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Hair, Beauty & Therapies
Hair, Beauty & Therapies
Mode of study Vocational Full Time
Duration 1 Year
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 2 September 2019
Course code FLR2BAR (1920)
  • Who is it for?

    This is designed for learners without salon experience.  This qualification will provide a progression route to Level 3 Diploma in Barbering.

  • Entry Requirements

    A mimimum of 3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above or an NVQ Level 1 in Hairdressing.  You are expected to demonstrate a high level of interest in this area of training and hold good communication skills with a report of good attendance and punctuality.  Good personal presentation and communication skills are essential.

  • What does the course involve

    This course will include a mixture of hairdressing, theory and practice.  You will demonstrate men's cutting and styling, shampooing services, men's colouring techniques and carry out cutting facial hair and scalp massage.  You will also gain experience in selling salon services and products and deomonstrate consultation techniques.  Maths and English are an essential part of the course for those who do not hold a grade 4.

  • How is the course assessed

    Online exams and practical assessment.

  • How much does it cost

    It is an expectation of professional practice to wear a uniform whilst in salon sessions.  It is advisable to purchase a kit to allow you to practise your skills in and out of college.  Order forms are available at enrolment.  Trips and excursions availble at an additional cost to include the Clothes Show, World Skills, Hair, Beauty and Barber UK plus Wella Education Focus Day.

  • What do I do next?

    You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email:

Caitlin Morton

Caitlin Morton

Level 3 in Beauty Therapy
Previous Institution: The Grove School, Market Drayton

I really enjoyed working on clients in College, performing massage with pre blended Aromatherapy oils and hot stones. I gained my position at Albrighton Hall spa in the second year of my course and I felt the course prepared me for employment.

Jazmine Morris

Jazmine Morris

Level 3 Advanced Hairdressing
Previous Institution: Shrewsbury Academy

I came to SCG because the atmosphere felt good when I came to look around. The staff are friendly and helpful and they will always encourage you to achieve your goals. I’ve enjoyed working with real clients during training and work experience in Evolve Salon.

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Career Options

  • Hairdressers and barbers

    Up to £28,000

  • Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

    Up to £27,000


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