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This one-year programme offers learners an exciting taster & knowledge of the the hairdressing industry. Modules covered will include shampooing and conditioning hair, blow drying hair and plaiting, with a strong focus on developing confidence, communication and customer service skills. This Level 1 course is based at our Filton campus, located in South Gloucestershire which is easily accessible from the city of Bristol by train (Bristol Parkway / Bristol Abbey Wood) and bus.
As well as having a keen interest in the subject area, learners will need to possess GCSE grade 2 in Maths and in English Learners will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning and taking on new ideas and skills.
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.
As part of your overall programme of study, learners will be required to undertake a period of work placement related to the field of employment they wish to enter. Our Work Placement Team will assist learners in gaining a placement and ensure that you are on track to achieve, whilst liaising with your course tutors to ensure that the opportunity to practice necessary employability skills is available at college.
What can I do next?
Learners who successfully complete will be eligible for progression onto a Level 2 programme of study or an apprenticeship in a related discipline. Further career options depend on the route you take at Levels 2 and 3, and include: hair technician, beauty consultant, salon stylist/therapist, freelance hair and make-up artist, complementary therapies practitioner, mobile spa/hairdresser, cruise line worker or hospice/care home worker.
course information last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2024 @ 10.52am (9 hours ago)