City of Glasgow College


City Campus


The HNC Hairdressing course is designed for hairdressers currently working in the profession who are seeking an advanced certificate in hairdressing. This course will provide you with the highest qualification currently held in hairdressing. The course is designed for experienced stylists or newly qualified stylists who want to further their studies.

All technical units build and expand your existing skills, knowledge as a stylist, giving you the opportunity to design and create looks based on current fashion. A specialised unit in hair and scalp allows you to develop a deeper understanding of hair loss and implications of conditions and how to treat. This is an invaluable tool for the current market of clientele suffering hair loss.

You'll also learn new skills in photoshop to portray your work and advance in your communication skills via writing and presenting.

Entry Requirements

NC Hairdressing (Level 6), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Or a minimum of 5 years' experience within the hairdressing profession. Interview.

You will be required to buy relevant items of professional equipment essential to the course. You should be working within the hairdressing profession.

Progression Routes

HND Make-up Artistry; or Self-employment

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level