Hairdressing, Beauty and Barbering

This course will introduce you to a variety of skills and work experience hairdressing and learning beauty techniques with real clients. This will be at Hive Salon in Birtley but there will be opportunities to work in other salons across the North East.

Courses Available

Work in Barbering

Work in Beauty

Work in Hairdressing


Course Structure

You will work at Hive Salon in Birtley and work on your skills at Gateshead Interchange. The course combines theoretical learning will practical application with clients in the salon.  Modules include:

  • Introduction to the Hair, Beauty and Barbering sector in the North East
  • Personal presentation
  • Hair styling techniques (spelling mistake in techniques)
  • Beard styling and care
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Blow drying hair
  • Hair colouring techniques
  • Skin care
  • Make application
  • Manicure


Introduction to the Hair & Beauty or Barbering Sector Certificate Level 1