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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.

Hair and Beauty at Fullhurst


Hair and Beauty at Fullhurst


Hair and Beauty at Fullhurst


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.


Ms J Cottle Head of Hair and Beauty

Fullhurst Community College

Fullhurst Community College
Imperial Avenue

tel: 0116 282 4326
fax: 0116 282 5781