The course covers the following units:
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
Style Hair using basic techniques
Assist with Colouring Services
Training provided in Colouring ,Cutting and Long Hair Work
There are many additional opportunities as part of this study programme. You will be expected to take part in work experience, and also have the opportunity to represent the college as you enter a range of regional and national competitions, such as Greater Manchester Colleges’ Competitions. During your time on this programme, you will also take part in external study visits, for example to Wella Studios in Manchester, to observe professionals within the industry and taking part in bespoke one day demonstrations on the latest trends and fashions in the industry.
This course is assessed through a mixture of practical assessments, written tests and exams.
Practical hairdressing lessons take place with commercial salon sessions and theory lessons. Practical lessons include working on training heads and live paying clients. You will have the opportunity to take part in trips, visits, seminars and competitions alongside your lessons to ensure you gain a good understanding of the industry in which you will work.
Learners are expected to undertake work experience in a salon setting. Gaining part time employment in a salon will greatly enhance your skills and aid employability and progression opportunities.
An Individual Learning Plan (ILP) will be designed with you, to meet your needs. Targets will be set to enable your progress and achievement.
You will be assigned a Personal Tutor who specifically looks after your pastoral and progress requirements throughout the course
You will be trained in the use of specialist, professional products, equipment and treatments.
Learners must have;
A genuine interest in the subject
Good communication skills
Enjoy working with people and as a team member
Good dexterity skills
A hardworking approach towards the industry
Be prepared to follow strict professional standards for attendance, punctuality and appearance
Level 2 Hairdressing
Level 2 Beauty Therapy
Level 2 Hair and Media Make Up
Level 2 Nail Services
Working as a junior stylist or assistant within a salon environment