BTEC Diploma in Workskills - Hair and Beauty

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy | Level 1


BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Workskills is designed to develop the capabilities that learners need for work either immediately or in the future. The diploma develops a wide range of skills to support learners into work. This includes the core employability skills content (gaining and succeeding at work) but also developing personal and social skills. Learners will also have the opportunity to progress to Level 2 in Workskills, or an occupational qualification.

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Entry requirements

At least 3 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade E (new grading 2), including English and/or maths, or A relevant Entry 3 qualification and working at Entry 3 English and/or maths.


If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2018), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees. Our financial support service, known as ‘College Pays’, is designed to assist students with the costs involved with studying at College. Depending on your circumstances, we have different levels of support.

Find out more at our School Leavers Financial Support page.

Progression and Careers

Upon completion of this, you could progress onto our Level 2 programmes in either Hair and Barbering, Beauty Therapy, or Media Makeup.

Where you will study

Main Campus


1 Year

What you will study

  • Preparing for work in the Hair and Beauty industry.
  • Working in a team
  • Understanding how to Deal with Customers’ Requests, Queries and Problems.
  • Investigating Career Choices


You can look into careers in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy , by visiting National Careers Service website

National Careers Service: Job Profiles

The Job Profiles search will give you information on the following:

  • the skills and qualifications needed to get into that job
  • what the work would be like
  • the pay you could expect
  • what the career prospects are


To apply for BTEC Diploma in Workskills - Hair and Beauty , use the online application form or call 0151 477 5850 for more information.

Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted and given a date for your Interview Evening. Learner Services Advisers and course tutors will be available to speak with you and provide advice, guidance and information about College life.