This course has been designed for learners with a Level 1 Hairdressing qualification for a career within an exciting customer focussed Hairdressing profession.
You will benefit from a variety of activities designed to bring out the best of your potential, and enable you to use your skills and knowledge to progress to a Level 3 Hairdressing qualification.
What Will I Learn?
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. Employment Standards, Health & Safety’, Customer Service, Essential Skills in Communication & Application of Number.
The course contains both theory and practical Hairdressing based lessons with many opportunities to work within a commercial environment
You will also be required to undertake 25+ hours’ of work placement; this is a mandatory element of the programme.
You will require 3 GCSEs grades A*- D including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a Level 1 sector skills course qualification.
You will also be required to undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
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 are external examinations and Essential Skills portfolios.
Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.
Additional Fee Notes
Purchase of Equipment and Kit is required for this course (Compulsory Cost - Uniform - £22, Hairdressing Kit - £159.68). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
- 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.
Hairdressing or beauty salon manager/proprietor
Average salary: £20,943
Hairdresser or barber
Average salary: £14,450
Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.
No formal qualifications are required for entry although entrants usually possess a BTEC/SQA award, an NVQ/SVQ in Hairdressing at Level 3, an apprenticeship and/or relevant experience.