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Hairdressing NQ

(SCQF level 5)

Hair & Beauty, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

24th Aug 2020, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

If you want to pursue a career in hairdressing, this course can help you master the basic skills you'll need. You'll have the chance to take part in a wide range of activities including competitions, presentations, workshops and demonstrations.

Work experience is an essential part of the course, so you'll need to find a work placement at a hairdressing salon one day per week.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two National 4 qualifications; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.
  • Due to European Directive you require to be 16 years of age by 30 September 2020 to undertake this course.

Additional selection requirements

Entry to the course is based on you:-

  • Meeting the entry requirements of your course and
  • Attending a course information session.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Shampoo, Condition and Scalp Massage.
  • Blow Drying Techniques.
  • Setting and Winding Techniques for Hair.
  • Ladies' Hairdressing: Basic Cutting Categories.
  • How to Mix, Apply and Remove Hair Colour.
  • Selling Skills.
  • Applying Practical Skills.

After the course

Careers

If successful, you could progress to a junior hairdresser role.

Continuing Study

Students can apply for NC Hairdressing (SCQF Level 6), NQ Make-up Artistry (SCQF Level 6), NQ Beauty Therapy (SCQF Level 6), NQ Wellness Therapies (SCQF Level 6).

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    24th Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus