VRQ Diploma in an Introduction to Hair and Beauty Sector (CG)


This course introduces you to the career options of beauty therapy, hairdressing and media make-up. You will study basic beauty, hair and media make-up techniques enabling you to gain experience in a variety of subjects, including, face painting, manicures and shampooing. Successful completion can lead onto Level 2 Beauty, Hairdressing or media Make-up Programmes.

Units you will study include:

  • Presenting a professional image in a salon.
  • Shampooing and conditioning.
  • Styling womenís hair.
  • Plaiting and twisting hair.
  • Basic make-up application.
  • Providing basic manicure treatment.
  • Providing basic pedicure treatment.
  • Creating a hair and beauty image.
  • Working with others in the hair and beauty sector.
  • The art of dressing hair.
  • The art of photographic make-up.
Subject: Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy
Qualification Type: Diploma
Study Location: Epping Forest Campus

Entry Requirement:

2 or 3 GCSEs at grade 2 or above (depending on the subject) including English Language and Maths, If no GCSEs, college assessment at Entry Level 3, Successful completion of Entry Level 3 qualification.

Where does it lead:

Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up, Level 2 City and Guilds Award in Beauty Therapy, Level 2 City and Guilds Technical Certificate in Hairdressing.

Who is the course available for: 16-18

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