Accessibility Menu

This course is designed for 19 + Adults. This qualification will allow you to develop your knowledge in the techniques and theory of hairdressing.

This course is 10 hours per week and will run for 22 weeks starting on Tuesday 1st February 2022 and ending on Tuesday 12th July 2022.

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • A satisfactory reference
  • You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications

This course consists of the following modules:
• Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
• Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
• Advise and consult with clients
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Cut hair using basic techniques
• Change hair colour
• Style and finish hair
• Set and dress hair

There are a number of optional units which can be added to fulfil qualification requirements:

• Fulfil salon reception duties
• Plait and twist hair
• Attach hair to enhance a style
• Relax hair
• Perm and neutralise hair
• Promote additional products and services to customers

This course will lead to a Level 3 programme which is seen by industry employers as a professional status. It is focussed on producing highly proficient, occupationally competent, professional hair stylists that can perform a wide variety of treatments and services and are job ready.

Here at Waltham Forest College, we offer the following course at Level 3:

• Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

For those considering employment the job roles available at Level 2 are:

• Junior stylist 
• Hairdressing Receptionist
• Sales representative 
• Self-employment

We want to get you on your course and into a career as quickly as possible, but there are some things you may need to know...

mayor construct acadmey   2 investor4 mindful5 diversitymatrix   6 esfa7 eu   1 ofsted 8 dcc   Education and Training Foundation   world skills