Our Courses and Curriculum
At The Beauty Project we offer over 30 Hair & Beauty focused training courses, enabling young individuals to learn new skills with a view to transition back into either mainstream education or employment.
Each course will have between 8-10 modules, within this there which will cover other aspects such as: Salon Management, Customer Service and Financial Management, Health & Safety in the workplace, understanding of COSHH legislation; all aimed at providing skills required to manage a business.
All courses provided are subject to age requirements.
Please use the drop down section above to have a look through all of the courses we currently offer.
Our aim is for young people to take a supported role in the front-end management and operation of the company salon, providing students with the opportunity to interact with members of the public, apply skills and knowledge acquired and to gain experience during the course of each term.
Applicable skills learned will include appointment booking, telephone communication, face to face customer communication, organisational skills, stock management and time management.
Those wishing to undertake work experience must be at least 14 years of age and provide signed parental/legal guardian consent.
Getting Ready for Adult Life (GRAL)
The Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 - As part of our learning process, we believe it is important for our young people to learn new skills to support them in preparing for Adult Life.
The Beauty Project incorporates a GRAL within our training and we have designed a ‘training and resource pack’ that incorporates day to day skills within a salon environment. This bespoke toolkit will assist in preparing young people on their journey to transition into adult life, from dependence to independent living.
Our GRAL pack covers the following:
- Education, Training and Employment
- Salon Management
- Looking after yourself
- Having your say
- Legal rights
- Life Skills
The Beauty Project works with students to improve their emotional intelligence, self-esteem, and social skills.
Our team works hard to ensure that all young people are at ease in our training facility, that there is always someone to talk to, and that they are supported in their academic endeavours.
Social Pedagogy - We understand that children have different learning styles, at the beauty project we think it important to take on the social pedagogy approach to learning to assist in the succession of our young people.
- A comprehensive approach to education
- Social pedagogy approach
- ‘Getting ready for adult life’ programme
- Ratio 1 staff to 5 children / ratio of 1 staff to 10 NEET
- A mix of both academic and practical instruction
- Learning at their own pace
- Liaise with outside organisations to improve health and wellbeing
Drop in Session and Support Groups
Within our timetable we offer other support such as C.V building, confidence building, how to manage stress and group sessions on current topics such as; mental health, positive relationships, LGBTQIA+ and others. These workshops are open to the wider community.