This study programme will enable you to develop skills in women’s hairdressing alongside English, math’s and work experience in local hairdressing salons. You will additionally have weekly sessions to improve your employability skills and personal development while at college.
This course coversaspects of ladies’ and men’shairdressing,and our students develop skills in consultation, promoting products to clients, colour/lighten hair cutting men’s and women’s hair, styling men’s and women’s hair and being able to create an image on a theme within the hair and beauty sector. To inspire learning and widen the experience to achieve your maximum potential within the industry, we run industry days in our commercial week where you have the opportunities to be part of Matrix training workshops, Guest stylists and industry talks. You will work on a range of clients of different age, gender and ethnicity to develop your confidence to work on all clients. Assessments are structured throughout the year through practical observations, assignments and online exams. Your practical work will be graded: Pass, Merit or Distinction. The work is collated in a portfolio of evidence.
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A full time Level 1 Hairdressing or Hair and Beauty qualification or an academic profile of 4 GCSEs at grade D (including English) or equivalent
On this study programme, you will be taught in a real working environment, learning in The Zone’s professionally run commercial salons, where you will implement services to develop your skills in women’s and men’s hairdressing. You can learn outside the College as well, gaining inspiration and knowledge from going on annual trade show trip, work placement and show your own innovation and skill by participating in our dynamic Annual Creative Hair Show.
This course is designed to ensure that you can progress to further vocational studies for relevant Level 3 qualification, apprenticeship or full time employment.
No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2016
For all students aged 19+ fees are £1900. Details regarding fee remission please contact our Support Team on 01473 382738
Approximately £260 for uniform/kit and £40 for trips/materials
"The tutors are great – they push and encourage you to achieve the grades you want.
The facilities at the College are great and we have access to a wide range of products.
As part of the course, we had to do 39 hours of work experience – it was so valuable to find out what it’s like in a salon and what’s required to work there."