WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This is an assessment-based qualification for school leavers and adults who wish to pursue a career in Hairdressing. Once qualified you are able to start work as a first-year stylist in a hairdressing salon.

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 06/09/21

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to have GCSE Grade 3 or above in English and Maths, or ESOL Level 1.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

Units covered include:
• Follow health and safety practice in the salon
• Client consultation for hair services
• Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
• The art of colouring hair
• Colour and lighten hair
• Cut women's hair
• The art of dressing hair
• Promote products and services to clients in a salon

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

There are lots of opportunities for you to participate in trips, including Harry Potter World, Drayton Manor and the Blackpool NCF Hair and Beauty competitions.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Practical elements of the course will be assessed in our state-of-the-art salons on the fifth floor within the college. Practically you will be assessed based on individual performance throughout the course to a level of competency which consists of formative and summative assessments. Theory knowledge is assessed via multiple choice online exams and/or assignments and work packs. All exams are marked externally by the awarding body, and your final grade will be a Pass.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

You can progress on the hairdressing or beauty pathway, or to the Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing. You could also gain employment as a junior stylist in hairdressing salons or become self-employed and set up your own mobile hairdressing business.

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*

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