This study programme will enable you to achieve a Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing and successful completion of the programme will enable you to progress to L2 Hairdressing if you meet the entry requirements for the L2 course.
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This is a full-time one-year course
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The course consists of theoretical lessons, combined with the development of practical skills. Both courses are college-based and you will also continue to develop your skills in Maths and English.
Hair units include shampooing & blowdrying, plaiting, basic colouring as well as developing your awareness of the hair & beauty industries. You will also cover basic manicure, nail art and face painting to enhance your artistic abilities for photoshoots and hairshows . You will also study English and Maths functional skills together with units from the personal and social developments syllabi.
Assessment includes written assignments and practical observations.
Students will be expected to buy their own materials for the course, including a uniform, kit and book. These can be ordered at enrolment from nominated suppliers
Three GCSEs at Grade 3 plus a good reference and successful completion of pre-interview written task. If students do not possess a grade 3 in English, then a minimum of E3 must be achieved in English at initial assessment.
Successful students who receive the Level 1 qualification in Hair can progress on to a Level 2 hairdressing qualification. Successful students who achieve the Level 1 qualification in Beauty can progress on to Level 2 Beauty.
Potential career routes in the Hair and Beauty industry:
Last updated – 21/02/18