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 start in February 2020, date to be confirmed, on a Tuesday Evening 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

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

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

You will require a full hairdressing kit and uniform.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

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.’

Extra information

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

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

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