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Hairdressing Advanced Apprenticeship at Harlow College

Course description

Hairdressing as an industry will be here forever: it is an amazing product with many different career opportunities. Successful people in the industry can take their pick from many top jobs – preparing models, working on magazines and photo shoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous. The UK hairdressing industry is regarded as the best in the world, meaning there is ample opportunity to travel.

The course will comprise of a combination of Practical classes, theory classes and possibly additional maths and English.

How it works: you will observe hairdressing demonstrations followed by practical skills development workshops whereby you will practice the techniques on mannequin heads until you feel confident to undertake the skills on clients. You will also attend theory lessons to learn the essential knowledge for each unit of hairdressing through a range of different activities; you will research and complete written assignments participate in discussions, take part in group work, role play and individual study.

Candidates will practise skills in the workplace supported by the employer. Our assessor will arrange to visit you in the salon to observe and assess your skills development on models/clients.

Entry requirements

  • It is advantageous to have previous work experience in the hairdressing industry
  • Level 2 hairdressing qualification
  • Three GCSEs grade C in English Literacy, Math’s, Science or Art Or Key skill’s level 1 Maths and English
  • Functional skills level 1 Maths and English

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September