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City & Guilds Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy - AO

Course Code: C1172
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

This one year course provides an introduction into the hair and beauty industry. You will be taught by highly trained and experienced staff in fully equipped hair and beauty salons, and will develop new skills and learn client procedures in a friendly, professional and supportive environment. Within this course there is a range of interesting units including Shampoo and condition hair, Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety, Contribute to the development of effective working relationships, Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas and Prepare and maintain salon treatment work areas. To complement and enhance understanding, you will study relevant underpinning knowledge and will gain valuable experience working in our salons. You will further develop your skills through Project Based Learning demonstrations, practical workshops, tutorials, and industry visits. Qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy are also part of the programme of study for students who have not achieved a level 2 in these subjects. At least one course in Employability is studied as part of the wider programme.

Assessment on this programme will be by practical, written and online assessment. All assessments are carried out in English.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Employment as a junior or progression to NVQ Hairdressing Level 2 with further training in a range of specialist careers.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

You will be required to buy a Belfast Met uniform, costing approximately £45.00 and kit costing approximately £135.00 (if needed). Specific details will be given at pre-entry advice and guidance sessions.

Contact Information

Gemma Lyttle, Tel: 028 9026 5070 or email: [email protected]