Barbershops, hair and beauty salons and nail bars are in the top 10 most popular business start-ups. The industry offers vast opportunities for self-employment, progression, international travel and flexible working. A flair for business is just as important as creativity, as are people skills such as confidence, communication and empathy. You can use your skills and imagination to improve someone’s life, whether it’s by making them feel good about themselves, solving a problem, or simply by being someone to talk to.
If you are over 19+ then please contact us for more information
With a level 1 Hairdressing qualification you can get a job as a salon assistant or progress on to study Level 2 in hairdressing, Level 2 in barbering or an Apprenticeship. This course will offer you an opportunity to develop your skills before deciding on your progression route. The course will cover basic hairdressing skills, methods of learning are practical and theory. You will also study functional skills in Maths and English, and skills development in the Graduate salon. A uniform and kit will be required, details of which will be provided upon enrolment.
You require GCSE grades at E/2 or above in English and Maths.
This course is for anyone who wants to develop their career as a hairdresser. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a level 1 qualification in hairdressing and a successful interview with a minimum of a level 3 in English or Maths and a level 4 in the alternative. On completion of this course you will be able to find employment in a salon, work for your self or progress into other areas of the industry. You also have the option to progress on to study level 3 in ladies hairdressing. On the program you will study the practical and theoretical part of hairdressing alongside Person Enhancement or Maths or English GCSE and skills development in the Graduate salon. You will also have the opportunity to be placed in a local salon for work experience and go on industry trips and exhibitions. Entry requirements are Maths and English GCSE at a grade 4 or above. A uniform and a kit will be required. Units include:
You require 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English and Maths.
31.1% of the hair and beauty industry are aged 16-24.