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NVQ Hairdressing (Part-time evening) G013

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Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

51 weeks, part-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This is a follow-on course from the Introduction to Hairdressing and is offered during the evening.

Course details

You will study basic ladies hairdressing including:

  • Shampooing
  • Conditioning
  • Setting
  • Blowdrying
  • Cutting
  • Colouring
  • Pre-lightening (bleaching)

Related skills and the required knowledge will also be studied including:

  • Client care
  • Team work
  • Use of resources

During your course there may be opportunities for attending National shows and exhibitions where you can see some of the countries leading Hairdressers demonstrate. Once a year we hold a College show and you are welcome to participate.

Entry guidelines

  • Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above.
  • Successfully completed the Introduction to Hairdressing course (G015)
  • You need the skills for fine work such as applying colours, cutting and styling hair. You will be expected to stand for periods of time.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

If you have a placement in a salon and the salon employs someone who holds a Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement you may also be able to achieve assessments in the industry.

  • An ability to communicate one to one e.g. to a tutor or client and in a group as part of a discussion.
  • Communication with clients, reading and writing needed for completion of exams. Technical language will be taught on the course.
  • Whilst high levels of maths are not required, you will need to be able to measure out products, work to specific treatment times etc.
  • Where can I progress to?

    You may gain positions working as a stylist in hairdressing salons in the UK area and abroad, on cruise liners, in theatre, films and television. Once you have completed your Level 2 you have the opportunity to apply for Level 3 and advance your skills and knowledge.

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    Assessment Method

    Practical assessments continue throughout the course and written assignments are completed. In addition there are VTCT End Tests.

    Equipment Required

    You are expected to already have equipment (same kit as for G015 Introduction to Hairdressing feeder course), but it will be necessary to buy uniform at an approximate cost of £25.

    When does this course run?

    Starting 10th Jan 18

    Ends 27th Jun 19

    Ref: G013J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £575.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 18:00 — 21:00 Conway Park

    Starting 9th Jan 19

    Ends 25th Jun 20

    Ref: G013K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £575.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 16th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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