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Entry Requirements

Interview to assess suitability for the course and a test for adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to take the first step in turning an interest of hairdressing into a successful career.

Course Content

Units include:

  • cutting
  • colouring
  • styling hair
  • health and safety policies
  • conducting client consultations.

How is the course assessed

Understanding of theory work is assessed by written questions, projects and assignments, which are completed at the end of each unit and also by oral questioning during practical situations.

Assessment of practical skills is on-going while working in the training salons.

Students who complete all assessments, exams and assessments/projects early are allowed to leave.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing.

Where next - Job Opportunities

You could gain employment in a hairdressing salon, hotel, department store salon, health hydro or on board a cruise ship. You could work towards opening your own salon or become a technician for a large company within the industry

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00