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Hairdressing and Barbering level 1/2 NVQ Certificate at Chace Community School

Course description

Chace Community School, in partnership with the Hair Studio Academy on Fillibrook Avenue, Enfield, EN1, is offering an exciting new learning opportunity for Post 16 students.

The unique nature and design of this course will see students taught through practical sessions in a commercial hairdressing salon.  Theory will be delivered using interactive training materials that will prepare students for their exams and module assessments throughout the year.  At all times students with be supported and observed by their course tutor.  

You will also study GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not already achieved a C grade in these subjects. 

Course content

The Level 1 / 2 NVQ certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering is a course that will provide students with the basic knowledge and skills needed for a career as a hairdresser or barber.  Over the course of one year the students will follow a range of modules that include:

•       Shampoo and conditioning of hair

•       Blow drying hair

•       Plating and twisting hair

•       Contributing to the development of effective working in a salon environment

•       Preparing for hair services and maintaining work area  Understanding Health and Safety in the work place 

Entry requirements

In order to gain a place on any BTEC Level 2 course you must have a minimum of five GCSE subjects grades A* – G including Maths and English. 

Future opportunities

By the end of the year students will have developed a strong portfolio of evidence that will enable them to further their studies onto a Level 2  or Level 3 programme or even a work based apprenticeship.  They will also be awarded with their certificates from the national warding body VCTC. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chace Community School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year