Take your first steps to becoming a professional hairdresser and gain a high standard of practical skills including cutting, colouring, client consultation and blow drying. You will have the opportunity to work alongside prestigious local salon owners and hairdressing professionals to develop advanced and modern techniques.

You will have regular visits from industry professionals throughout the course such as visits from Charles Fox, London (with the opportunity to visit their training salon in Covent Garden), UK body painters and special effects experts, as well as successful past students now working in industry. You will also have the opportunity to compete in regional and national competitions such as the AHT Hair and Make-Up Awards, and showcase your skills in our End of Year Hair and Fashion Show.

This course is approximately 30% theory and 70% practical.

You will study a range of units including:

  • Health and Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Consultation
  • Shampooing and Conditioning
  • Cutting Hair Using Basic Techniques
  • Styling and Dressing Hair
  • Colouring Hair

You will learn through practical demonstrations and practice what you have learnt on real, paying clients in our commercial salon.

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 or Lead, or Senior Hair StylistApprenticeship, or employment.

You will be assessed through practical observations, online tests and oral questions. You will also complete assignments to develop your theory knowledge.

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform. You will also be required to source clients for practical learning .

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above including English and maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

For Admission

Department : Hair, Barbering
Level : Level 2
Starts : 09 September, 2019
Duration : 1 Year Full Time
Course Code : NV2HDAP

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