What courses can I do after this?
Progression to suitable qualifications such as the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or Level 2 Diploma in Barbering or Apprenticeship training.
What jobs can I get?
Job opportunities could include working as a junior Hairdresser or trainee hair stylist in a salon. This course can enable you to progress onto further Hairdressing courses here at the College.
To do this course you should have...
You will need to achieve 4 GCSEs grades including English and maths grades 3-1 (formerly D-G). Alternatively successful completion of a Foundation Entry Level 3 qualification and have achieved an Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths. Each applicant will be assessed on their individual merits, and a keen interest & self motivation in Hair as a career is essential.
What about work experience?
Each learner will be expected to work within our 'Renew salons' and dispensary area, to gain valuable Customer care skills. All students will also complete a voluntary industry workplacement in an external local salon for a minimum of 1 week, which you will need to organise yourself.
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
Click below to download the uniform and kit lists. This can be ordered direct from the suppliers. Please DO NOT order any the following if you only have a condidtional place offered, and are awaiting confirmation of pending results.
L1 Hair Uniform
L1 Hair Kit
You will also need to wear flat black enclosed shoes and smart black trousers (no leggings or jeans)
You will develop a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge of the theory which will be mainly taught in The College's salons.
Subjects studied include:
- Personal career planning
- Teamwork skills
- Take part in an activity
- Employment rights, contracts and pay
- Skills used in reading for meaning
- Introduction to Health and Safety
- Salon reception duties
- Basic hair care
English and Maths GCSE and functional skills will also be integrated into your study programme.
September Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.
More about the course
Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.
Working in our public salons you will gain valuable experience in offering a professional salon service, including customer care, client consultation and professional treatments in a realistic working environment. You will also have access to The College's virtual learning environment (MOODLE) to support your learning.
Enrichment opportunities are available and are offered to students throughout the duration of the course.