• NC Hairdressing (Level 6)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

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We're looking for you to have a hairdressing qualification at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent. A place on the course is subject to an interview process and skills test. Students who do not possess an SCQF level 5 hairdressing qualification or equivalent and ongoing demonstrable interest in the subject area, will not 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 harnesses existing hairdressing skills to further develop artistic flair and current creative technical skills and knowledge. To continue to develop the skills to become a successful hairdresser you also need to be hard working self-motivated, self-disciplined, a team player, enjoy working with people and continually practise to perfect your time-management and practical skills.

Subjects may include:

  • Hair Colouring and Lightening
  • Colour Correction
  • Combination Cutting
  • Creative Cutting
  • Style, Dress and Finish Hair
  • Styling for a Total Look
  • Commercial Experience
  • Long Hair Techniques
  • Working with Commecial Synthetic Postiche
  • Current Make-Up Trends
  • Essential Skills

This course a mixture of both the theory and practical work.

Go Anywhere

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

  • SVQ 3 Level 6/7 Hairdressing 
  • a wide range of relevant vocational courses at SCQF Level 6 or 7

You could also gain employment and/or 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

Kilmarnock

Full

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Ayr

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Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

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