Women's Hairdressing VRQ City and Guilds

Entry Requirements:
A genuine interest in the hair industry. A range of 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?
If you are interested in working within the hairdressing industry but are not sure which area interests you most, this course will give you an insight into the many aspects of the industry. From working with international product companies and session styling to what it takes to become a salon stylist. The course will cover the knowledge and skills required to enter into a career in the hairdressing industry. Whilst looking at the whole of the industry and learning many transferable skills, the hairdressing is focused on ladies cutting, styling, colouring and perming.

Course content

Practical and Knowledge Skills that cover:
- Health and Safety
- Styling
- Cutting
- Perming
- Promote Services and Products
- Colouring and Lightening the Hair
Learners will also gain experience in a commercial salon through a work placement and in the college training salon which is open to the public. You will also participate in the annual photo shoot.

How will I be assessed?
Assessment is carried out through the production of a portfolio which will include assignments, online testing and project work along with evidence of practical assessment. Students are assessed carrying out a range of basic hairdressing services on clients. Practical assessment is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Are there any special expenses?
A hairdressing kit and uniform will be needed for this course.

What could I do next?
Successful completion of this qualification will allow students to further their education by studying additional Level 2 awards in barbering or progressing on to a Level 3 course. Students would also be well placed to move into industry and undertake a Level 2 (NVQ) diploma apprenticeship or further training towards becoming a qualified stylist. Completion of this course will allow students to progress to Level 3 VRQ in Women's Hairdressing.

How to apply for this course

2017-2018 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2017-2018 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post
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