Arbroath Campus, Kingsway Campus
Specifically designed to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior hairdresser/stylist. Learners will have their hairdressing skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior hairdresser/stylist including: Health and Safety; Client Consultation; Shampoo and Conditioning Hair; Researching Working in the Hair Industry; Cut Women's Hair; Colour and Lighten Hair and the Art of Dressing Hair. Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a graduate State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.
Two National 4 qualification or equivalent but not essential. Level 1 VTCT qualification (SCQF 4) in hairdressing and/or relevant industry experience.
For applicants where English is not their first language then ESOL at Intermediate 2 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.
Enthusiasm and motivation for the Hairdressing industry and a creative ability is an advantage. Selection is based on a group information session, a skills test and an individual interview. A satisfactory reference may be required.
Further study or to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry in a wide range of career opportunities.
Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies