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Hairdressing — Level 1 Diploma

Course information

The Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing is designed for students to develop the skills and knowledge required to work in the hair and beauty industry as a hairdresser. Students will learn how to: be effective when shampooing and conditioning hair, provide a good consultation service for your clients, colour hair using semi and temporary colour, develop a sound knowledge of health and safety whilst working in the hair industry.

This course leads to...

VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing

Entry Requirements

All methods are selected to meet the levels and ability of each individual student. It is desirable but not essential to have GCSEs within Literacy and Numeracy, or successful completion of a Level 1 course in a related subject area. Prospective students may be asked to sit an initial assessment to determine their current levels of literacy and numeracy, if they do not fit into the above category. It is essential that applicants demonstrate an appropriate level of inter-personal skills at interview as this is a customer focused industry.
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Further Information...

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Course ID: 163393

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 1291.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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