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Entry Requirements

No GCSEs are required. You will be interviewed to assess your suitability for the course and be tested for adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills

Who is the course for

This course is for school leavers wishing to enter either the hairdressing or beauty industries.

Course Content

Students will learn the following:

  • waxing
  • facials
  • eye treatments
  • make-up
  • manicures and pedicures
  • anatomy and physiology
  • health and safety
  • customer care
  • retail and promotion.

You will carry out treatments on family and friends to meet the assessment requirements for the course.

Study Methods

The College has links with local employers and west end salons.

All students complete at least one weeks work placement whilst on the course.

How is the course assessed

Understanding of theory work is assessed by written questions, projects and assignments, which are completed at the end of each unit and also by oral questioning during practical situations.

Assessment of practical skills is ongoing while working in the

Where next - Further Studies

C&G Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy - Massage route, C&G Level 3 NVQ Diploma in

Theatrical, Special Effects Hair & Media Make-up or an Apprenticeship in Hair & Beauty.

Where next - Job Opportunities

You can gain

employment as a beautician in beauty salons, hotels and sports and leisure complexes.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email enqui

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00