Hair and Beauty

Contact: Mrs R Ridley, Hair and Beauty Instructor


The Hair and Beauty course is ideal for those with an interest or natural talent in hair and beauty. Through this course you will increase your talent and gain more knowledge.

What will it be like:

Hands on experience will help you develop your skills. You will be able to experiment with different tools and products and create hairstyles. Most of the course is practical, though some theory is necessary. In Year 11 ICT will be introduced into the programme.

Areas of study will include:

  • Salon skills
  • Reception work
  • Customer care and communication
  • Shampooing
  • Basic manicure
  • Basic facial
  • Hair styling
  • Health and safety


Through the NCFE course there is no final exam, It consists of continual assessment throughout the course. There will also be some project work and an ICT qualification. Equivalent to 2 GCSEs.

Beyond Year 11:

After this course you will have a good insight on salon life; you will also have a head start in to college or salon based training.