Focus Awards Level 1 Diploma in An Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (RQF)
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
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.
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)
Learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|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|
|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|