This course will equip you with practical skills for a range of salon activities, from conducting client consultations to cutting and dressing hair. You will learn how different shampoos and conditioners affect the hair and scalp, and will explore a variety of colouring and lightening products and techniques.
You will learn how to work in accordance with health and safety procedures to ensure the wellbeing of your clients, your colleagues, and yourself. As well as working in the college's own hairdressing salon, you will also have the opportunity to do a period of work experience. You will also work on improving your English and Maths skills.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
You will be assessed on the practical work that you do in the hairdressing salon.
You may need to pay for a kit and uniform, depending on your financial circumstances.
On successful completion of the course you can develop your skills further through a range of courses in Level 3, and above, courses in hairdressing, or progress to employment.