Important Entry Requirement & Application Update

Once you've applied, you will be invited to attend a virtual information event at the beginning of 2021. At this event, you will have the opportunity to find out more about your course, meet the staff and ask any questions that you may have.

If your course requires an interview you will receive an email with details about your video call. There will be no need for you to come on site. Don't worry if you don't receive an email about an interview, not every course needs one.

Is this course right for me?

Are you hoping to start a career in hairdressing? Would you like to enhance your knowledge and technical skills?

This practical programme builds on your existing understanding and teaches you how to become a stylist. You will study all parts of hairstyling, including cutting, perming, colouring, blow-drying and setting hair of various types and lengths.

You will also develop skills in client consultation, reception work, hair/scalp treatments and health and safety. The programme is suitable for students progressing from a Level 1 Hairdressing programme, and will continue to prepare you for a career in the hair and beauty sector.

Entry requirements:

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass, and a Grade D/E in English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths, or Entry 3 / Level 1 ESQ in Numeracy and Communication
  • Relevant industry experience

You will also require an attendance level of 86% in your previous year of study.

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
  • Commercial Salon Training
  • Realistic Work Environment

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, which may include the Welsh Baccalaureate. 

Assessment:

The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Online assessments

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 3
  • Beauty Therapy Level 2