This course provides an excellent opportunity for students to enter this exciting and creative world of hairdressing and styling. This full time course is designed to help students launch a new career or improve their existing skills as a stylist. The Diploma is a year long course in which you will aquire a wide range of skills.
OverviewThis course is designed to help students launch a new career or improve their existing skills as a stylist. The Diploma is a year long course in which you will aquire a wide range of skills.
Entry Requirements3 GCSEs at least grades 3-4 including Maths and English or a Level 1 qualification in Hairdressing with the appropriate level of English and Maths. If you are under 19 and you do not already have English & Maths GCSE grades 4-9 or equivalent you will be required to undertake GCSE or Functional Skills alongside your main qualification.
Assessment TypesExternal Examinations & Graded Synoptic Assessment of practical skills
- Advise and consult with Clients
- Blow dry and Style hair
- Colour and Lighten
- Cut Ladies hair
- Health Safety and Hygiene
- Set and Dress hair
- Shampoo and Condition and treat the hair and scalp
- Style hair with electrical equipment
Benefits/SkillsYou will develop: Hairdressing up to Level 2 standard, communication skills, confidence skills, industry understanding, work experience and enterprises skills, competition opportunities, minimum standards and expectations within the industry, health and safety legislation within the industry, dexterity skills. E-learning is a key part of this course.
Careers/ProgressionYou may progress into employment as a stylist or a Level 3 apprenticeship in a salon, or further progress to full/part time Level 3 at Keighley College.