Level 1 Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (QCF)
The Level 1 Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector is a qualification that has been designed to introduce you to a range of practical skills from across the hair and beauty industries.
This qualification has been designed to prepare you for employment as a supervised assistant/apprentice or for further learning in the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries within college.
Assignment – Yes Exams – Yes (Optional units only) Practical - Yes Kit required – No
Mandatory Units - 6 Credits
Introduction to hair & beauty sector: 3 Credits
Presenting a professional image in the salon: 3 Credits
Optional Units - 31 (minimum) Credits
Hair plaiting * 3 Credits
Shampoo and conditioning 3 Credits
Hand care ** 3 Credits
Skin care: 3 Credits
Themed face painting: 3 Credits
Styling men’s hair: 3 Credits
Styling women’s hair: 3 Credits
Basic make-up application: 3 Credits
Nail are application: 3 Credits
Plaiting & twisting hair* 3 Credits
Create an image using colour for the hair and beauty sector: 3 Credits
Create a hair and beauty image: 3 Credits
Providing basic manicure treatment ** 3 Credits
Providing basic pedicure treatment: 3 Credits
Colour hair using temporary colour: 3 Credits
Salon reception duties: 3 Credits
Follow health and safety in the salon: 3 Credits
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector: 2 Credits
Create and maintain retail displays in the salon: 2 Credits
Head massage: 4 Credits
The are of photographic make-up: 5 Credits
The are of dressing hair: 5 Credits
*These units cannot both be selected as part of the same qualification.
**These units cannot both be selected as part of the same qualification.