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 or those who have some previous experience of hairdressing but are not yet qualified.

Course Content

  • Cutting
  • Colouring
  • Styling hair
  • Perm and neutralise
  • Plaiting and twisting
  • Style and finish
  • Set and dress
  • Colour and lighten
  • Shampoo and condition
  • Health and safety
  • 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 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing.

More Information

Last updated: 12 January 2018

How to Apply

This course requires an informal interview.

To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.

Enquire here for future course dates