Diploma Hair & Beauty

Course Details

Subject Area
Hair & Beauty
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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The Diploma in Hairdressing qualification will provide you with the
knowledge, skills and understanding to be a hairdresser/stylist.
The qualification has both mandatory and
optional units for you to achieve. The mandatory specialist units
Creatively style and dress hair
Creatively cut hair using a combination of
Creatively colour and lighten hair
Provide client consultation services.
The optional section of this qualification allows you to choose
specialist units you which includes;
Hair colour correction services,
Provide creative hair extension services
Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of
promotional activities

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

You will be expected to gather evidence of both
the practical skills and underpinning knowledge for each unit you
study and create a ‘portfolio of evidence' for the qualification. You
will be assessed continually through practical assessment, exams
and assignments.

On successful completion of this qualification
you will be in a position to apply for employment as a
Or continue with further studies in HE at UCEN

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There may be some additional equipment costs.
Learners are required to purchase a kit (Learners will be given
approximate costs at interview)
All learners are required to wear a uniform costing approximately
£42 and enclosed toe black shoes, with no heel.
If you're not sure about how to afford college, there are a number of
support options that could help you. These include special grants
and bursaries, reductions in fees, and loans just for education.

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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Hair & Beauty

When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.

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