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L4 Diploma in Advanced Techniques and Management Practice in Hairdressing Techniques


About the course

Do you dream of becoming a salon manager or owning your own beauty salon? This course will take you towards your goal, giving you the knowledge, skills and attributes to deliver a professional service.

You must be 18+, have a Level 3 in Hairdressing, as well as a good level of English

This is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for existing or aspiring salon managers or a senior practitioner. Learners are expected to hold a Level 3 qualification in hairdressing.

This qualification will include advanced hair colour correction, managing and creating a hair style collection, Hair and scalp specialist services and chemistry of hair and beauty products.

In addition it will also develop research, monitoring and recommendation skills for improvements to a salon business by ensuring; health and safety, quality of client care and management of sales for a salon.

You will be assessed on the practical work that you do in the beauty salon and:

  • observation,
  • e-portfolio,
  • online test,
  • assignments, and
  • oral questioning.

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Techniques and Management Practice in Hairdressing.

You will be in a position to move into paid employment, as a senior practitioner/stylist role or salon manager or into higher education.

Oasis Hair and Beauty Academy ¿ professional support for our students

As a City and Islington College student, qualified at Level 3 or above, you will be invited to join our Oasis Hair and Beauty Academy. Delivered in partnership with VTCT, Goldwell, Dennis Williams, Eve Taylor and Shooting Beauty, this exclusive membership offers you continuing professional development, business support, networking and product discounts to help you take your career or business forward.

Further Information 1

You will need to pay for a beauty kit and uniform.

Course information

Start date
(see other dates)
15 January 2018
Course code
Start date
End date
Health, Social and Child Care
Class Type
Full time
Fully Funded
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