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Nails and Beauty Level 1

Rotherham Lifeskills

1st & 2nd Floor, Enterprise House , Bridge Street , Rotherham , South Yorkshire , S60 1QJ

Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Level 1
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Course Summary

The LifeSkills Nail and Beauty study programme will help you develop skills and prepare you for the next step into your beauty career. Once you have completed the course you could go onto a higher level course or apprenticeship, decide to specialise in a particular area or get a job. You could work in a salon, at a health spa, on a cruise ship, from home or at a client’s home. Once fully qualified you could earn between £12,500 to £25,000 a year depending on your experience.

All of our programmes are designed to help you develop your English and maths and improve your grades where needed. You will also get the chance to get some local work experience and help you put what you have learnt on the course into practice and get that vital experience on to your CV.

So no matter what type of business you want to work in the a Nail and Beauty study programme could be your first step in helping you get your first job or getting an apprenticeship.

If you are aged between 16–18 years we can refund your travel expenses by bus or train from your home address to LifeSkills, this will be paid a week in arrears.

You will also receive a participation allowance every 4 weeks; this is based on full attendance each week, good timekeeping and positively participating in lessons. You earn £5.00 for each week you meet the criteria above and if you complete this for 4 consecutive weeks you get a further £20.00 so you could be earning £40 per month.

Course Details


Hand care

Introduction to hair & beauty

Presenting a professional image in a salon

Basic make-up application

Themed face painting

Nail Art application

Providing basic manicure treatment

Create a Hair & Beauty image

Follow Health & Safety in the salon

Salon reception duties

Working with others in the hair & beauty sector

Entry requirements

Must be between 16 - 18 years and have officially left school

Must be a UK or EU citizen and resident in the UK

Your next steps...

Progress on to a Level 2 course in Nail & Beauty or another vocational qualification

Progress on to an Apprenticeship

Increase your chances of gaining employment

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