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This two-year course will start by giving you the main skills required to start your journey to becoming a successful hairdresser. The second year prepares you for employment
What do I need to join?
As well as having a keen interest in the subject area, applicants for Level 1 will need to possess GCSE grade 2 in Maths and English or E3 Functional Skills For Level 2 applicants will need Level 1 or grade 3 in Maths and English or L1 Functional Skills Learners will need to be committed, punctual and demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning and taking on new ideas and skills.
How will I learn?
Assessments in all units are undertaken in college, and are a mixture of theory and practical work with online exams and practical observations on clients.
Maths & English
A key requirement for future progression and employment is a good understanding and application of knowledge and skills in both English and maths. Learners who are enrolled on this course will also, as part of their overall programme of study, be enrolled on either Functional Skills or GCSE programmes in English and Maths in order to progress towards gaining GCSE grade 4 in both subjects
What can I do next?
After the course, you are able to go into Employment
Practical skills are developed in our salon which is open to the general public and the underpinning knowledge for all the units are carried out in a theory setting. In our training salon you will experience a real working environment where you develop practical skills on paying clients Theory classes will deliver the underpinning knowledge in hairdressing What modules are covered? Advise and consult with clients Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp Style and finish hair Set and dress hair Cut hair Colour and lighten hair Plait and twist hair Fulfil salon reception duties Perm and neutralise hair
course information last updated: Friday 23rd February 2024 @ 8.03am (4 hours ago)