St Mary's Catholic College, Wallasey

St Mary's Catholic College

Key Stage 4

Students at key stage 4 will be able to study an NVQ Level 1certificate in hairdressing qualification and an NVQ level 1 certificate in Beauty therapy qualification. These qualifications will help you gain valuable insight and an introduction to the world of hairdressing and beauty therapy. These qualifications allow you to develop your practical skills on hair blocks (model heads) and work on each other before progressing to clients/models. Students will attend the salon for theory/coursework and take part in a two hour practical session allowing plenty of time for hands-on experience.
How it will be assessed:

There will be practical assessments for some units and project/coursework for all of the units. At the end of the course you will sit an online multiple choice assessment (GOLA)

What it prepares you for:

The qualifications provide a clear progression route into NVQ level 2 in hairdressing or beauty therapy. It is ideal for any student wishing to work as a hairdresser or beauty therapist. The generic units will prepare you for any industry that involves working with the public.