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Level 1 in Hairdressing & Barbering

  1. CampusMedway
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing05-09-2022
  5. Annual Fee£471

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The Details

The Level 1 Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector program will give you an insight into the different elements to hair, beauty and hair and makeup. You will develop an understanding of the requirements for all elements through practical assessments and theory examinations.

You will study a wide range of units including Health and safety, personal presentation, creating an image and completing an industrial placement.

Other Important Info

We expect all students to wear a uniform. Our uniform is a tunic and trousers with closed in black shoes. This is a mandatory requirement and tunics can be obtained from a designated supplier. A list of the kit required for your practical lessons will be given on enrolment which can also be sourced from a designated supplier.

All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development.

Future Prospects

On successful completion of all 5 parts of the study programme, you will have the option to progress on to a Level 2 study programme.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 2/F or above, including English or maths.

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Amber Nicholson

      I started at College last September and so far I have found it very interesting, I really enjoy it. I didn’t really enjoy school, so I wanted a bit of a change and a bit more freedom, and I think at College they give you the opportunity to do things for yourself and you have more independence. I have always loved doing hair and ...