This is a part time study programme which covers a wide range of hairdressing topics. The units are assessed internally by subject specialist teachers. Most units consist of a mix of theory assessments (exams and assignments) and practical assessments which are carried out in our brand new, high street, commercial salon.
Throughout the course you will study 8 units in total. These include: health and safety, consultation support, creatively styling hair, advanced creative colouring, colour correction, advanced perming, creative cutting and creative hair design skills.
You will also be required to purchase the salon uniform and a kit prior to commencing the course. Financial support is available to some students to purchase equipment.
Hairdressing offers an exciting and challenging career in a creative and fast paced industry.
The course includes a variety of practical and theory classes alongside commercial salon sessions on paying clients. You will take part in trips, visits, seminars and competitions alongside your course to further develop your understanding and knowledge of the industry. You are also expected to undertake work experience in a hairdressing salon / barbers to enhance your skills, keep you up to date with the latest trends and aid employability and progression opportunities.
Learners will need to possess Hairdressing Level 2.
You will be interviewed by subject specialist teachers and should demonstrate enthusiasm about a career in the hairdressing industry and be able to participate in the required work experience.
This course requires self-motivation to manage the high level of self-study required on a part time programme.
● You will be assessed by various methods of assessment including practical assessments, online exams, assignments and written tasks.
● The course is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.
On successful completion of this qualification you can progress onto:
● Level 3 media hair and make up
● Stylist in a salon
● Freelance hairdresser
● Cruise ships
● Health farms/spa