Introduction to Hairdressing

Course Information
Course Summary

This course is designed to provide a taster of working within the hairdressing industry. The candidate will gain an awareness of health and safety salon procedures and develop basic practical skills, knowledge and understanding required for a hairdressing apprenticeship or for progression into future hairdressing courses.

They will also gain transferable employability skills required for the workplace.

Course Content

The candidate will learn the following basic hairdressing skills and also complete one unit from the Skills for Work Hairdressing Intermediate 1 course.

Hairdressing Skills
 Shampooing and conditioning.
 Blow drying, straightening and curling.
 Hair-up.

 Salon Awareness – this unit provides an experiential introduction to working within a hair salon. You will gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of staff and an awareness of career opportunities.

Entry Requirements

This course is open to S3 pupils and will be delivered over 1 academic year. There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will be invited to attend an interview with a member of College staff to discuss your application.

Course Progression

Skills for Work Hairdressing Intermediate 1

Starts: August 2017.