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

Focus Awards Level 1 Diploma in An Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF)

(QRN-601/8033/X)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 1 Diploma 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 Diploma in An Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF) is aimed at developing the practical skills and knowledge for progressing to further learning necessary 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 totaling at least 37 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 Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF)

 

Age Ranges

Learners should be a minimum of 16 years old 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 K/502/3467 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 Entry 3 30 3
Shampoo and Conditioning L/502/3753 Entry 3 30 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 Hair 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/600/6327 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 colour R/600/4874 1 30 3
Providing Basic Pedicure Treatment L/601/3556 1 30 3
Providing basic manicure treatment R/601/3557 1 30 3
Create and Maintain retail displays in the salon Y/600/6335 1 17 2
Head Massage H/60/4356 1 30 4