(Full Time - 1 year)
(Full Time - 1 year)
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
4 GCSE's of grade 3 or higher including English or Math's and/or
prior achievement of a Level 2
qualification in hairdressing, an intermediate
apprenticeship in hairdressing or a interview/
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
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
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.
Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you'll receive and how it will help your career?
Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it's about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!
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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.