Hairdressing Courses

Start Date
Part Time
The VTCT Level 1 Award in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector is a small qualification that has been designed to introduce you to a range of practical skills from across the hair and beauty industries.
  • About the Course
    This qualification has been designed to provide you with an insight into the hair and beauty industry and provide an insight into what you would like to study next. After successfully completing this qualification, you could seek employment as a supervised assistant/apprentice or further learning in the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries within college.
  • Additional Costs

    Additional Fees


  • Entry Requirements
    There are no entry requirements.
  • Progression
    Hairdressing, Beauty therapy or Specialist Make-up courses or apprenticeship.
  • Assessment Method
    Practical Assessment

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.

Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Part Time

Level 1

Location Isleworth

Start Date 13/01/2020

Level 1 Traineeship


Margaret Harris
Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering

“I studied at West Thames College before becoming a manager of a Regis salon. I now work alongside the teacher who trained me all of those years ago! In teaching I have truly found my calling.”

Margaret Harris

Sandra Cooper
Lecturer in Hairdressing

Former student, Sandra, joined the college as the salon receptionist before studying for her teaching qualification. “It’s a brilliant feeling passing on your skills to the students and seeing how they progress throughout their time at college.”

Sandra Cooper
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