• Level 1 Hair & Beauty Certificate - January 2018 Start

Level 1 Hair & Beauty Certificate - January 2018 Start

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What is the course about?

Starting this January, this certificate course will include both practical and theory work.

Students will be expected to wear a uniform and present themselves in a professional manner as practical work will be assessed in the commercial beauty salon.  You will need to work in a commercial salon for one day per week. The college may be able to assist in finding you a suitable work placement.

What modules are covered?

The course will cover:

  • Styling
  • Plaiting
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Make up
  • Nail Art

Who is the course suitable for?

The course is for 16-19 year olds who wish to enter the professional world of the beauty industry.

What grades do I need?

Level 1 Entry Requirements
Some evidence of studying at GCSE grade D/grade 4/or working at Entry Level 3 literacy and numeracy.

How is the course assessed?

Continuous assessment via practical course assignments and written evaluations.

Are there any extra costs?

A uniform and beauty kit is strongly recommended and this can be purchased from our agreed supplier (information will be given to you at interview).  Visits may include:  professional exhibitions, an international visit and a chance to take part in competitions and suppliers product courses.  Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

What can the course lead to?

You can further your studies by moving onto a Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing/Beauty Therapy.  Alternatively, you may wish to go straight into employment to continue you training as an apprentice.  Hair Stylists and Beauty Therapists tend to start their career in a Hair Salon, Beauty Salon or Spa.

Find out how to apply by contacting our admissions team .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 01932 797 797

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Enrolling for a course at Brooklands College
Brooklands College Student Agreement
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If you’re worried about the cost of studying you may be eligible for a grant or a bursary:
College Bursary Information (PDF)
Walton Charity Individual Grants Information (PDF)

Some of our courses get booked up quickly so why not enrol now? Once you have chosen the course, check to see if it is Advice Track or Fast Track.

Advice Track

Those courses indicated as Advice Track may require previous qualifications or experience and we may need to ensure that this is the right course for you. On receipt of your enrolment form, we will contact you to discuss your needs. This may be by telephone or in person with the course tutor. Once you are happy that this is the right course for you, we will process your payment and the enrolment will be completed.

Fast Track

If the course that you are interested in does not require any previous qualifications or experience and you need no further advice, you can enrol in the following ways:

By Post

You can request an enrolment form by post or email (info@brooklands.ac.uk). Once completed please return your form and payment to one of the following:


Brooklands College
Weybridge Campus
Heath Road, Weybridge,
Surrey KT13 8TT

Brooklands College
Ashford Campus
Church Road, Ashford,
Middlesex TW15 2XD

Please make sure that you state the name and code of the course when returning your application form. You will be required to come along to the relevant campus to pay for your course or provide evidence for fee remissions (where applicable, this does not apply to all courses). You will also be required to bring along evidence to prove your identity (driving licence, birth certificate or passport).

In Person

At the Admissions Office at Brooklands College.

Monday to Thursday:
09:00 - 17:00 (Weybridge & Ashford)
9:00 – 16:30 (Weybridge & Ashford)

Or at one of our Advice & Enrolment Sessions

By Phone

01932 797 797

Once we have received your application, we will confirm your enrolment and the start date of your course. Please note that places cannot be reserved by Fast Track without pre-payment and post-dated cheques are not acceptable.