Faculty of
Retail & Commercial



  • Title: Beauty
  • Code: F04851
  • Level: Level 1
  • Length: 1 Year(s)
  • Term: Full Time
  • Faculty: Retail & Commercial
  • Salon Junior
  • Beautician Support
  • Salon Receptionist
  • Retail
  • Cruise Liners
  • Health Spas
  • Beauty Salons
  • Freelance

Units of study:

  • Health and safety
  • Team working
  • Setting up treatment areas
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Facial treatments
Level 1 – 3 x GCSES at grades E or level 2/3 (including English and Maths)
  • Independent learning
  • Practical observation
  • Oral questions
  • Client documentation
  • Portfolio evidence
  • Written tests
  • Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • Level 2 Make-up

Good attendance and punctuality.

This qualification introduces the subject area associated with working in the beauty industry at a basic level, including some simple underpinning knowledge.

You will gain experience of work in our state of the art facilities and by attending events with external agencies.

  • Make-up
  • Nails
  • Make-up
  • Hairdressing
  • Retail Knowledge

Study Programme

All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development

Visit: www.oldham.ac.uk or Call: 0161 785 4000