This course has been designed for experienced learners or those with a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification for a career within an exciting customer focused Hairdressing profession.
This course includes all aspects of advanced practical hairdressing services. The theoretical underpinning knowledge will equip you for employment in all areas of the profession. The course is also aimed at stylists, technicians & salon managers.
What Will I Learn?
The qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as an advanced hairdresser/stylist including: health and safety; client consultation; advanced cutting; styling; colouring techniques and selling products and services to clients
These units are all mandatory. Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: hair colour correction and bridal hairstyling
You will study: the creative art of cutting women’s hair, the artistic skill of colouring, imaginative dexterity of styling and dressing hair, and how to provide effective consultation support for colleagues.
To develop your skills further you will also be given the opportunity to study bridal hairstyling and also the technical colour correction unit.
You will require a Level 2 Hairdressing or equivalent. Experienced stylists will also be considered.
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 an on-line portfolio, theoretical evidence and assignment work. There are external on-line examinations and Essential Skills portfolios.
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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). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
- On successful completion of this programme you could seek employment as a stylist, educator for manufacturers, demonstrator, exhibitions and TV work, specialist hair colourists or technicians.
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.