you the knowledge and skills to move forward into industry or Higher Education.

Course Format

Full time

Special Features

Uniform: £36

Equipment cost: £71

Uniform and equipment costs are correct as of 01 July 2016 – prices are subject to change

Entry Qualifications

Learners must have;

4 GCSE’s grade D-G (one of which must include English)

Successful interview with a Beauty Therapy tutor

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

A hardworking approach towards the industry


City and Guilds VRQ Level 1 Hairdressing

City and Guilds VRQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy

City and Guilds VRQ Level 2 Hair and Media Make Up


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.