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Beauty, Hairdressing & Complementary Therapies

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Overview

This one-year course develops skills in hairdressing is for students wanting to gain a widely recognised qualification or to extend their current skills. The hairdressing units at Level 1 include shampooing and conditioning, styling, and creating an image.

Students will learn a wide range of basic skills including shampooing, conditioning treatments, styling and dressing long hair

Students have the chance to go on external visits to different shows around the country. We also have guest speakers in to give practical and theory workshops.

There are practical and theory elements to the course and students will have to produce a portfolio of evidence.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSE passes at grade 2 or above, preferably to include Maths and English, or a vocational qualification at pass or above, and Functional Skills Maths and English preferably at Entry Level 3.

Students who have not yet achieved grade 4 in GCSE Maths and English, will study Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and English as part of their course.

Skills

Students learn a wide range of basic skills including shampooing, conditioning treatments, styling and dressing long hair

Students have the chance to go on external visits to different shows around the country. We also have guest speakers in to give practical and theory workshops.

There are practical and theory elements to the course and students will have to produce a portfolio of evidence.

As well as the taught units the course includes mandatory work experience. Students are encouraged to source their own work experience early in the programme, as it contributes to future progression opportunities.

Qualifications

Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing.

Assessment

A combination of observation of practical work on clients, projects, assignments, case studies and written and oral questioning. Students build a portfolio of evidence.

Home Study

Four hours a week would be a requirement for home study work.

Work Placement

Students will be required to carry out hairdressing services on real clients in the College's hairdressing salon. In addition, students will have to source mandatory work experience to enhance their programme.

Progression

From Hairdressing Level 1 students can progress to Hairdressing Level 2 full time. or students may want to start an apprenticeship. They could also progress into beauty or media make-up

Fees and Additional Costs

There will be a cost for both kit and uniform. This price is available upon request from the hairdressing department and will be discussed at interview.

Additional Information

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HAIRL1 192001 September 2019 Click here

Please be aware that this course has already started. Please call 01635 845000 to check if spaces are available.

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