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Hair, Beauty and Related Studies - Introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy - Hairdressing Route (Level 1) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

This course is for those who want to gain beauty therapy and/or ladies and mens hairdressing skills, knowledge, plus industry experience, through working in a realistic salon environment.
Students will get the opportunity to develop the skills learned in the classroom in our own commercial Riverside Salon and also practice many new aspects of beauty therapy and hairdressing.

Course content

Working in hairdressing, health and safety in the salon, teamwork, shampooing and conditioning, drying and styling, creative styling, plaiting and twisting, temporary colouring, reception

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

The next step after completing this course is to progress onto the Level 2 Hairdressing, Level 2 Hair and Media Make-up or an apprenticeship.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Year 1
  • Course code: HABL1HBFR1


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      By Road: 
      The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 of the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre
      By Rail:
      Rochdale train station, with frequent connections to Leeds, Bradford and Manchester, is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.
      By Bus: 
      The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.