Foundation Hair and Beauty Pathway

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Make a start on a hairdressing career and learn how to provide popular styles and treatments with the Foundation Hair and Beauty Pathway.

Make a start on a career in hair and beauty as you learn the skills needed to progress. 

Our Foundation Learning pathways are designed to help you progress on to another college course, an apprenticeship or employment.

You will be given the opportunity to gain English, Maths and IT qualifications.

What I'll learn

On the Foundation Hair and Beauty pathway you will learn abour styling, dressing, shampooing, conditioning and colouring, among other skills. 


How I'll learn

You will take part in interactive and fun activities to develop your skills in hair and beauty. You will receive lots of support and advice before and during the programme.


How I'll be assessed

You will be assessed through creating a folder of evidence for each subject. You will be assessed at a level that suits you. Functional skills and GCSE maths and English will be assessed through external examinations.

You will gain a Vocational Certificate in Learning, Employability and Progression on completion of your studies.

On successful completion of the course, you may move on to a full-time Level 2 course, an apprenticeship or employment.


Entry Requirements

You do not need qualifications to join these pathways. However you will need a successful interview with a member of the teaching team to show your commitment to full time study and your interest in the subject. 

We will also expect a satisfactory school report. 

As part of your interview we will assess your levels of English and maths and advise you of the most appropriate level to study.


How to Apply

To register your interest and contact the Foundation Learning team, you do not need to complete the full college application form. Please complete the short form here.