Develop your professional and specialist skills in hairdressing through the study of advanced cutting and colouring techniques including creative styling and dressing, advanced perming, creative colouring and colour correction. You will gain practical experience in our on-site commercial salon and develop your hair design portfolio working on catwalks, fashion shoots and competitions.
You will have regular visits from industry professionals throughout the course such as visits fromGoldwell Colour Educators(with the opportunity to visit their training salon in Leicester), Masterclasses by Salon Owners and opportunities to complete in regional and national competitions such as the AHT Hair and Make-Up Awards, and showcase your skills in our End of Year Fashion Show.
This course is approximately 30% theory and 70% practical.
You will study a range of units including:
- Creatively style and dress hair
- Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
- Creatively colour and lighten hair
- Providingclient consultation services
- Hair colour correction services
- Develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills
- Cut men’s hairstyles
You will perform a range of hairdressing services in a realistic working salon environment. You will learn through live practical demonstrations, research, inspirational and small group based activities.
On successful completion of this course, you could progress to careers as a Hair Stylist, Hair Colourist or as a Technical Representative. You could also further your studies with a HND in Salon Management at university.
The majority of your assessment will be through practical observation. You will complete online tests, assignments and a portfolio of evidence to assess your knowledge and understanding of Hairdressing.
You will require a “top up” hairdressing kit and uniform.
Level 2 Hairdressing qualification or equivalent. Mature students may offer experience in a salon as an alternative to formal qualifications.
Level : Level 3
Starts : 09 September, 2019
Duration : 1 Year Full Time
Course Code : NV3HDAP
: 01780 484 311