Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004)

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2021
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 with a little or no previous experience, who are looking to develop their basic skills in order to progress within the industry. 
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
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 the following:
  • Salon Junior
  • Receptionist 
  • Apprenticeship 
  • NVQ/VRQ Level 2

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 2


Level 2 Certificate in Creative Hair and Beauty Studies (3004-02)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2023 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: 240 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2025 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 2023

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: 560 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2025 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

Learning Assistant

LEARNING ASSISTANT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

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Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to walled-garden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form