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Entry Requirements

GCSE Grade 1 in English and Maths required

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Full time

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1 academic year

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Key features and Benefits

  • Benefit from a high level of support and encouragement to get you ready for your next steps
  • Learners will experience a ‘hand’s-on’ approach to their learning and gain practical skills, knowledge and understanding within Starting Out in Hair and Beauty
  • Learn a range of social, academic and practical skills
  • You will complete an NCFE Entry Level 3 Diploma in Occupational Studies

  • Overview

    Starting Out in Hair and Beauty is designed for young people with GCSE grade 1 to gain a Foundation Level knowledge of the sector and develop both practical and academic skills for them to progress in their chosen career with the support of the Foundation Learning team.

  • What will I study?

    You will complete NCFE Entry Level 3 Diploma in Occupational Studies alongside your GCSE or Functional Skills Maths and English.

  • Entry Requirements

    GCSE Grade 1s in school (predominantly in Maths and English).

    E2/E3 Functional Skills qualifications in Maths and English.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will build a portfolio which could include:

    • Practical assessments
    • Questioning and discussions
    • Observations
    • Written work

    You will also have an exams/assessment in Maths and English.

  • What can I do next?

    Successful completion of all elements could lead to progression onto a Level One qualification at College.

  • Questions?

    If you have any further questions, you can contact us and speak to a member of our Foundation Learning team who will be happy to help and answer any of your questions. Contact us on 01254 292418.

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