This qualification follows on from the combined course and is a one-year course that has been designed for the 16-19 age group and will develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior beautician/beauty specialist. Learners will have their hairdressing skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
Ideally students will have achieved a minimum Grade 4 or above in both English and Mathematics at GCSE. You may be given an assignment with a practical element to gain entry onto the course. Students can progress from the Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Beauty Services.
On This Course You Will Study
This qualification includes all required elements to work effectively as a junior stylist including:
- Client consultation;
- Colouring and lightening hair;
- Cutting women’s hair;
- Displaying and promoting products;
- Plaiting and twisting hair with elements of hair up and creating an image based on a theme.
Students must be prepared to work in a team and independently on all tasks and assignment set. Students will be working with real clients, therefore excellent attendance, punctuality and a commitment to the health and safety of others is essential.
This course comprises: 50% Coursework and 50% Assessment
Progression & Careers
Career opportunities as a junior hairdresser/stylist could include:
- Working in a commercial salon;
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings;
- Television, film, theatre and media;
- Working on cruise liners.
Whilst the primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare students for employment as junior hairdresser/stylist, they may choose to develop their knowledge and skills further by completing a specialist qualification at Level 3.
Where can I find out more?
Point of contact:
Gwen HobbsStaff Governor, Cover Supervisor, Hairdressing Trainer / Assessor
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