Important Entry Requirement & Application Update

College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020.

Interviews

Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time.

Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.

Is this course right for me?

Are you hoping to start a career in hairdressing? Would you like to gain a range of professional skills in this sector?

This programme gives you an introduction into the knowledge and skills needed for a traditional Junior role, enabling you to assist a stylist in the daily running of a salon or similar workplace. It can also act as a stepping stone to your Level 2 studies.

The programme covers shampooing, drying, health and safety, reception work and other essential topics.

Entry requirements:

In order to qualify for this course, you will need the following:

  • 2 GCSEs at grade D or above
  • You will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to study by achieving your GCSE target grades and completing year 11 with good attendance.
  • Successful completion of a Traineeship, Pre-vocational, Pathways or School Link Programme
  • Relevant industry experience

Applicants already studying at the college will need an attendance of 86% on their current course.

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery:

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical Delivery
  • Theory Sessions
  • Workshops
  • Realistic Working Environment
  • Commercial Salon Training

You will also undertake work experience as part of the programme.

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to Literacy and Numeracy skills.

You will also study additional relevant qualifications. These will be explained to you at interview, or contact Learner Services for more information.

Assessment:

The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Practical assessments in the salon
  • Written and Oral Tests

Progression:

The programme gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and education.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Hairdressing Level 2
  • Beauty Therapy Level 2