Hair & Beauty

Hair & Beauty

About this department

The Springs Spa was established in 2010 to provide hair and beauty therapy training courses and we have since seen a dramatic expansion, with a purpose-built hair and beauty salon.

All our courses are taught by an experienced and professional team. Every one of our instructors can confidently proclaim their absolute dedication in providing the highest standard of tuition in all of our hairdressing and beauty therapy courses including NVQ courses in hairdressing and NVQ in beauty therapy.

To ensure these high standards are always adhered to and that the students are always in a position to fulfil their potential, all of our programmes are taught in classes with a maximum of eight students to each instructor.

Most of our students have no previous experience in the industry and are entirely new to the world of hair and beauty therapy. Therefore, all of our instructors don a professional yet relaxed and friendly approach to training, ensuring even the most apprehensive of students are quickly put at ease. We have students travel considerable distances to train with us.

During each hair and beauty course, emphasis is placed on practical work in small groups where each student receives a great deal of individual attention and there is a lot of opportunity to ask questions or raise concerns. Our students say they are delighted at how quickly they learn and how confident and competent they feel after just a few sessions with us.

Following successful completion of their training, all students are awarded Level 1 Diploma in an Introduction to the hair and beauty sector.

Designed to build on your interest and passion for the hair and beauty industry, an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector provides you with an ideal, practical introduction to prepare you for further learning or training. This qualification is for anyone, at any age, who wishes to follow a career in either hairdressing or beauty therapy.

What courses do we run?

There are three qualifications available at this level:

  • Level 1 Award in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Level 1 Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector.

Whichever qualification you choose, you complete two mandatory units:

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

Depending on whether you choose the shorter award or the longer certificate or diploma, 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.

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