A career in hairdressing could be right for you if you have creativity, flair, an eye for detail and a passion for excellent customer service. Our training hair salons are run in partnership with Wella; offering access to the latest products and training for all students.
Career opportunities are varied: you could become a self-employed stylist or salon owner, or develop your technical skills in specialist areas such as colouring, wedding hair styling and many more.
In addition to gaining valuable work experience both within and outside of our on-site training salons, you will learn a range of key skills and techniques required in hairdressing, including health and safety, advising and communicating with clients, and stock control and management.
You will also visit other local salons, attend masterclasses, visit trade exhibitions, and take part in competitions to boost your skills, knowledge and creativity.
Upcoming start dates
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Suitability - Who should attend?
Level 2 Hairdressing and GCSE Maths and English Grade 4 plus.
Training Course Content
You will learn to:
- cleanse and condition hair
- cut and style hair
- colour hair
- style and dress hair
You will also study health and safety, consultation support, creative hair design skills and will be given the opportunity to take part in competition work.
You will work on a range of clients of different ages, genders and ethnicities to develop your competence to work on all clients.
You will also learn theory to complement your practical work.
Course delivery details
This course consists of a mixture of practical and commercial classes, theory projects, independent study, tutorial sessions and assessments. Work experience is also an important element of this course.
This course gives you the professional training you need for the next step in your career, allowing you to progress into the industry. Working in our Salon will allow you to gain first-hand experience of a commercial salon and gain excellent skills in all elements of styling hair. This vocational qualification will enhance your chances of employment and progression onto future courses.
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