Hairdressing Level 1 Diploma

Hairdressing Level 1 Diploma

This qualification has been specifically designed to introduce you to hairdressing and the skills needed for a career in the industry.

You will learn in a realistic working environment and gain an understanding of a range of skills and techniques including: women and men’s styling, plaiting and twisting hair, dressing hair, shampoo & conditioning and using colour.

To enhance your skills further, there are additional artistic and creative elements of the course, such a challenge to create a hair and beauty image.

Underpinning the practical aspects of this qualification are units focusing on health and safety as well as other skills to support your career in this sector. These include presenting a professional image in the salon, reception duties, retail displays and working with others.

For general enquiries, please contact: admissions@newcollege.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a GCSE at grade 2 or above in English and maths, together with a successful skills test and interview.

Future career and study opportunities

This qualification will enable you to progress onto a Level 2 course, where you can further develop your hairdressing skills. You can then specialise further by taking additional qualifications in beauty therapy or continue on a hairdressing pathway.

This sector offers a wide range of employment opportunities in many different settings including: salons, film and TV, cruise ships, wedding industry and as a mobile/self-employed professional.

Work experience/Careers Extra

This course does not contain a specific work experience component but many of the skills you will learn are essential to employability. If needed, our Employability Team can help you find local work placements that will support the course.

Additional resources/costs

When your place on the course has been secured, you will need to purchase a hairdressing kit and uniform

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other full-time course, email admissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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