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Hair & Beauty

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Award, Certificate and Diploma in Hair and Beauty are designed around practical skills and tasks that place an emphasis on learners demonstrating what they can do rather than what they know in theory. The qualifications give learners the opportunity to acquire and develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills in order to complete tasks and demonstrate a level of achievement that enables them to progress to further learning. The qualification offers a taste of the hair and beauty sector and could be studied alongside other subjects.  For the hair and beauty sector, the units cover topics and activities such as finding out about the careers and progression within the sector, responding to a brief to come up with ideas, and carrying out hair and beauty treatments. Some of the treatments and services you will learn include; manicure, shampooing, styling hair, eyebrow shaping, skincare and nail art. These qualifications prepare learners for further learning at a higher level in hair and beauty.