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Hairdressing

  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

This study programme will enable you to develop skills in hairdressing alongside English, maths, 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 study programme will extend your hairdressing skills, including establishing a client base and allow you to develop specialised techniques. You will develop and enhance your hairdressing by learning how to carry out hairdressing consultations, cut hair using a combination of techniques, creatively colour and lighten hair, creatively style and dress hair, and colour correction services. Optional units are available in cutting men’s hair using basic techniques, creative hair extension services, smoothing and straightening systems, hair-relaxing services, creating a variety of perming effects, specialist hair and scalp treatments, and creative hair design skills.

Your lessons will be taught in a number of different ways including: demonstrations, theoretical delivery, and completing a range of assessments on clients and models. You will build your confidence and skills in a constantly growing hair industry. To gain this qualification, students will successfully achieve one externally-set synoptic examination, and one externally-set synoptic practical examination and optional unit assessment.

Course highlights

  • Train as a stylist
  • Modern commercial salon
  • Improve current skills
  • Advanced hairdressing service

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