Hair and Beauty Skills VTCT Award | Entry 3 and Level 1

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This course will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge needed to start a career in the hair and beauty industry. There are no formal exams, instead, you will be assessed by collecting evidence and building a portfolio of your work that you can take into the industry. Following this course, you will be able to decide which area you would like to specialise in whether that is hair styling or beauty therapy. Progression from this qualification may include a higher level accredited qualification. This course has various start dates throughout the year.


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Course Details


14 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Course Fee (Adult)

£150 plus exam fee of £46–£225 plus exam fee of £46   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Facts

Labour Market

By 2024, the hairdressing and barber sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

School of Hair, Beauty & Media Makeup
Leeds City College
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