Diploma in Hairdressing, Level One

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Diploma in Hair and Beauty (QCF)
Code 1134
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


This course offers training in skills as an introduction to the hairdressing industry and provides a nationally recognised qualification from the City and Guilds awarding body. This course is ideal for those who perform the duties of a junior or assistant in a salon.


Shampooing and conditioning hair Createing an image using colour in the hair and beauty sector Styling women's hair Styling men's hair Creating a hair and beauty image Salon reception Art of dressing hair Hair plaiting

How will it be delivered?

Assessment is through observation of practical skills carried out on paying customers in the salon environment. Learners also participate in written and oral questioning or online multi-choice tests.

Entry requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs Or Skills for Life qualification Or entry level three qualification Or equivalent

Your next steps...

A more advanced course, such as the Level Two VRQ Diploma in Hair