Hairdressing C&G Level 1


Course Details

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PHABCB00162
  • Location: Dudley Evolve

Course Summary

The Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering is designed to provide the necessary skills and knowledge that prove occupational competence as a hairdressing or barbering assistant.

Course Content

The course consists of a variety of Hairdressing units:

• Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas
• Contribute to the development of effective working relationships
• Support Health and Safety in salon
• Blow dry hair
• Assist with colouring and lightening services
• Plait and twist hair using basic techniques
• Assist with salon reception duties
• Functional skills/GCSE Resit
• Work experience and voluntary work

Course Assessment

You are assessed by a variety of methods including:
• Practical observations
• Oral questioning
• Written modular tests.
• Production of a portfolio of evidence
You are expected to take part in the college's work experience programme and open days during your course of study.

Employer Benefits

A Salon assistant capable of meeting and greeting clients in a professional manner, preparing them for treatments and services working alongside other qualified members of the salon.


A hairdressing kit is required along with a protective dress code/clothing approximately- £48
Hairdressing kit approximately - £119.52


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Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study for this qualification, but you must demonstrate a genuine interest in this subject, be prepared to follow high standards of behaviour and display a positive attitude to study.

You must be prepared to be working towards GCSE English and GCSE Maths, or a Functional Skill at Entry 3 level or above.

An initial assessment of your English and maths may be required depending on your qualifications to check you have the skills needed to successfully complete this course.

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PHABCB00162
  • Location: Dudley Evolve
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