Course Duration
1 Year
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ 1350.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
FL1049
Start Date
02/09/2024
Start Time
-
Day
Mon - Fri

Course Summary

This course is for you if you want to have a career in the Hairdressing Industry. You will be taught all the practical skills you need to be a junior stylist in a Hairdressing salon. You will also be taught the theory that underpins the practical skills, so that you will not only know how to Style, dress, cut and colour the hair but you will understand what is happening inside the hair so that you can ensure all your clients have fabulous hair that is in the best condition possible. This course will include Maths, English and experience of work. You will train and complete all assessments in the commercial salons on paying clients in our realistic working environment and have opportunity to attend a wide range of enrichment activities.
Unit Titles:-
Mandatory
Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health & safety
Advise and consult with clients
Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
Change hair colour
The art of dressing hair
Cut Women's hair using basic techniques
Promote additional services or products to clients
Cut Men's Hair
Style Men's Hair
Create an image

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 3. BTEC Introductory Certificate or Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 1, or another relevant Level 1 or Foundation qualification. You will have a pre induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

How Is It Assessed

The assessment process involves the collection of paper based portfolio evidence which may take the form of practical observations, questioning, online tests, projects, assignments and case studies. You will be meeting and working with members of the public and will need to provide a number of paying clients for practical assessment purposes, you will participate in experience of work.

How Is It Taught

A variety of teaching methods will be used through your training, including practical skills demonstrations, classroom teaching, workshops, role play, discussion and work packs. Some independent study is required for which guidance is given. Practical skills and assessments are carried out on commercial clients within the new purpose built industry standard salon facilities.

What Could I do Next

Upon completion of NVQ Level 2 you may progress onto NVQ Level 3, an Advanced Apprenticeship or employment.

What Else Do I Need To Know

This is a vocational course giving you the training and skills needed for employment, good punctuality and attendance is essential. To comply with industry and awarding body standards for commercial salons, you will be required to purchase a salon uniform and equipment which is available by mail order, an order form will be provided. The recommended salon uniform needs to be worn at all times during practical and commercial salon sessions. A professional appearance is necessary with a good standard of personal hygiene and you will need to be willing to receive and carry out the treatments for which you are training. Some courses have trips or visits which may have a cost attached. You will also have the opportunity to be entered in national skills competitions representing the College in which there have been many successful outcomes for the College. When carrying out independent study and e-learning you will be able to use the College Learning Resource Centres, where you can access computers, text books DVD’s and other learning materials. You will also continue to develop your skills in maths and English as these continue to be an important element of your study.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 3. BTEC Introductory Certificate or Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 1, or another relevant Level 1 or Foundation qualification. You will have a pre induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

How Is It Assessed

The assessment process involves the collection of paper based portfolio evidence which may take the form of practical observations, questioning, online tests, projects, assignments and case studies. You will be meeting and working with members of the public and will need to provide a number of paying clients for practical assessment purposes, you will participate in experience of work.

How Is It Taught

A variety of teaching methods will be used through your training, including practical skills demonstrations, classroom teaching, workshops, role play, discussion and work packs. Some independent study is required for which guidance is given. Practical skills and assessments are carried out on commercial clients within the new purpose built industry standard salon facilities.

What Could I do Next

Upon completion of NVQ Level 2 you may progress onto NVQ Level 3, an Advanced Apprenticeship or employment.

What Else Do I Need To Know

This is a vocational course giving you the training and skills needed for employment, good punctuality and attendance is essential. To comply with industry and awarding body standards for commercial salons, you will be required to purchase a salon uniform and equipment which is available by mail order, an order form will be provided. The recommended salon uniform needs to be worn at all times during practical and commercial salon sessions. A professional appearance is necessary with a good standard of personal hygiene and you will need to be willing to receive and carry out the treatments for which you are training. Some courses have trips or visits which may have a cost attached. You will also have the opportunity to be entered in national skills competitions representing the College in which there have been many successful outcomes for the College. When carrying out independent study and e-learning you will be able to use the College Learning Resource Centres, where you can access computers, text books DVD’s and other learning materials. You will also continue to develop your skills in maths and English as these continue to be an important element of your study.