Topics include: creative colouring, colour correction, consultation, creative cutting of women’s hair, create design skills, perm hair to create a variety of looks and hair extensions.
All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.
All those employed as hairdressers require a wide range of further skills for the progression to management and training of staff.
The College has a vibrant hairdressing salon open to the public. This course provides the opportunity to develop your creative skills, further your understanding of fashion and photography.
How you'll learn and be assessed
Through practical and theoretical lessons.
You could move on to a careers as a fashion stylist or work on the cruise ships.
You should have achieved a Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma or equivalent, plus Maths and English Language at GCSE at grade 4 (grade C) or above. You must have undertaken work experience in a salon at Level 2 and now be employed part-time in a salon. You will need to have at least 88% attendance from the Level 2 course and maintain it on the Level 3 course.
Educational visits form an an important part of the course and cost approx £30. Other costs are approx uniform £60, kit £55 and course book £35 plus on line support.