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  • Hair and Beauty
  • Hairdressing
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Hairdressing

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. You will gain an insight into working in the sector and knowledge of the health, safety and hygiene requirements. It will support progression onto a Level 3 course.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, ideally one of which is English.

How much does it cost?

Free to those aged 16-18. There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.

Textbook, USB memory stick, stationery, uniform, kit. Approx cost £150.

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Why study?

Hairdressing is a dynamic industry with lots of different career opportunities to choose from. Successful people in the industry can take their pick from many top jobs from; preparing models, working on magazines and photo-shoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous! The UK hairdressing industry is widely regarded as the best in the world so the opportunities are vast.

Where will this course take me?

Employment at junior stylist level (most salons would request a skills test as part of the interview process).

Core modules

  • Principles and practices of hairdressing and barbering services
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Style, set and dress hair
  • Plait and twist hair

 

Optional modules

  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
  • Plaiting and twisting hair

How will I be assessed?

One end of year written exam, one end of year synoptic practical assessment, portfolio presentation and homework.

Will I have to provide anything?

Textbook, USB memory stick, stationery, uniform, kit. Approx cost £150.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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