This course is designed for 16-19 year olds.

Our Hairdressing course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to access the Hair / Media industry. Once you have completed your hands-on hairdressing training, you will be industry ready.

Throughout the course you will be trained and assessed to achieve a VTCT qualification as well as receive training which reflects the reality of the industry and provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge required to progress your career.

This is a 2 year course after which you have the option of progressing into employment or an apprenticeship.

The course is scheduled over 4 days per week and will be a mixture of theory and practical across the 2 years.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • Must have achieved Level 2 and GCSE to a level 5

You will be trained and assessed across the following areas:


  • Health and Safety

  • Customer Service

  • YEAR 1- Shampooing and treatments

  • Blow drying and setting

  • Temporary colour and hair up designs

  • YEAR 2 Cutting hair

  • Colouring hair

  • Style & finish

  • Photographic Make-up

  • Nail / Body Art

  • YEAR 3 Creative cutting

  • Creative colouring

  • Colour correction

You will be assessed across a mixture of theory and practical assessments which will be carried out to industry standards.

The assessment methods will be a mix of the below:

  • Practical assessments

  • Theory based assessments

  • Online exams

Your progression from this qualification will be either of the below pathways:


  • Employment This qualification will give you the skills required to gain employment.

  • Apprenticeships

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