You will study units that reflect the needs of the Hairdressing profession, while further preparing you for a career within this sector you will study aspects of hairdressing to enable you to work as a stylist covering Follow health and safety practice in the salon, Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, The art of dressing hair, Client consultation for hair services, The art of colouring hair, Working in the hair industry and Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector.
You will require completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing Services as well as a reference from an employer and/or previous tutor. You may also be asked to complete a practical skills task.
We are looking for learners with a passion for the Hairdressing industry. You will be invited to participate in pre-course guidance activities which will include a course presentation. Relevant uniform and equipment is needed for this course; a full list will be provided. You will be required to undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required. You may be invited to demonstrate your practical skills and flair to ensure progression from L1 to L2 is the correct path for you and your career aspirations.
You will be assessed via a range of methods which include continual assessment, through observation of your practical work, the completion of a portfolio, theoretical evidence and assignment work. There may also be external examinations.
On successful completion of this programme you may decide to enter employment as a junior stylist. If you decide to progress onto the Level 3 Hairdressing programme, which is strongly recommended to achieve your full potential for the professional requirements of the Industry; Colour Artist, Media Hairstylist, Cruise Liners Stylist, Salon Owner, Lecturer and Trainer/Assessor.