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 looking for an advanced hairdressing career? Would you like to work in a top salon, on a cruise liner, or as a demonstrator or manager?

The UK hairdressing industry is actively looking for qualified specialists, and this programme allows you to meet that criteria. It is also one of the only acceptable qualifications for work abroad, giving you even more options for success.

The programme is suitable for students progressing from a relevant Level 2 qualification, or from previous experience of salon work. As well as boosting your career options, it allows you to proceed into Higher Education and take your studies even further.

Entry requirements:

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

  • A relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass
  • 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 higher education.

You could proceed onto a degree-level programme at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, such as the Foundation Degree (FdA) Management and Business, or a specialised degree programme at another institution.

Alternatively, you could enter employment within a hotel, spa or salon environment.