Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

Hairdressing Level 1 & 2 combined (Evening) - G116

Conway Park Part Time Level 1

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This is a part-time course. You will study basic women's hairdressing.

Course Details

The course will include the underpinning knowledge and skills to enable you to:

  • Shampoo
  • Condition
  • Cut
  • Set
  • Blow dry
  • Perm
  • Colour

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

  • Reception studies
  • Client care
  • Team work
  • Creating a positive impression

During the course you will have the opportunity to attend national shows and exhibitions where you can see demonstrations by some of the country's leading Hairdressers.

Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above.

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.

You must be prepared to give and receive treatments from other students on your course.

Applicants may be considered on their individual skills and experience.

Satisfactory interview, assessment and reference.

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.

Equipment Required

You will need to provide your own equipment and overalls following the College uniform code. The approximate cost is £180.

Assessment Method

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

Additional Information

An early application is recommended for this course due to its popularity.

Students may be able to fast track to level 2 after term 1, dependent on individual progress.

An ability to communicate one to one e.g. to a tutor or client and in a group as part of a discussion.

Technical language will be taught on the course.

Whilst high levels of numeracy are not required, you will need to be able to measure products and work within specific timings.

This profession and course requires you to be able to carry out physical work for long periods of time. Reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate disabilities.

Where can I progress to?

Level 3 hairdressing

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Starting 31st August 2020 - Ending - 9th October 2021REF G116M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).


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