Key Details

  • Available at
    Bangor, Dolgellau, Rhyl, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    1
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  • Course Length

    1 year

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Bilingual

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Bangor
    • Dolgellau
    • Rhos-on-Sea

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

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 Criteria

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
  • Classroom
  • Remote Learning

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

Would you like to apply for this course?

Dolgellau
Rhos-on-Sea