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We do run flexible hours with evenings included.

Our Courses
  • Hairdressing & Barbering
  • NVQ Levels 1,2 & 3

Hairdressing & Barbering

WHAT THESE COURSES LEAD TO

  • Stylist
  • Technician
  • Manager
  • Own Business
  • Tutor
  • Assessor

  • Company Representative
  • Working on Cruise ships
  • Spa’s
  • Health Farms
  • Hotels


A Hairdressing NVQ can jump-start your career in hairdressing, and with the higher levels you could become a stylist and go on to be a Salon Manager.

To run your own Salon or specialise in particular Hair types or Hairdressing treatments, you might want to think about other qualifications too.

 
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NVQ Level 1 - Hairdressing

ABOUT THE COURSE

Level 1 will suit you if you are new to the industry and have little or no experience of hairdressing and barbering. You are looking to be a Hairdressing Assistant.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you must be between the ages of 16 – 18, and have an interest in the hair and beauty sector. Contact Us

There is one qualification available at this level:

Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering.

You complete four mandatory units at Level 1 and a number of optional units. These units are:

  • Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Contribute to the development of effective working relationships
  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas
  • Assist with salon reception duties
  • Blow dry hair

 

You will complete these units over a 36 week programme within our fully working salon and within a work placement in a hair, barbers or beauty salon.

All our tutors are qualified in hair and will assist you in every way possible to achieve your goal.

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT

This course is fully funded by the government and, dependent on your circumstances, you may be entitled to further financial support. English and Maths support is also available for those learners who require it.

NVQ Level 2 - Hairdressing

ABOUT THE COURSE

Level 2 will suit you if you have some experience in the Hairdressing and Barbering industry. You want to be a Junior Stylist.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
To undertake this course you must be employed within a hairdressing salon. We will help you find your apprenticeship, Contact Us

You will complete between six and nine mandatory units and a range of optional units. Mandatory units include:

  • Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using basic techniques.

 

Optional units include:

  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Plait and twist hair
  • Fulfill salon reception duties

 

You will complete these units over a 12 -24 months, depending on your requirements, within our fully working salon and beauty room and your place of work.

All our tutors are fully qualified in hair and/or beauty and will assist you in every way possible to help you achieve your goal.

NVQ Level 3 - Hairdressing

ABOUT THE COURSE

Level 3 is ideal if you already have a Hairdressing or Barbering qualification and want to become a Senior Stylist.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
To undertake this course you must be employed within a hairdressing salon. We will help you find your apprenticeship, Contact Us

Mandatory Units to be covered include:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Provide hairdressing consultation services
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques.

 

Optional units include:

  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities.

 

You will complete these units over a 12 -24 months, depending on your requirements, within our fully working salon and beauty room and your place of work.

All our tutors are fully qualified in hair and/or beauty and will assist you in every way possible to help you achieve your goal.