Model

Full-time

Please select one of the courses below to find out more about it.

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Hair & Beauty Sector - City & Guild Certificated

If you know you want to work in the world of hair & beauty but you’re unsure which path to take, this course is the one for you.

Course Duration

1 year

Course Information

You will be taught the basic skills in both hair and beauty, so you can explore your options.

Fly away hair will be a thing of the past when you learn how to:

  • wash and shampoo a client’s hair correctly
  • prepare clients for their treatments
  • work with different hair types.

Making people feel a million dollars is a skill in itself, on this course you will learn some pamper secrets when taught how to do:

  • manicures
  • pedicures
  • facials

You will also learn reception and customer service skills.

How will I be taught & assessed?

This course is highly practical; you will be working in an industry-standard salon with real clients for the majority of the time. However you will also learn the theory behind the practical in a classroom-based setting.

You will be continuously assessed throughout your course and will also undertake some theory tests for each unit you cover in both hair and beauty.

Entry Requirements

You need GCSEs at grades E to G (or an equivalent) or have successfully completed an Entry Level qualification.

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Level 1 NVQ in Hairdressing – City & Guild Certificated

If you would like a great hairdressing career, this course will definitely make you a cut above the rest.

Course Duration

1 year

Course Information

This course will start to prepare you for working on a client’s hair. There will be an element of theory at this level to get you ready to cut and style.

You will find out the real meaning of a great hair day, when you learn about:

  • shampooing and preparing hair correctly
  • mixing treatments and dyes
  • treating different types of hair
  • health and safety in the Salon
  • reception and customer service duties

As you progress you will start to work on models and clients.

How will I be taught & assessed?

This course is highly practical; you will be working in an industry-standard salon with models and real clients. However you will also learn the theory behind the practical in a classroom-based setting.

There are practical assessments throughout your course and some online examinations.

Entry Requirements

You need GCSEs at grades E to G (or an equivalent) or have successfully completed an Entry Level qualification.

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Level 2 NVQ in Hairdressing – City & Guild Certificated

Real-work experience is essential for a career in hairdressing. This course will give you the opportunity to work in our industry-standard salon, so your skills will become top-notch.

Course Duration

1 year

Course Information

You can forget about bad hair days once you have covered the modules on this course.
You will learn all the essentials needed for a career in hairdressing, including:

  • shampooing and hair preparation
  • mixing treatments and dyes
  • treating different types of hair
  • health and safety
  • reception and customer service duties

In addition you will also start to explore the process of client consultations and this will lead to practical experience on models and clients. You will learn about:

  • cutting
  • styling
  • colouring

How will I be taught & assessed?

This course is highly practical; you will be working in an industry-standard salon with models and real clients. However you will also learn the theory behind the practical in a classroom-based setting.

There will be practical assessments and observations throughout the course. Your theoretical knowledge will be tested through examinations and project work.

Entry Requirements

You will need GCSEs at D grade or above, or have successfully completed a relevant Level 1 qualification (see Level 1 NVQ in Hairdressing or Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Hair & Beauty Sector).

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Level 3 NVQ in Hairdressing – City & Guild Certificated

Not only will you learn the high level end of the trade within this course, you will also be given opportunities to showcase your work at demonstrations and events. By achieving this qualification you really will be cream of the crop.

Course Duration

1 year

Course Information

This course will offer you the great opportunity of working in an industry-standard Salon which is open to the public.

This course will enable you to build on skills learnt from the Level 2 NVQ in Hairdressing. You will cover:

  • colouring, including colour correction
  • client consultations
  • cutting hair
  • retail sales
  • styling and dressing hair, including long hair work
  • health and safety

At this level you will also coordinate work of other students, who are studying at Levels 1 and 2, to ensure a smooth running salon.

How will I be taught & assessed?

This course is highly practical; you will be working in an industry-standard salon with models and real clients. However you will also learn the theory behind the practical in a classroom-based setting.

There will be practical assessments and observations throughout the course. Your theoretical knowledge will be tested through examinations and project work.

Entry Requirements

You must have completed the Level 2 NVQ Hairdressing.

More information

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