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Hairdressing - NVQ Level 1 Certificate at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

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 course gives you the fundamental knowledge and skills for the 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 course covers shampooing, drying, health and safety, reception work and other essential topics. It is an alternative to our Level 1 course in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy, and is suitable for students who don't require the beauty therapy units.

Course content

The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Theory classes 
  • Practical workshops 
  • Real salon environments at the College 
  • Commercial sessions 
  • Demonstrations 
  • Role play exercises 
  • Group work 
  • Opportunity to undertake a placement

Entry requirements

The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Portfolio of practical assessments for each unit 
  • Assignments and tasks 
  • Multiple-choice tests covering the underpinning knowledge 
  • Your behaviour will also count towards your assessment, in terms of maturity, development, interaction and communication

Assessment

The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Portfolio of practical assessments for each unit 
  • Assignments and tasks 
  • Multiple-choice tests covering the underpinning knowledge 
  • Your behaviour will also count towards your assessment, in terms of maturity, development, interaction and communication

Future opportunities

The course gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress in employment and education. You could proceed onto a number of courses at Coleg Llandrillo, including the City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing.

If you proceed directly into employment, you will be able to work at a junior apprentice level. You could also study part-time on the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing.

Career opportunities

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Hairdresser
  • Holistic Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager

 

Further information

Bilingual:
Depending on the campus, students may be able to access elements of the programme in both English and Welsh through some programme learning materials being made available bilingually. Details will be provided to you at interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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