Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Hair & Beauty

Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Hair & Beauty

Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Hair & Beauty

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Course Overview

The Level 1 Hair and beauty programme is ideal for those who are looking for a career in this sector, It is designed to provide a foundation on which to develop the required skills and knowledge that enable you to progress further in this constantly changing sector

You will work towards a BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies, alongside it your will be required to further develop your Maths and English skills .

You will work on a range of units relating Hair and Beauty, these include Demonstrating nail art, Demonstrating Hair Styling to Creating a mood board alongside employability units and developing the skills to work with others in a professional environment

All work is portfolio based, Assessment is by practical tasks where you work on a model and assignment based. Assesments are spread throughout the year.

The course duration is one year from September – July and is a full-time course.


This course is for 16-18 year old.

You must have a GCSE Grade 1 or below. Suitability for the course is discussed at the interview stage.

This course is free for 16-18yrs, for all other students fees may apply.

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

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Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 1

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Career Assessment

Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.

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