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.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.
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.