Course: Connect to Hair and Beauty

Study Level

Entry Level 3

Level 1


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus


1 year



This course will provide you with an introduction to Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing, allowing you to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress onto further studies and a career in the industry. At the end of the course, you will achieve a Level 1 qualification.

You will develop practical beauty therapy and hairdressing skills so you can confidently and competently perform treatments. You will learn in our on-site salons – Visions and Images – where you will develop your skills working with members of the public.

You will have the opportunity to study facial skincare, waxing, eyelash and brow treatments, manicures, pedicures. You will also learn airbrushing and prosthetics, hair application, body paint techniques and much more.

You will also be encouraged to undertake a work placement alongside your studies to help develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for further study or your working life. We have a great relationship with many beauty salons and spa owners in the area and can help connect you with the most appropriate placement.


You will need to be passionate about beauty treatments and hairdressing services, practice attention to detail and have the ability to interact with new people.


You will be assessed practically and evidence of your practical work will go towards building a portfolio of evidence. Some other written work will be required for projects and assignments.


You can progress to study Beauty Therapy Level 2, Hairdressing Level 2 or Media Make-Up Level 2, move into an apprenticeship or employment. Many of our former students secured employment in local and national salons, cruise ships and some have started their own businesses.