Hairdressing Studies Diploma

Entry Requirements:

A range of 3/2 grades at GCSE and a genuine interest in the hair industry.

Why Should You Take This Course?

This qualification 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
The course covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training. You will study the following mandatory content:

  • Health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • The art of colouring hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Cut women’s hair
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Working in the hair industry

There will also be:

  • Structured work-experience or work placements within their business
  • Classes/lectures given by industry experts
  • Employers input into projects and exercises
  • Employers who act as ‘expert witnesses’ to contribute to the assessment of your work

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by the following:

  • A Service Portfolio including evidence of practical service carried out with proficiency.
  • Graded Practical Assessments where you will carry out a complete service on a client. The service will be graded by centre assessors.
  • External Examinations will test your knowledge and understanding from across the whole vocational area.

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

What could I do next?
Upon successful completion, you will be qualified to work in several employment destinations such as hairdressing salons, hotels or cruise ships.


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