• LevelLevel 4
  • Age group19+
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


You will study 10 units over the course of the year, this will include mainly theory based work with some elements of practical.

You will be expected to write assignments to the requirements of a level 4 qualification subject to the amount of words requested within the brief. You will study 2 days in college and will be expected to do your assignment writing from home and meet tight deadlines.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

You will study the following units:

  • Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector
  • Salon management
  • Sales management in the hair and beauty sector
  • Public relations in the hair and beauty sector
  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon
  • Research in the hair and beauty sector
  • Marketing in the hair and beauty sector
  • Human resource management within the hair and beauty sector


  • Hair colour correction
  • Manage the creation of a hair style collection


  • Advanced epilation techniques
  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
  • Enhance appearance using micro-pigmentation treatment

September 2019, days and times TBC

Entry requirements

You must have achieved a Level 3 in hairdressing or Level 3 in beauty therapy.

You should also have a GCSE grade 4 (C) in English.

Assignment per unit (estimated 2000w per assignment).

Some units are assessed through presentations.

Some units assessed with both assignment and practical assessments.

You can progress onto a degree in Business Management. This qualification is offered at Middlesbrough College.

Funded for 16-18 year olds.

Advanced learner loan available for 19+ learners.

Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.