Focus Awards Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF)

(QRN – 601/7747/0)

 

 

Qualification Overview 

The Focus Awards Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF) is aimed at those wishing to work in the Hair and Beauty Sector.

The Focus Awards Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF) is aimed at developing the practical skills and knowledge for progressing to further learning needed to work in the hair or beauty industry. By completing further training this qualification could lead to jobs roles such as:

  • Beauty Salon Assistant
  • Hairdressing salon assistant

 

 

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve 6 credits from the 2 mandatory units and a minimum of 32 credits from the optional units totalling at least 38 credits.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners.

 

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF)

 

 

Age Ranges

Learners should be 16 (minimum) to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Introduction to
the Hair and
Beauty Sector
R/502/3981 1 25 3
Presenting a
Professional
Image in a Salon
Y/502/3982 1 25 3

Optional Units

Hand care R/502/3981 Entry 3 30 3
Nail Art
Application
K/502/3470 1 30 3
Create an image
using colour for
the Hair and
Beauty Sector
T/502/3469 Entry 3 30 3
Skin care Y/502/3464 Entry3 30 3
Shampoo and
Conditioning
L/502/3753 Entry 3 3 3
Styling Men’s Hair A/502/3795 1 30 3
Styling Women’s
Hair
F/502/3796 1 30 3
Basic Make-up
Application
J/502/3797 1 30 3
Themed Face
Painting
L/502/3803 1 30 3
Hair Plaiting R/502/3804 Entry 3 30 3
Plaiting and
Twisting Hai
Y/502/3805 1 30 3
The Art of Dressing
Hair
Y/502/3979 2 30 5
The Art of
Photographic
Make-Up
L/502/3980 2 30 5
Salon reception
duties
R/600/6334 1 22 3
Follow health and
safety in the salon
A/600/632 1 22 3
Working with
others in the hair
and beauty
sector
H/600/6323 1 19 2
Create a Hair and
Beauty Image
Y/600/4875 1 30 3
Colour hair using
temporary colou
R/600/4874 1 30 3
The Art of
Colouring Hair
T/600/8626 2 60 7
Providing Basic
Pedicure
Treatment
L/601/3556 1 30 3
Providing basic
manicure
treatment
R/601/3557 1 30 3
Provide Nail Art L/601/4450 2 24 3