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Hairdressing Diploma (NVQ) Level 2 at QUEST

Course description

Apprenticeships in hairdressing are aimed at school and college leavers and lead to an NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing and key skills. This Apprenticeship covers all the basics of hairdressing. As a Hairdressing apprentice, you'll work as a salon junior, assisting senior staff while training as a junior stylist. Duties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, and mixing and applying hair colouring. You'll study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection - there's also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, or relaxing different types of hair. On this Apprenticeship you'll spend a lot of time on your feet, and it's important that you look smart (and have an even better hairstyle). Good communication plays a role, too - you'll need to understand exactly what your customer wants in order to make them happy.

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements. Must have a reasonable level of literacy

Future opportunities

This is a nationally recognised qualification with a combination of work based assessments and flexible training arrangements available at Quest, Green Lane. It could lead to achievement of an Advanced Apprenticeship and a career in hairdressing.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact QUEST directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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