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GCSE grade 2 and above in Maths and English or Functional Skills Entry 3

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Duration

26 Months

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Overview

There are two distinctly different job roles within this occupational profile: Hairdresser and Barber. Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men.

Barbers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using barbering techniques, style and finish hair, cut facial hair into shape and provide shaving services for men.

Hairdressers and barbers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

What will I study?

  • • Professionalism and values
    • Behaviours and communication
    • Safe working practices
    • Consultation

    Route 1 – Hairdressing skills

    Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
    Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
    Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
    Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
    Options (choose one)
    Perming hair
    Hair relaxing treatments and techniques
    Hair extension services

    Route 2 - Barbering skills

    Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
    Cutting hair using barbering
    techniques to create a variety of looks
    Style and finish men’s hair
    Cut facial hair into shape
    Shaving services

Entry Requirements

GCSE grade 2 and above in Maths and English or Functional Skills Entry 3

What can I do next?

You can progress on to our Level 3 Hairdressing or Barbering courses.

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