This course has been designed for those with no previous experience of Hairdressing and to provide a foundation for a career within the 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 2 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; Primary aspects of hairdressing to enable you to assist the stylist, Employment Standards, Health & Safety, Customer Service, Essential Skills in Communication and 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*- E including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a foundation course qualification.
You will be invited to attend a first line interview and second line course presentation. 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.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
Additional Fee Notes
Purchase of Equipment and Kit is required for this course (Compulsory Cost - Uniform - £22, Hairdressing Kit - £156.85). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
- On successful completion of this programme you may be able to progress to a Level 2 Hairdressing programme. Level 2/3 is strongly recommended to achieve your full potential for the professional requirements of the Industry; Junior Stylist, Colour Artist, Media Hairstylist, Cruise Liners Stylist, Salon Owner, Lecturer and Trainer/Assessor.