Hair and Beauty

Hairdressing Level 1 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course runs twice a year, September and February. The next course will commence on Tuesday 10 September 2019, 6.00pm-9.00pm. The course will be completed in 18 weeks (this includes the 3 week introductory course).

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications required, just a general interest in hairdressing.

You will achieve

Hairdressing  NVQ Certificate Level 1

Last updated: 18th April 2019

Course overview

Kick start your career in Hairdressing with this Level 1 course. You will learn the skills you need to progress on to the Level 2 programme, or to assist in a salon.

Course content

The course is an assisting role covering:

  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Colour removals
  • Blow drying
  • Plaiting
  • Creating good working relationships with clients and stylist
  • Health and safety

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by written papers, oral questioning and practical assessments.

What equipment will I need?

You will require a full hairdressing kit and uniform.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

On completion of this course you will be able to progress onto a Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Barbering.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £600.

The introductory three week course must be completed at an additional cost of £40, full fee payable, before undertaking the Level 1 Hairdressing course.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.


Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Hairdressing Level 1 Part-time