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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

30th Aug 2021, 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 2021 to undertake this course.

Additional selection requirements

You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.  Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting, telephone conference call or make an offer based on your application form.

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:
    30th Aug 2021, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus