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  • Start date:   August 2021
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 5


This course will introduce you to hairdressing, and is ideal if you are considering a career in the industry. You will learn the basics of hairdressing and about how to work safely and hygienically. It will also help you develop your work and vocational skills.

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm
Duration: 1 year
SCQF Level: 5

  • What the course includes

    The course includes:

    • Basic introduction to hair services (industry)
    • Introduction to the colouring process
    • Shampooing and conditioning
    • Blow drying and finishing techniques

Why choose this course

You’ll gain a good understanding of the hairdressing profession, and practical experience of working and assisting in our industry-standard Platinum Salon.

Entry requirements

A keen interest in hairdressing

  • Where this course leads

    After completing this course, you may be able to progress to SVQ Level 2 Hairdressing.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you for interview at which we will give you information about the course and a one-to-one interview, and ask you to complete a written task and a practical task.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.