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Hair and Beauty Course


Hair and Beauty Training Courses

Course Description

This level 1 qualification is aimed at candidates who are starting out in this sector and would like a good basic knowledge, alongside practical skills of hair and beauty, it also enables candidates to choose which sector they would like to progress in - Hair or Beauty, which could then lead to a Traineeship or Apprenticeship in that area.

In addition to this Nova’s Headstart programme can also help you with the following;
• Training to prepare you for college or to get a Traineeship, Apprenticeship or a job
• Help with employability skills such as CV writing and interview skills

• Work experience placements


Course Content
Headstart is for anyone who has left school and is aged 16-18 or those aged 19-24 who have Learning Difficulties and/or disabilities. The programme is predominantly at level 1 but can include level 2 skills and qualifications. 
You will gain a good insight into the hair and beauty sector by attending this free training programme from which you will gain a qualification and acquire essential experience within the Hair and Beauty sector.
You will learn the basics in:
• Manicure
• Pedicure
• Make up
• Shampooing
• Styling hair
• Colouring Hair


English and Maths
English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.
We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.


Entry Requirements
Must be aged 16 to 18 and you do not need any previous experience in the industry


You will be assessed by practical skills/services and written questions and assignments


Future Opportunities
Progression to Traineeship, Apprenticeship or employment within the Hair and Beauty industry.


Education, Health & Care Plan
At Nova training we aim to provide training and education for all who can benefit from it, including those with Education, Health & Care Plan. Nova Training believes that all people are of equal value and seeks to promote positive attitudes towards diversity and to eliminate discrimination.


An EHCP replaces Statements of special educational needs (SSEN) and Learning Difficulties Assessments for children and young people with special educational needs.


If you have an EHC Plan or disability and you would like to know more about what we offer at Nova Training, please email us at highneeds@novatraining.co.uk




This activity is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.


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