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Hairdressing Advanced Certificate at Derby College

Course description

You will take your skills and knowledge to an advanced level on this rewarding course which leads to a vocationally related qualification from City & Guilds. There are optional units to suit your individual needs and interests as you prepare for more senior hairdressing roles.

Course content

You will study:
  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon
  • Consultation support for colleagues on hair services
  • Cutting women’s hair in various styles
  • Styling and dressing hair using a variety of techniques
  • Colouring hair
You will also develop your skills in maths and English, which will support your main programme of study, help your future progression and enhance your life skills. 

Entry requirements

You need to have successfully completed a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification as well as Functional Skills up to Level 2 or GCSE Maths and English at grade C and above.

Assessment

You will be assessed by a range of methods including practical observation, online tests, assignments and preparing a portfolio of evidence. Assessments are on-going throughout the year and some practical assessments are carried out on paying clients.

Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

Future opportunities

Further study
The teaching staff will advise you on the wide range of opportunities available. These include progression to the Level 4 programme. If taking your knowledge further on a College course, you will continue to develop your skills in maths and English.

Careers
You can progress your career in salons, in technician roles or in self-employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2016

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