Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (Level 1)

Want to break into the exciting hair and beauty industry? This FREE course is for you!

This course will introduce you to salon life, and will give you all the skills and knowledge you need to get started in the industry.


City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector


Every Tuesday and Thursday for four weeks

Course content:

During this exciting qualification you will complete two mandatory units:

  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Presenting a professional imagine in a salon

Depending on whether you are wanting to go down the hairdressing or beauty route, you also choose one or a number of optional units from a range of 12, including:

  • Skin care
  • Nail art application
  • Styling men’s hair
  • Styling women’s hair
  • The art of photographic make-up

Skills you will add to your CV:

  • Styling hair – blow dry, use of correct products, use of styling tools
  • Applying basic make up – identifying the correct make up for varying tones of skin
  • Manicures and pedicures – how to correctly file and polish nails
  • Basic hair up’s – using styling products to secure styles
  • Presenting yourself in a professional image

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email

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