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NVQ Level 1 Courses

NVQ Level 1 is the first level of NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) and teaches you the basic skills and routine for the employment it is geared towards.  The tasks you will learn are usually fairly predictable and easy to learn. The approximate academic equivalents are: GCSEs graded D-G, Key Skills level 1, Skills for Life and a Foundation Diploma.

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Introduction to Ealing Hammersmith And West London College

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NVQ Level 1 Professional Chefs Certificate (ESOL)

Ealing Hammersmith and West London College

Course summary: We offer this pathway in both Hammersmith and Southall campus. You will work in our training kitchens and learn Food service in Taste restaurant.

Duration: Variable - to suit the learner

When or how: Full time

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Hairdressing NVQ Level 1 CG

West Lancashire College

Course summary: This course will introduce you to a range of hairdressing skills. You will begin developing the skills and qualities sought by employers within this professional industry.

Awarding organisation: City & Guilds

Duration: 30 weeks

When or how: Part-time evening

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Introduction to City And Islington College

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NVQ Level 1 Beauty Therapy with ESOL Support

City and Islington College

Course summary: This Course will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills in preparation for a career as a beauty therapist. Throughout this qualification you will ensure responsibility to reduce risks to health and safety, prepare and maintain salon treatment work areas and contribute to the development of effective working relationships.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Part-time

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£948.00

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Hairdressing NVQ Level 1

Dudley College

Course summary: In this course, you will learn about Shampoo and condition hair, Contribute to salon reception duties, Contribute to the development of effective working relationships, Support Health and Safety in salon, Contribute to perming and colouring processes, Styling, Functional skills and Work experience and voluntary work. On successful completion of this course, you can progress to Hairdressing NVQ Level 2.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

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Hospitality and Catering NVQ Level 1

Shipley College

Course summary: This is a great opportunity to learn catering skills in a supportive environment. Gain the skills to work in a kitchen including storing food hygienically, cooking simple dishes and serving and presenting food professionally.

Awarding organisation: City & Guilds

Duration: 1 Year

When or how: Full time

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Hairdressing NVQ Level 1

Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education

Course summary: This course is designed for anyone who wants to develop their interest in hairdressing. Training will take place in our state-of-the-art salons.

Awarding organisation: Vocational Training Charitable Trust

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Introduction to Ealing Hammersmith And West London College

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NVQ Level 1 Professional Chef

Ealing Hammersmith and West London College

Course summary: You will learn in dedicated classrooms and in fully equipped industrial kitchens, at either our Southall or Hammersmith Campus. Progression options - Promotion at their place of work, Change jobs as they have more experience and confidence in the kitchen and Progress onto a level 2 Professional Chefs qualification.

Duration: Variable - to suit the learner

When or how: Full time | Part-time

Hairdressing NVQ level 1

HHBTA-UK Limited

Course summary: Course syllabus Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety Contribute to the development of effective working Shampoo and condition hair Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas Assist with salon reception duties Blow dry hair Assist with hair colour services Plait and twist hair using basic techniques Accreditation All our courses carry CPD points. Once you have completed the course successfully, you will receive an accredited certificate, allowing you to gain insurance and start up your new business.

Duration: Variable - to suit the learner

When or how: Customised

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£600.00

City & Guilds NVQ Level 1 Customer Service Certificate (QCF).(106)

Durham Open Learning College

Course summary: Typical study methods include the following: Classroom Based / Flexible Study Course Summary This City & Guilds NVQ Level 1 Customer Service Certificate will suit you if you are new to customer service, and are looking to gain basic knowledge, understanding and experience of dealing with customers. QCF All of these new qualifications are part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), applicable in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, providing successful learners with transferable unit credit.

Awarding organisation: City & Guilds

Duration: 12 months

When or how: Distance

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£815.00

Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 1

The Academy of Beauty Therapy

Course summary: Beauty Therapy Course Modules can include units in: Assisting with manicures Assisting with skincare and facial procedures Working on the salon reception Health & safety in the salon setting This course is offered during a daytime over a period of 12 weeks or evenings over a period of 28 weeks.

Duration: 12 weeks | 28 weeks

When or how: Full time | Part-time evening

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£1,360.00

Food Preparation and Cooking NVQ Level 1

Lewisham Southwark College

Course summary: This course suits those interested in obtaining work in the hospitality industry as a School Cook, Catering Assistant or Commis Chef in a restaurant or hotel.

Duration: 34 weeks

When or how: Part-time

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£1,680.00

Hairdressing and Barbering NVQ Level 1 Certificate

Guildford College Of Further And Higher Education

Course summary: "Designed to prepare you for Level 2 qualifications and provide an understanding of the hairdressing industry.

Duration: 1 Year

When or how: Full time

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£1,555.00

Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking NVQ Level 1

Mid-Cheshire College

Course summary: This course is suitable for school leavers and adults, with no previous qualifications, wishing to enter the catering profession. Candidates will study all aspects of cooking and food service as well as basic food hygiene, basic health & safety.

Awarding organisation: Hospitality Awarding Body

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Part-time day

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£820.00

NVQ Level 1 in Performing Engineering Operations

Burton and South Derbyshire College

Course summary: This course is designed to give students a basis for a career in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Fabrication and Welding. They will study: the course is mainly practical and includes relevant theory for each unit including working safely with other in an engineering environment.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

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£975.00

Beauty Therapy NVQ LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE

Henley College Coventry

Course summary: This is the ideal introduction to a career in Beauty Therapy for current school pupils, school leavers and mature students. The course is designed to develop specific skills in preparation for entry to the Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2.

Duration: 36 weeks

When or how: Full time

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£796.00

Performing Electrical Operations - Electrical Installation Certificate NVQ Level 1

New College Nottingham

Course summary: This course consists of Hands on application; Production and distribution of electricity; Installing components; Maintaining good working relations; Inspection and testing; Health and safety; and Electrical/electronic theory.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

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NVQ Level 1Certificate in IT User Skills

Bournemouth and Poole College of Further Education

Course summary: This course aims to provide a nationally recognized qualification - Certificate in IT User Skills at Level 1 which will cover the basics of using IT and a PC, The type of work that will be undertaken on this course will give you an insight into the type of skills that employers will be looking for and will be a grounding for you to learn and understand how to use IT effectively at work and for personal use. A variety of work tasks, projects and activities will be undertaken throughout the course which will be assembled into a portfolio of evidence.

Awarding organisation: EDI

Duration: 7 weeks

When or how: Part-time day

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£50.00

Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing (Adult) NVQ Level 1

Boston College

Course summary: The course is based at the College Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Department which has fully equipped Salons open to the public. You will learn salon skills such as shampooing and conditioning, facial skin care, preparation of a perm and colour, basic make-up and nail care consultations with clients, and removal of colours.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

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£900.00

Edexcel Certificate in Customer Service NVQ Level 1

Hereward College

Course summary: The aim of the qualification is to recognise your skills and competences in the workplace. The qualification is about the customer service role and recognises that your work in the customer service sector involves a diverse range of functions, tasks and activities that are constantly developing and changing.

Awarding organisation: Edexcel Ltd

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Part-time

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VTCT NVQ Level 1 Beauty Therapy

Harlow College

Course summary: This course is suitable for those looking for a career within the beauty industry. It will equip them with the experience to progress to Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

Awarding organisation: Vocational Training Charitable Trust

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Free
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