Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 1 Full-Time Berwick Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is ideal if you want an all-round introduction to hairdressing.

You will be introduced to styling hair including plaiting and twisting, colouring and perming. The focus will be on helping you to develop the underpinning knowledge to pursue a career in hairdressing.

You don't need any formal qualifications to join this course. You must also have an interest in working with the public and have a high level of personal presentation.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, written assignments, and identification tests.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

The course runs for 3 days per week over 1 Year. You are also required to complete a salon placement for a minimum of 60 hours over the duration of the course.

This course is ideal if you would like to pursue a career within the hairdressing industry.

What’s next?

You could progress to Level 2 Hairdressing.

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