Examination Board: City and Guilds   

Specification: Foundation or Higher Level Diploma


Description of Course

The Diploma Level 1and Level 2 courses in Hair and Beauty will introduce you to a wide range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge. You will study units covering the six sectors within the hair and beauty industries, these are; Hairdressing, Barbering, Afro Caribbean, Spa, Nails and Beauty Therapy.


How Will You Learn

In Years 10 &11 you will spend one day a week at Cornwall College Saltash studying towards your qualification gaining the skills required to successfully pass the required assessments.

You will learn by working in pairs, groups and also studying independently.


Method of Assessment

You will be assessed through assignments, practical observations and one externally marked exam.


Pathways after Year 11

Further Study

Further courses are available in a specialism of your choice.

Career Routes

The course will provide a foundation for moving to employment as a hairdressing or beauty therapy apprentice. You will also gain transferable skills such as client care, health and safety and personal presentation which will support your employment applications across many industries.


Pupil comments

“I really enjoy my day at Saltash. I am interested in hair and beauty and have really enjoyed gaining the new skills that the course has given me.”

“This is the best course and I thoroughly enjoy the work.”



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Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
PL14 3EA

How to find us

Tel: +44(0)1579 342344

School Attendance Line (24 hours): +44(0)1579 325730

Fax: +44(0)1579 343350




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