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 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.
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.
The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- Practical Delivery
- Theory Sessions
- 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.
The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:
- Online assessments
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.