Hairdressing and Barbering - Level 1 Certificate

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Start Date: 12 September 2022
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Location: Centre for Lifelong Learning, Finsbury Park

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will equip you with practical skills for a range of salon activities, with a focus on working in a barbershop.

You will learn how to work in accordance with health and safety procedures to ensure the wellbeing of your clients, your colleagues, and yourself. As well as working in the college's own hairdressing salon, you will also have the opportunity to do a period of work experience. You will also work on improving your English and Maths skills.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Promoting additional services or products to clients
  • Providing hairdressing/barbering consultation services
  • Cutting hair using basic techniques
  • Colouring hair using a variety of techniques
  • Styling and dressing hair
  • Shampooing and conditioning hair
  • Working with colleagues within beauty-related industries
  • Health and Safety

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Experience and/or a keen interest in hairdressing

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed by a range of methods, including written assignments and practical assessments. Some independent study is also expected.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

On successful completion of the course you can develop your skills further through a range of courses in Level 2, and above, courses in hairdressing, or progress to employment. 

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