Undecided which area of the Beauty industry you want to specialise in, or haven’t studied for a long time? LCBT's Introduction to Hair & Beauty Level 1 Certificate is a great way to get a taster across different skills, gain a qualification, and then progress to a Certificate or Diploma programme.

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A satisfactory level of English to be able to complete the course, successful interview and initial assessment. Potential learners need to be able to demonstrate dedication and commitment to learning and have aspirations to work and progress into the industry. Applications are allocated on a first come, first served basis to those who have a passion for Beauty Therapy and/or Hair & Media Make-up. We cannot hold places. FIND OUT MORE – At an Open Day, Call (0207 208 1300) or Drop in and speak to an advisor anytime.




  • Currently, there are no dates available for this course. Please call us on 0207 208 1300 or email to tell us of your interest in this course.
NEW Academic year courses starting in September and October 2021!

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  • 5-9 weeks depending on the mode of study


  • Typically 2-3 days a week


This course covers essential skills and knowledge to progress to progress towards a career in the Beauty Therapy, Hair, Styling and Nail industries. It is a great first step in returning to education before going onto a Level 2 Diploma. Your skills and confidence will increase as you progress.


  • An introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector

  • Make-up Skills

  • Manicure Skills

  • Hair plaiting and Twisting

  • Presenting a Professional Image in the Salon Environment.

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Successful completion of this course will mean you are able to progress onto a Level 2 Diploma. LCBT’s Job Shop has hundreds of employment opportunities and we will help you start your dream career.

  • Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up

  • Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology

CLICK on our ‘I want to be’ section to get an idea of the career opportunities in each!

Once enrolled you will have access to the on-line Job Shop and careers advisors!


  • 16-18 - No Course Fees
    • (£30 Required for Kit to use in salon and keep)
  • Full Cost - £1,099
    • (Inclusive of Uniform and Kit to use in the salon and keep)
  • OVERSEAS STUDENTS: International Students outside of the EEA do not qualify for concessionary or non-concessionary fees and will be required to pay the full cost of tuition fees. Evidence of your legality to study in the UK will be required. LCBT is unable to provide any assistance with visa application processes and reserves the right to refuse enrolment on to the course.