Key Facts

VTCT Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Beauty Sector

Level 1 is ideal if you're just starting out in the beauty and want an understanding of the industry - enough to succeed in a job in the area or to move on to further study.

  • Entry Requirements

    We will invite you to a Meet the Tutor event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

    You will provide a copy of your last school report and / or a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.

    3 x GCSE's at any grade including Maths and English or previous vocational qualification.

    Don't have any formal qualifications? Don't worry, let us know and we can assess you to ensure you will be able to achieve well on the course.

    We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure you can flourish! Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process, we are here to help take you to the next level.

  • Course Content

    Course Content:

    • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
    • Presenting a professional image in a salon
    • Skin Care
    • Hand Care
    • Create a hair and beauty image

    For these qualifications you will complete practical demonstrations and assignments.

  • Progression Next Steps

    This qualification allows progression on to the Level 2 Beauty therapy course.

    There are lots of opportunities available to you to progress across the South Thames Colleges Group and into the world beyond education.

    During your time with us you will have access to a dedicated team of careers and education advisors who will help you as you take the next steps towards achieving your goals.

  • Assessment Details

    You will be assessed throughout the course in a variety of ways - some of these include:

    • Written assignments
    • Practical assessments in the workplace
    • Customer care