Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (Entry 3) – September 2024

Funding information: Free for Eligible 16-18 year olds. Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

Entry 3 Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills through introducing you to the hair and beauty industries and how you should present a professional image in the salon.

There will be opportunity to take part in house competitions and events to develop your confidence and social skills. Purchase of a kit and uniform are required to join this course

Course Content

To further enhance your practical skills you will have the opportunity to choose from the following hair and beauty units; plaiting or plaiting and twisting hair, shampoo and conditioning hair, hand or skin care, themed face painting, styling hair, create an image, dressing hair, how to follow health and safety and working with others in the hair and beauty sector.

Entry Requirements

No formal requirements required

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio
  • practical assigments
  • written assignments


Progression may be to a Level 1 Hairdressing or Beauty programme