VTCT Certificate into Hairdressing (QCF)

Certificate Hair & Beauty

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Hair & Beauty
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Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 14 weeks)

Northenden Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 22 weeks)

Northenden Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 14 weeks)

Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 22 weeks)

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Designed for anyone who wants to get a full, introduction to the hair and beauty sector. This Level 1 Certificate in Hair and Beauty will give you a good, solid understanding of relevant techniques and lay the foundations for further study and an exciting future career.

You'll start with a wider look at the whole hair and beauty sector, focusing on how to present a professional image in the salon and how to follow health and safety regulations correctly. Throughout the course, you'll develop your skills in Manicure, Pedicure, Facial and Make-up.

You'll be learning in a real working environment and developing all the skills and abilities you'll need for employment.

You don't need to have any formal qualifications to enrol on this diploma, but we do ask that you are working at Entry Level 3 or above in both Literacy and Numeracy.

Of course, you should also be passionate about working in this industry. We'll invite you for a short initial assessment too, to check this course is suitable for you. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSEs in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements

Both practical assignments and written work will form the basis for your assessment on this diploma, with regular tasks to complete throughout the year.

You'll be building a portfolio of all your skills and abilities, from assessments, observations, written tests, work placements, and weekly tutorial sessions.

All the skills you learn on this course will be preparing you for future employment within the Hair and Beauty industry.

After completing this certificate, you'll have the opportunity to advance onto other courses with us at The Manchester College and expand your Beauty knowledge.

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This course is fully funded, a kit and uniform will need to be purchased at the cost of approx. £150. If you're not sure about how to afford college, there are a number of support options that could help you. These include special grants and bursaries, just for education. You can find out more on our fees, finance and funding page.

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Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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Hair & Beauty

When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.

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