Hair & Beauty

Hairdressing AQA award scheme up to level 2 is a skills-based qualification that is designed for year 12 and 13’s  students who want to start a career within the hair and beauty industry. Giving them the opportunity to either work in a salon or taking the first steps to starting their own business. All units are 100% internally assessed. There will be A range of topics that will be covered as listed below; 

The course will include;    

  • How to shampoo and condition  
  • Health and safety  
  • Hazards in a workplace  
  • Customer service / relations  
  • Reception duties  
  • Blow drying  
  • How to braid  
  • Basic scissor cut
  • Personal presentation  
  • Hair Styling 
  • Hair Colouring 

Assessment overview 

Students will be completing Theory and practical based assessments within the classroom. Each unit is assessed on completion of set tasks and written work.  


With this qualification the students can move on to many different career paths  

  • Hairdresser 
  • Solon owner 
  • Barber  
  • Fashion hair stylist