Completion of level 1 hairdressing 3 GCSE grades C
This qualification will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a hairdresser.
Who is the course suitable for?
Suitable for learners who have completed level 1 hairdressing or someone who has had some salon experience.
This course builds upon prior knowledge gained from level 1 hairdressing. You will need to be prepared to attend college 3 days per week and attend work experience Style and finish hair Set and dress hair Cut hair using basic techniques Colour and lighten hair Advise and consult with clients Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 units and earn a minimum of 9 credits. Remove hair extensions Relax Hair Perm and neutralise hair Plait and twist hair Temporarily attach hair to enhance a style Fulfil salon reception duties Cut men's hairstyles
Development of Maths and English
Students who have not yet achieved at least a C grade in English and Maths will have to continue taking these subjects as per government requirements.
At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C grade at GCSE. Students below a D grade will study on functional skills programme for Maths and English to achieve higher grades
Employability Skills Development
All students will be required to attend work experience in an external environment and attend SOME Saturday sessions in college for work based learning sessions, employability skills will be embedded in all your lessons through working in a realistic working environment
How will the course be taught?
You will be taught by highly qualified and experienced professionals who will use a wide variety of teaching methods to help you to learn and progress to the next level. Practical salon sessions, lectures, discussions, independent research and examinations
How will I know how well I am doing?
Every student has a personal tutor who will meet with their tutees on a regular basis to ensure they are making good progress throughout their time at college. Tutors make sure that you receive regular feedback on assessment and coursework, manage your workload and meet college expectations.
Are there any additional costs?
Coming to college is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to college and potentially to a local work placement. A kit is recommended for practice at home and a uniform is required £40 approximately. Trips Workshops Stationary required- 2 Arch lever folders 13 page dividers USB Stick Plastic wallets
What course can I do next?
You can progress onto Higher Education courses applying to study further into fields such as:
Level 3 Hairdressing Level 2 Media Make-up Level 2 Beauty Level 2 Barbering Level 3 Apprenticeship employment
Where can I get further support / advice?
Contact the college on 01582 477 776 or go to our website: www.centralbeds.ac.uk
How do I join the course?
Fill in an application form and you will be invited for a presentation and interview with one of the tutors.
If you are aged 19 or over on the 31st August of the year you begin your course or if you are actively seeking employment and can provide evidence that youre in receipt of a state benefit e.g. job seekers, housing benefit- this course may be free!