You need to be in employment in a hair salon working at least 30 hours per week. You will attend college one day per week and be trained in your workplace for the rest of the week.
You will study:
Shampoo and Conditioning Treatments, Hair Colouring, Cutting Techniques, Styling and Finishing Hair, Client Consultation and Health & Safety.
You will need to study Functional Skills in English and Mathematics.
You should be employed in a hair salon, preferably have GCSEs in three subjects and have an outgoing personality with the ability to communicate and act in a professional manner, plus have a passion for hairdressing.
English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade A*-C in these subjects when you commence your course.
How You Will Be Assessed
An assessor will visit your workplace to assess your practical competence.
Things You May Need
You will be required to purchase and wear a uniform and buy some equipment such as make-up and brushes. All the necessary uniform can be purchased from the Department throughout July, August and September.
Information, Advice and Support
Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246 / 433030 / 436153 / 436152.
Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
For all other queries call 01274 433333