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Fullhurst Community College

Hair and Beauty

Year 8 taster sessions

Included within the PACA rotation, students experience several taster sessions on various aspects of Hair and Beauty, including:

  • Shampooing
  • Conditioning
  • Plaiting
  • Setting
  • Blow drying
  • Nail art
  • Competition work

Year 9 Level 1 Fullhurst Award

In year 9 we offer an exciting course, this includes:

  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Personal presentation
  • Styling womens' hair
  • Plaiting and twisting
  • Nail art
  • Creative design

This course consists of assignments and practical assessments.  At the end of year 9 students receive a certificate of completion.

Year 10 and 11  - VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

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Students complete two units in year 10:

  • Unit UV21578 – Understanding the hair and beauty sector
    There is an exam at the end of this unit.
  • Unit UV21582 – Hair and beauty science
    This unit includes an assignment and the practical making of hair and beauty products.

Students complete a further two units in year 11:

  • Unit UV21579 – Hair and beauty research project
    This is a written project.
  • Unit UV21583 – Responding to a hair and beauty design brief
    this unit includes an assignment or mood board anda practical re-creation of chosen style, including hair, make-up, nails and fashion.

Students may progress into many different vocations after successfully passing this course including;

  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • Beauty therapy
  • Hairdressing
  • Barbering
  • Hair and media make-up
  • Nail technology
  • Aromatherapy
  • Massage
  • Reflexology

Students could also progress to study A Levels in a variety of subjects including:

  • Applied business science
  • Business studies
  • Drama and theatrical studies
  • Media
  • Physical education
  • Travel and tourism


Please contact main reception on 0116 282 4326 or via if you require any further information about the curriculum.

Fullhurst Community College

Fullhurst Community College
Imperial Avenue

tel: 0116 282 4326
fax: 0116 282 5781