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Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

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This course will give you the skills to enable you to assist in a salon as well as being a good stepping-stone on to a Beauty Therapy or Hairdressing NVQ.

Course details

In this course you will study basic and creative make up techniques. 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 make up artists demonstrate. Once a year we hold a College show and you are welcome to participate.

Entry guidelines
  • A genuine interest in Hairdressing/Beauty Therapy and an ability to communicate 1:1 with clients.
  • Ability to complete fine work such as sectioning hair, plaiting and setting hair, applying eye liner.
  • Some applicants will be considered on their individual skills and experience.
  • Satisfactory interview, assessment and reference or school report as applicable.
Equipment Required

You will require overalls at an approximate cost of £25. You may need to provide your own equipment (brushes and make-up products) as advised by your tutor. These additional costs need to be taken into consideration.

Assessment Method

Practical assessments continue throughout the course and written assignments are completed.

Additional Information
  • This course and the hairdressing profession requires you to be able to carry out physical work for long periods of time. Reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate disabilities.
  • Reading - Much of the course material is presented in work books. You will need an ability to read and understand these work books. Technical language will be taught on the course. Writing - You will need to produce written assignments
  • Whilst high levels of numeracy are not required, you will need to be able to work with treatment materials, handle money and understand the 24 hour clock system
  • You will need the skills for fine work such as applying foundation, eye make up, and may be expected to stand for periods of time.
  • Where can I progress to?

    You may progress on to a full time Beauty Therapy or Hairdressing course.

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    When does this course run?

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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