With the other learners in your class, you will develop your practical skills and gain an insight into the hairdressing and barbering industry and how you should present a professional image in the salon.
This course will give you the opportunity to perform basic hair services while assisting others in the salon.
The topics you will work on are;
- Introduction to the hair sector
- Presenting a professional image in a salon
You will then be able to develop skills in the following areas:
- Shampoo and conditioning hair
- Styling men's and women's hair
- Colouring hair using temporary colour
- Plaiting and twisting hair
A variety of learning activities will be used on this course, including tutor presentation and demonstration, practical application of skills, individual and group work, discussions, Q&A, internet research, individual research and project work. Where relevant, your learning will enable you to develop skills and knowledge required for work. There may be vocational specialist guest speakers, or employers, invited to share their skills and experience.
Regular home study will be necessary to successfully complete this course. You will be supported to develop good study skills.
Your tutor will also support you to improve your English and Maths skills alongside your learning of your vocational subject.
This is a course is subsidised by public funding. You will be required to complete all of the necessary coursework/assignments or exams by the given deadlines.
Please note: if you do not successfully complete the course within this academic year, you will not be able to repeat it at the subsidised fee.