The New HNC Hairdressing full-time course is intended for hairdressers currently working in the profession who are seeking an advanced certificate in hairdressing. This course will provide you with the highest qualification currently held in hairdressing. The course is designed for experienced stylists or newly qualified stylists who want to further their studies.
All technical units build and develop your existing skills, knowledge as a stylist, giving you the opportunity to design and create looks based on current fashion. A unit in specialised hair and scalp allows you to develop a deeper understanding of hair loss and implications of conditions and how to treat. This is a valuable tool for the current market of clientele suffering hair loss. You'll also learn to advance in your communication skills via writing and presenting.
Your course will be interactive using a variety of methods to ensure your learning and progression needs are met. Units are lecturer led, however, we fully encourage you to take ownership of your own learning.
On successful completion of this course, you'll be awarded an HNC Hairdressing.
Minimum entry requirements
National Qualification at SCQF level 6 or SVQ level 3 in Hairdressing; OR
A minimum of 3 years' experience within the hairdressing profession; OR
Other equivalent qualifications or experience.
Additional selection requirements
Entry to the course is based on you:-
Meeting the entry requirements of your course and
Attending a course information session.
Additional Entry Requirements
You're expected to supply your own equipment and tools should be fit for purpose in all aspects of hairdressing. In addition, you should bring your own stationery.
There is no specific dress code. However, you're expected to have a professional appearance.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an appointment.
During the information and interview session, we will ensure the entry requirements and your aspirations and career plan are appropriate for the course and the level of course you have applied for. It is therefore important that you prepare well for this.
Colour, Colour Correction and Innovative Design.
Creative Design in Haircutting.
Employment Experience 1.
Graded Unit 1
Plus a selection of additional units including:
Specialised Hair and Scalp Treatments.
Style Hair using Postiche and Padding.