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Hair & Beauty Career Opportunities: free teaching resources

There is a wide range of job roles, training routes, qualifications and career pathways for those wishing to enter the hair and beauty industry.

We’ve created some free teaching resources that clearly explain these routes, so that your students fully understand the advantages and disadvantages of each path.

- What are the differences between NVQs and diplomas?
- Which NVQ level is appropriate for which job?
- What are apprenticeships?
- What opportunities are there to study hair and beauty to a higher level?

To explore the answers to these questions with your students, download our free resources by clicking on the button below.

This presentation gives you a small taster of the quality you can expect from Boardworks Higher Diploma in Hair & Beauty Studies resources, which guide students of all abilities through the Level 2 Diploma course in an appealing and accessible way.

To find out more about Boardworks Hair & Beauty, order your free sample disc.
 

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FREE CONTENT ARCHIVE

Below is an archive of our most popular free hair & beauty resources. To download this content all you need to do is click on the links below and you will be prompted to register some additional details with us.

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Selling and Promotion Lesson Plan

Selling is a part of our everyday lives and with the Internet becoming a massive platform from local to international sales, it is increasingly more accessible to promote our products. However, although accessible, is it easy? Alison Atkinson, a teacher of the Higher Diploma for Hair and Beauty Studies, has come up with a great way to teach this topic with her learners and she’s been kind enough to share her inspiring ideas with us! 

To download Alison’s full lesson plan, and have a go at teaching this engaging lesson on Selling and Promotion with your own class, click on the link below:

If you enjoyed this lesson plan you can sample more of the Boardworks resources for the Higher Diploma in Hair & Beauty Studies by ordering your free sample disc. Featuring case studies, video interviews, live briefs, a work experience diary and hundreds of interactive activities, the product provides comprehensive coverage of the major exam board specifications for the Level 2 Hair & Beauty Studies Diploma.

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Mixing colours: try it out!

Knowing about the relationship between different colours is crucial for employees of the hair and beauty industry, but experimenting with colours is something that can be quite hard to achieve in the classroom. With Boardworks, your learners can mix colours through your interactive whiteboard or projector.

Why not have a go at this interactive activity? Drag the missing colours from the palette to the blanks in each of the colour sums. This slide is taken froma  presentation on scientific principles that covers the effects and uses of water, heat and light, the principles of colour and the pH scale.

Having trouble viewing this activity? Go to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ to download the latest version of Flash player, and reopen this page.

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Free Lesson Plan: Health and Safety

Teaching the topic of Health & Safety can be challenging – we are often bombarded with health and safety rules and some learners can ‘switch off’. So Alison Atkinson, a teacher of the Higher Diploma for Hair and Beauty Studies, has come up with a great way to teach this topic that is both fun and allows learners to create and do something that has real meaning in the Vocational World.

To download Alison's lesson plan, along with the accompanying Boardworks worksheet on risk assessment that she uses, click on the links below.

If you would also like to share one of your lesson plans with us, we'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch by emailing: lucy.gaughan@boardworks.co.uk.

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Free Lesson Plan: Transferable Employability Skills

Alison Atkinson, a teacher of the Higher Diploma for Hair and Beauty Studies, has come up with a great way to teach transferable employability skills, which she has kindly offered to share with us.

To download Alison's lesson plan, along with the accompanying Boardworks material that she uses, click on the links below.

If you would also like to share one of your lesson plans with us, we'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch by emailing: lucy.gaughan@boardworks.co.uk.

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