This qualification people already working as a stylist within a salon. You will be trained in different creative hair techniques and work on external clients. If you are not already in work placement we may consider your application subject to a trade test and proof of completion of Level 2 Hairdressing. Please note that when you apply for this course you will be applying for the first year, which is known as a 90 Credit Diploma.
What will I learn?
This is a practical based course and you will receive ongoing assessment on your practical skills. There will be theory which underpins the practical knowledge. In addition to your study programme, work experience within a salon is highly recommended and will lead to job opportunities.
- Create a Variety of Looks Using a Combination of Cutting Techniques
- Develop and Enhance Your Creative Hairdressing Skills
- Style and Dress Hair to Achieve a Variety of Creative Looks
- Style and Dress Long Hair
How will I be assessed?
You will carry out a range of practical assessments within a commercial salon environment. You will collate theoretical evidence in the form of assignments, projects, tests, quizzes, demonstrations and presentations.
A Level 2 Hairdressing qualification is essential. Potential students will be required to attend an interview and complete a skills test prior to enrolment. Applicants must be working in a salon part-time.
Progression & Career Opportunities
You can study at university or further study within Hairdressing, Barbering or Media. This programme is designed to allow you to progress into Senior Stylist or management roles within Hairdressing salons.
You should already have a hair kit which needs to include a variety of styling tools including scissors. A uniform will be required so that you are presenting a professional image at all times and a course text book will be invaluable for home study. During your year of study the will also be opportunities to participate in workshops, trips and exhibitions.