This new progressive course will build on your existing basic hairdressing skills and help you develop more creative techniques suited to the current industry. All technical units on this course not only allow you to hone your existing skills but you will also develop creativity and advanced techniques.
Throughout this course, you have the chance to take part in a variety of activities, including hairdressing seminars, workshops and demonstrations from industry experts.
This Multi Skills Hairdressing course will provide you with hands-on skills and theoretical knowledge of all aspects of hairdressing. You'll learn a wide range of hairdressing techniques, gaining practical experience along the way.
Work experience is an essential part of the course. You will need to find a work placement at a hairdressing salon one day per week.
Direct entry is not recommended due to the practical skills requirement for the course.
How the course is taught:
The course entails a variety of assessment methods including practical, closed book and portfolio building.
A kit and uniform is required for this course & will be provided by the college.
Students may be given the option to purchase an additional college approved kit for some specialist units.
For practical class the college approved uniform must be worn along with suitable footwear (details will be supplied).
Minimum entry requirements
Two National 4 qualifications; OR
Other equivalent qualifications or experience.
You must be at least 16 years of age by 23rd August 2021
Additional Entry Requirements
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.
Styling and dressing
Styling for a total look
The units you study may be subject to change.
The course is a blend of both theory and practical subjects. Committed to helping you achieve your full potential, the teaching team employ a wide range of blended teaching methods to ensure that you are engaged at all levels of study and are supported in every aspect of your educational experience.
Assessments are ongoing and cover both theory and practical elements of the course.
This is a full-time course with additional home study.
On successful completion of the course, students can apply for Ladies Hairdressing Level 7. The National Certificate in Hairdressing at level 6 has been designed to articulate with
SVQ level 3 Hairdressing.
Starting your career with a Modern Apprenticeship in hairdressing
Exploring your future career options which, once fully qualified, could include:
Hair Stylist aboard a Cruise Ship
Hair Stylist in TV/Film/Theatre
Additional funding information
Working in hairdressing is both exciting and challenging. It’s part of a diverse and ever evolving industry which is continuously launching new products and techniques. Hairdressing professionals are at the heart of this, helping to create and maintain current trends.
To be successful in this profession you’ll need to be passionate, creative, committed and hardworking. You’ll also need to be self-motivated, a good team player and enjoy working with people.