Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004)

Last Updated: 03 Nov 2016
The Creative Hair and Beauty Studies qualifications are ideal for learners looking for a career in Hair or Beauty or a combined Hair and Beauty career. These qualifications allow learners to develop their creative skills and underpinning knowledge
These qualifications are aimed at learners, looking to develop the basics and for experienced learners wanting to progress and develop new skills.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Depending on which qualification you take, you may cover topics such as:

  • Hair styling
  • make up
  • manicure
  • lash and brow treatments
  • Nail art
  • Face painting
  • Foot care
Which level is right for me?
Level 1
This level is ideal if you are new to the hair and beauty sector, and want an introduction to the practical skills and knowledge required.
Level 2
This level is ideal if you want to develop your knowledge and skills in order to progress in your career. you can study both Hair and Beauty which will allow more employment opportunities.
Level 3
This level is ideal if you work in the hair and beauty sector and are interested in deepening your knowledge and skills, perhaps to gain a supervisory role.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

 These qualifications can help you to progress into hair and beauty careers.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.
You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.
To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 1

This level is ideal if you are new to the hair and beauty sector, and want an introduction to the practical skills and knowledge required.
You can choose from eight different Level 1 qualifications:
  • Level 1 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies
  • Level 1 Award in Make up and Face Painting
  • Level 1 Award in Hair Styling
  • Level 1 Award in Styling, Plaiting and Twisting
  • Level 1 Award in Nail Art and Face Painting
  • Level 1 Award in Nail Art and Make up
  • Level 1 Award in Colouring and Styling Women’s Hair
  • Level 1 Award in Colouring and Styling Men’s Hair
To earn these qualifications, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units.
For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress into hair and beauty careers.

Level 1 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 1 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies

  • Accreditation No: 500/8768/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 18 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004-90)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jul 2016

Level 1 Award in Colouring and Styling Women's Hair

  • Accreditation No: 500/8437/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Hair Styling

  • Accreditation No: 500/8438/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Colouring and Styling Men's Hair

  • Accreditation No: 500/8439/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Styling, Plaiting and Twisting Hair

  • Accreditation No: 500/8475/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Nail Art and Make - Up

  • Accreditation No: 500/8691/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Nail Art and Face Painting

  • Accreditation No: 500/8742/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies

  • Accreditation No: 500/8768/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 18 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Make-Up and Face Painting

  • Accreditation No: 500/9137/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2

This level is ideal if you are relatively new to the hair and beauty industry, or want to develop your knowledge and skills in order to progress in your career.
You can choose from eight qualifications at Level 2:
  • Level 2 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies
  • Level 2 Award in Body Art
  • Level 2 Award in Facial Care for Men
  • Level 2 Award in Photographic Make Up
  • Level 2 Award in Photographic Make Up and Body Art Design
  • Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-up and Dressing Hair
  • Level 2 Award in Dressing Hair to Create an Image
  • Level 2 Award in Colouring and Dressing Hair.

To earn a qualification, you must compete a range of mandatory and optional units.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress into hair and beauty careers.

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies

  • Accreditation No: 500/8785/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 24 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Beauty (3004-12)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Beauty

  • Accreditation No: 600/5861/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 56 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 458 - 518 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004-90)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jul 2016

Level 2 Award in Dressing Hair

  • Accreditation No: 500/8426/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Colouring and Dressing Hair

  • Accreditation No: 500/8427/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up and Dressing Hair

  • Accreditation No: 500/8440/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up

  • Accreditation No: 500/8441/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Facial Care for Men

  • Accreditation No: 500/8615/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 8 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Body Art Design

  • Accreditation No: 500/8656/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 11 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up and Body Art Design

  • Accreditation No: 500/8782/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 9 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies

  • Accreditation No: 500/8785/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 24 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This level is ideal if you work in the hair and beauty sector and are interested in deepening your knowledge and skills, perhaps to gain a supervisory role.

You can choose from seven qualifications in Level 3:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies
  • Level 3 Certificate in Making a Hair Addition and Styling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Complementary Medicine and Principles of Massage
  • Level 3 Certificate in Creative Hair Design and Make-Up
  • Level 3 Certificate in Massage, Anatomy and Physiology
  • Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Complementary Medicine
  • Level 3 Certificate in Nail Design and Make-Up.

To earn a qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress into hair and beauty careers.

Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004-90)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jul 2016

Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy

  • Accreditation No: 500/8571/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 120 - 120 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Nail Design and Make - Up

  • Accreditation No: 500/8586/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 120 - 120 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Massage, Anatomy and Physiology

  • Accreditation No: 500/8589/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 120 - 120 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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