If you’re interested in a career in the hair and beauty sectors and are aged 14-16, this course is for you. You’ll learn then basics required for a future in either industry, as well as health and safety requirements and the science behind treatments and services.

Funding and bursaries

Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email info@totton.ac.uk or call 023 8087 4874.

Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.

Entry requirements

All learners need to be enrolled at a school. The school needs to support your application and then you’ll be offered an interview by our college team. You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications, but a keen interest in the subject is desired.


You’ll study a range of units, designed to develop an understanding of the hair and beauty sector.

Facial skincare

Make up services

Shampoo and condition

Styling women’s hair

Working in the industry


You’ll be assessed through written and practical assessments and tasks.

Career and Progression

Most learners move onto a Level 2 course in hair or beauty, or go onto do an apprenticeship. Achieving a Level 2 or above can lead to a career in a number of areas, such as salons, spas or even cruise ships.

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