Introduction to Level 1 Beauty Award

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

Course Content

Course content will involve both theory and practical aspects of Beauty Therapy

The course covers the following units:

Introduction into the Hair and Beauty Industry

Hand and Nail treatments

Health and Safety

There are several course opportunities during this programme. You have the chance to complete work experience in our academy salons, and also have the opportunity to enter a range of regional and national competitions, such as Wella. During your time on this programme, you will also take part in external visits, such

as The Wella Studios in Manchester to observe celebrity hairdressers and take part in bespoke one day demonstrations on the latest trends and fashions in the industry.

More than just a Course

If you are interested in a career in Beauty Therapy, Tameside College offers this introductory course to get you started in the rewarding career of the Hair and Beauty sector.

Beauty Therapy is an exciting and challenging career. The course will combine core skills such as communication and retail, as well as practical skills. The course will give you the knowledge and skills to move forward on to a higher level 2 programme

Course Format

Part time

Entry Qualifications

Learners must have;

Successful interview with a Hairdressing/Barbering tutor

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

A hardworking approach towards the industry


City and Guilds NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing

City and Guilds NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy

City and Guilds VRQ Level 2 Hair and Media Make Up

Working as a junior stylist within a salon environment

Freelance work


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web:

Course Details

(Unemployed criteria)
If you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance (Work Related Activity Group), tuition fees will be waived.
If you are in receipt of Universal Credit, and are determined by Job Centre Plus as being in one of the following groups:
  • All Work Related Requirements Group
  • Work Preparation Group
  • Work Focused Interview Group

Or if you receive Income Support, Carers Allowance, Council Tax Benefit, Disability Living Allowance, Housing Benefit, Personal Independence Payments or Pension Guarantee Credit.
AND are unemployed with a weekly income of less than 16 times the minimum wage or £330 per month.
AND the course you are studying will help you find employment, your tuition fees will be waived. If you are employed, receiving work tax credit, and have an annual income less than £15,579, then your tuition fees will be waived. This also applies to all courses labelled level 1 or 2F.

Course Code:
Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies
Beaufort Road
6 weeks
Various Days
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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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.