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    About the course

    This course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to provide basic shampoo and condition, styling men's and women's hair, plaiting and twisting, the art of dressing hair, salon reception duties, hair make-up, manicure and pedicure treatments. You will gain an insight into working in the sector and knowledge of the health, safety and hygiene requirements.

    How much does it cost?

    Uniform £45.00
    Kit approx. £187.00

    Who is it suitable for?

    This qualification route is for stylists who want to develop career in hairdressing.

    Awarding Body

    City & Guilds

    Where will this course take me?

    Salon job opportunities

    Setting up your own business

    Progression onto Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing and Barbering

    Core modules

    • Introduction to the Hair and Beauty sector
    • Present a professional image
    • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
    • Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
    • Shampoo and condition
    • Create an image using colour in the Hair and Beauty Sector
    • Styling Women's Hair
    • Styling Men's Hair
    • Plaiting and Twisting
    • Salon Reception
    • The Art of Colouring Hair
    • The Art of Dressing Hair
    • Shaping and colouring eyebrows

    How will I be assessed?

    You will have a mixture of practical sessions in the salon and classroom-based lessons teaching underpinning knowledge. You will be expected to complete hairdressing/beauty/barbering services on paying clients in the commercial salon.

    It is expected that you may need to bring in your own clients for practical assessments. Educational trips will also be available to enhance learning.

    You will be assessed through:

    • Online exams
    • Practical observations
    • Assignments

    Will I have to provide anything?

    Textbook, USB memory stick, stationery, uniform, kit.

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
    Ask Us a question about this course

    Applications for courses starting in September must be completed by Friday 30th June. Applications received after this date will go through our late interview and enrolment process. This may delay your course start date.

    Funding Your Course

    If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.