Beauty Therapy Level 1

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code P1077/1
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


Studying for a vocational qualification is a practical option and you will learn from tutors who are industry specialists with great facilities in the professionally equipped beauty therapy rooms in the Graduate Salon at the Nuns Corner Campus.


Our realistic and well-equipped therapy rooms will allow you to experience salon-life under the guidance of our highly-trained, inspirational tutors. A typical day of study at Grimsby Institute could see you learning about manicures and nail art, skin treatments and creating individual looks.  Not only will you get to hear expert talks from industry professional at the Institute you will have the opportunity to go on trips to inspire your creativity and enhance your work. Previous trips have included; The Professional Hair & Beauty Show, The Clothes Show Live and trips to Lancome Paris. You will learn about working in the beauty industry as well as manicure and pedicure, face painting, nail art, make up, skin care, hand care and team working skills.  

How will it be delivered?

When you do a vocational qualification you will learn in a workshop, salon or studio as appropriate for your subject and you will usually be assessed through practical assessments, projects, assignments and oral and written questions.  There may be exams in some subjects and your tutor will prepare you for these. 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual’s previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process.  As a guide you might be expected to achieve GCSEs grade 1-2 or equivalent.

Your next steps...

Successful students may progress onto the next level in their chosen subject, into employment or an apprenticeship, or, after a level 3 qualification, to Higher Education at the University Centre Grimsby or other other University.