Health and Safety for the Hair and Beauty Sector

Health and Safety for the Hair and Beauty Sector

The Award in Health and Safety for the Hair and Beauty Sector is an additional qualification required alongside the Award in Body Massage. NB: this qualification is embedded within the fore mentioned courses and is not available as a stand-alone course.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Hair and Beauty
  • Qualification City and Guilds Award
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Hele Road Centre
  • Course Length Various
  • Start Date Various
  • End Date Various
  • Day Various
  • Times Various
  • Fee £40
  • Reduced Fee None
  • Course Code H20HSHB0/9/1
Overview

The Award in Health and Safety for the Hair and Beauty Sector is an additional qualification required alongside the Award in Body Massage. NB: this qualification is embedded within the fore mentioned courses and is not available as a stand-alone course.

For more information please contact the faculty on: 01392400414.

What topics will I study?

This unit is about being aware of the risks in the salon, knowing how to identify them and the responsibilities to deal with them.

You will study:

  • How to maintain health, safety and security practices within the professional environment.
  • Knowledge of Health and safety legislations within the industry
  • Employer and employees health and safety responsibilities
  • The importance of personal presentation, hygiene procedures and professional conduct
  • Methods of sterilisation and how to ensure salon hygiene

Next steps: 

This qualification will enable you to work in the industry.

Entry Requirements

A general interest in therapeutic treatments. Applicants must be 19+.

Facilities

Our well-equipped spa and beauty clinics offer a fantastic learning environment. We also offer an excellent range of holistic treatments. The learning resource centre provides all students with access to the internet as well as specialist information.

Additional Costs

Students need to wear a white polo shirt or black tunic, black trousers and shoes during practical sessions and must provide their own towels, oil, talc, foot cream, tissues and pillow case. A booklist of recommended books will be provided during your course and every student will have access to the College Learning Resource Centre (LRC).Please refer to your main programme for details of resources and uniform.

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