Course Name: Level 1 Hairdressing

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications but a keen interest in the subject is essential and a satisfactory school report.

We will request a school or college report and you will attend an interview at the college.

What's Involved

This course will provide you with a range of creative hairdressing skills as well as building your own personal development in readiness for progressing onto a higher level of study or into an Apprenticeship.

This is a unitised programme of study progressing from the award, certificate to the diploma, depending on your personal skills and development.

This course enables you to develop the necessary interpersonal skills as well as the appropriate ‘on the job’ skills. You will be taught using up to date resources that are appropriate to your individual learning style. Lessons are in the form of practical workshops/seminars/master classes as well as theory lessons, e-learning activities and tutorials. You will need to dedicate four hours per week to private study time.

Topics covered include:

> Health and safety in the salon

> Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector

> Present a professional image in a salon

> Working with others in the Hair and Beauty Sector

> Shampoo and conditioning

> Styling men’s hair

> Styling women’s hair

> Plaiting and twisting hair

> Create a hair and beauty image

> Create a hair and beauty image using colour

> The art of dressing hair

> The art of colouring hair

Course Assessment Method

This will be via assignment work and practical assessments.

What's Next

You can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, depending on the route you want your career to take.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
Level: Level 1
Awarding Body:
Academic Year: 20/21
Start Date: September 2020

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