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Hairdressing (Level 5)

South Lanarkshire College

Content

This course has been designed to help you develop the basic skills with a view to operating as a hairdresser. It’s assessed under workplace conditions and offers a strong practical element.

Core units include: Applying practical skill; selling skills; shampooing; conditioning and scalp massage; blow drying techniques; setting and winding techniques; ladies hairdressing; basic cutting; mix, apply and remove hair colour.

Optional units (selected by the college) include: Current techniques in long hair (basic); reception duties and skills; postiche application; styling: an introduction; setting and styling techniques for media; hair, beauty and make-up: portfolio; hair, beauty and make-up: competition technical skills; bridal and evening make-up; facial skincare; day make-up, basic corrective make-up; face painting.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4 or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. You also need excellent communication skills. Entry is based on successful interview and skills test.

Progression Routes

Hairdressing (Level 6)

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Hairdressing and Make-up Artistry

SCQF Level

5

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