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  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 1 | Vocational

Course overview

The Level 1 in Hairdressing and Barbering is a fantastic introduction to a career in Barbering.

This 1 year course has an exciting blend of coursework and practical assessments and is designed to support aspiring Barbers to gain the skills to progress onto a Level 2 course. The course focuses on professional skills and behaviours, and offers learners the opportunity to assist in live commercial salon sessions with clients.

The course includes units such as:

  • Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas
  • Contribute to the development of effective working relationships
  • Blow dry hair
  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • As well as the possibility of optional modules such as:
  • Assist with shaving services
  • Assist with perming services
  • Assist with salon reception duties
  • Assist with hair colouring and lightening services

Learners that successfully complete Level 1 in Hairdressing and Barbering with a record of good attendance and professional behaviours and standards will be able to progress onto Level 2 in Barbering, or Level 2 in Hairdressing.

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