• NC Hairdressing (Level 5) - Limited Availability

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    From 28 Aug 2017

  • Campus Availability

    Kilwinning, Ayr, Kilmarnock

Start Here

We're looking for you to have Four National 4s or four relevant Standard Grades at general level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 or equivalent. A place on the course is subject to an interview process and dexterity/skills test. Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.

Industry authority guidelines, in-line with health and safety regulations do not allow minors to perform various aspects of this course, therefore all applicants must be aged 16 or over.

What's Involved

When our hair looks good we feel great! Working in a diverse and ever evolving industry which is continuously launching new products and techniques, is both exciting and challenging. Hairdressing professionals help create and maintain current trends. The course gives valuable grounding and qualifications to students who are passionate, artistic, creative and committed while developing current and creative technical knowledge and skills. To take the first steps into this exciting career path you also need to be hard working, self-motivated, self- disciplined, a team player and enjoy working with people. Subjects may include:

  • Basic Ladies haircutting
  • Mix apply and remove colour
  • Gents barbering
  • Setting and winding
  • Blow drying
  • Personal care and appearance
  • Shampoo, condition and scalp massage
  • Selling Skills
  • Applying practical Skills
  • Competition Skills
  • Essential Skills

Go Anywhere

If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you can move onto:

  • NC level 6  Hairdressing 
  • or a wide range of relevant vocational courses at SCQF Level 6

You could also gain employment and work towards a Modern Apprenticeship in hairdressing

Possible careers you can explore:

  • Salon Stylist
  • Session Stylist
  • Self-employed Stylist
  • Colour Technician
  • Hair Stylist on board cruise ships
  • Hair Stylist in TV, Film and Theatre
  • Hairdressing Trainer/Educator
  • Retail Accounts Manager

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Kilwinning

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Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Ayr

Apply now

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Kilmarnock

Apply now