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Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

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This full-time course enables you to develop basic skills and knowledge to an advanced level to meet industry required standards.

Course details
  • During your course it is expected that you will develop advanced technical skills and knowledge to improve employability.
  • You will be expected to work under pressure and stand for long periods of time.
  • As part of your qualification you will take part in a photo shoot to produce a portfolio of professional images.
  • During your course you will be provided with the opportunity to attend national shows and exhibitions.
  • Entry guidelines
    • Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old.
    • NVQ 2 Hairdressing or equivalent or minimum 4 GCSEs at Grade A*- C (grade 4 or above) including English Language and maths.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • You need the practical skills and stamina for working in a salon.
    • Satisfactory interview, assessment and reference or school report.

    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 uniform, following the College uniform policy (approximately £40). We highly recommend that you purchase your own equipment (cost approximately £98). There may be additional costs attached to the course.

    Assessment Method

    Practical assessment tests are carried out and written assignments are completed. In addition there are VTCT online tests.

    Additional Information

    An interview will be arranged where you will have an opportunity to discuss the course and your individual needs.
    Are you aged 16-18?
    Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

    • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
    • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
    • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths.
    • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

    Where can I progress to?

    You may wish to further your management skills, consider teaching hairdressing as a career or developing related skills such as Beauty Therapy.

    Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

    You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

    When does this course run?

    • Starts 07th Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref G039K001

      If you are aged 16-18:

      This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

      If you are aged 19 or over:

      Fee : £2630.00

      Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

      If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

      The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

      Planned Timetable
      Day Times Campus
      Wednesday 13:30 — 17:00 Conway Park
      Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 Conway Park
      Friday 09:00 — 16:00 Conway Park

    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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