• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Tutors and
    Support

Course Overview

As well as achieving a nationally recognised qualification in hairdressing you will also develop skills and achieve qualifications in English and Maths. This will help to build your confidence and develop your communication skills, whilst providing you with the opportunity to experience the industry in preparation for progressing on to a level 2 programme or apprenticeship in hairdressing.

Training will take place in our well equipped, modern salons, with instruction from our team of highly skilled, qualified and supportive tutors.

You will be taught through a combination of classroom and salon activities and will complete written and practical work. You will learn practical skills by working on your head blocks, before moving on to work on paying clients in our real life working salon.

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform, details of which will be provided at interview.

Level
Level 1
Duration
1 year full-time
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

You will cover the following units:

  •  Shampooing and Conditioning
  • Hair Services and Maintaining Work Areas
  • Blow Drying
  • Hair Colouring Services
  • Health and Safety
  • Effective Working Relationships
  • Salon Reception Duties
  • Interpersonal Skills.
  • You will also continue to develop your Maths and English skills by working towards GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above, if you have not already achieved this at school

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  • There are no formal qualification requirements
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English, achieve Entry 3 or above in English and attend an interview
  • Strong interest in hairdressing
  • Smart appearance.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Sarah Palma

Sarah Palma


Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Sarah Palma
01302 558247
sarah.palma@don.ac.uk

Make an enquiry

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  • There are no formal qualification requirements
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English, achieve Entry 3 or above in English and attend an interview
  • Strong interest in hairdressing
  • Smart appearance.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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