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Hairdressing Technical Certificate

Entry Requirements:
A genuine interest in the hair industry. A range of 3/2 or D-E grades. Students who do not have English and Maths at grade C/4 or above will be required to take a qualification in these alongside their hairdressing course.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing aims to provide you with a range of essential and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the hairdressing industry.

Course content:
This qualification covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training.
You will study the following mandatory content:
• Advise and consult with clients
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Set and dress hair
• Cut ladies hair
• Colour and lighten hair
• Blow-dry and style hair
• Style hair with electrical equipment
You will work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. The different ways in which centres could support your learning, by working with both local and national hairdressing businesses, include: structured work-experience or work placements within their business, your attendance at classes or lectures given by industry experts, employers input into projects and exercises and employers who act as ‘expert witnesses' to contribute to the assessment of your work.
Are there any special expenses?
A Level 2 hairdressing kit and uniform will be needed for this course.
How will I be assessed?
Service Portfolio: You must produce a service portfolio that includes evidence of practical service carried out with proficiency.
Graded Practical Assessment: You must carry out a complete service on a client. The service will be graded at either Fail, Pass, Merit, or Distinction by centre assessors.
External Examinations: This will test your knowledge and understanding from across the whole vocational area.
Graded Synoptic Assessment: You will be required to undertake a graded practical assessment during which you will carry out a range of services from across the units.
What could I do next?
Following successful completion of this qualification you will be qualified to work in a number of employment destinations such as: hairdressing salons, hotels or cruise ships. This qualification is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years. You don't need any previous knowledge or experience to start this qualification.


How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post