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Hairdressing City & Guilds Foundation Diploma Level 1 at Fareham College

Course description

On this full-time vocational course you will learn practical skills and carry out assignments and exams on a variety of hairdressing-related subjects.

You will develop sound skills that prepare you for a career in a salon, including teamwork and client relations. It is recommended that you have a salon placement.


Course content

  • The art of dressing hair

  • Styling men and women’s hair

  • Shampoo and conditioning

  • Colouring hair (temporary)

  • Hair plaiting

  • Presenting a professional image in the salon

  • Reception duties

  • Health and safety in the salon

  • Effective teamwork

  • Working relationships with clients and customers


Entry requirements

  • Maths and English at E3.
  • You must be committed to: 100% attendance, excellent punctuality and be willing to work hard.
  • Entry is dependent upon a successful interview.


You will be assessed on each unit of study. Additional costs for this course should be noted

Financial information

One or two (depending on course) salon uniforms, kits & textbooks are essential requirements of our courses. A list is available on request and students may purchase these through the College. You may incur additional costs while on work placements.

Future opportunities

You may progress onto Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Beauty Therapy programmes upon successful completion of this course.

Continuous training is a feature of this profession if you want to develop a full career. This qualification will equip you with the skills to gain employment as a junior assistant in a beauty therapy or hairdressing setting.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 March 2016

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