Introduction to Hairdressing (Level 4)

UHI Inverness


Inverness Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The world of hairdressing is continually evolving with new trends, techniques and products. Take your first steps into the industry and build skills to create and maintain the latest styles with this introductory qualification.

Our training salons are equipped with the latest equipment and products where you can practice washing and blow drying hair and basic styling techniques.

You will also have the opportunity to volunteer for projects such as fashion shows, organise fundraising events for charity and learn from industry experts.

You will need to be passionate, creative, committed and enjoy working with people. Throughout the course emphasis is on the development of employability skills and attitudes valued by employers.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Progression Routes

SVQ Hairdressing at SCQF Level 5

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level