(ACL) Want to be a Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist?

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Are you interested in working in the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry? This short course will give you valuable experiences, insights and an understanding of what it takes to work in this Industry.

In this course you will learn Hairdressing and Beauty therapy treatments and skills that will include:

  • Texturing Hair
  • Applying Hair Ups
  • Applying Henna Body Art
  • Enhancing Brows and lashes
  • Plaiting Twisting and adding hair

All lessons will take place in our onsite working salon. After completing this course, you will be fully informed about the types of skills and techniques beauty therapy businesses expect staff to have. Progression from this course may include a higher-level accredited qualification.

Course Information

What does a Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist do? Well; after completing this course you will have learned about Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments which are a major part of these jobs performed a weekly basis. This course aims to give you a practical insight into the skills, Hairdressing and Beauty treatments, techniques, and activities that could be part of your job working in this industry.


Who is this course for?

You will learn the skills required to work in the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry in a role that carries out treatments within a commercial salon environment. At the end of this introduction course, you will have basic knowledge and a clear understanding of the work of a Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist providing.

You will NOT be required to purchase a Hairdressing or Beauty Kit to take part in this course as this will be provided to you in each lesson.

Units / Modules

  • Texturing Hair
  • Applying Hair Ups,
  • Applying Henna Body Art
  • Enhancing Brows and lashes
  • Plaiting Twisting and adding hair

Benefits / Skills

Learn how to provide Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments similar to working in the industry.

Assessment Types

Learners are assessed by the Course Teacher through Practical activities.

Entry Requirements

There is no entry requirement or accredited exam. Available to Adult learners (19+)

Career Progression

Progression from this course may include a higher level accredited qualification VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ).

Course Details


5 weeks (5 hour sessions once a week) 09:30-15:00

Study Type

Part time

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Course Fee (Adult)

£60   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Facts


A career in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy offers great variety and an opportunity to keep learning and providing treatments to different customers. Becoming a qualified Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist enables learners to earn an income ranging between £22,000 and £32,000 in the West Yorkshire region.

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