Introduction To Hair & Beauty - Full Time
Who is this course aimed at?
One year programme aimed at young school leavers or candidates not yet decided on which area to follow in – hairdressing or beauty. There are great opportunities after this programme for students who show determination and a real commitment to this creative profession.
What entry requirements will I need?
To gain a place on this programme you must be at least 16 years of age or be under a School Link programme. All applicants will be asked to attend a group selection event where they will be required to show a genuine interest in the hair and beauty industry and display good personal presentation. This is a very popular course and to be considered, applicants must demonstrate a real desire to succeed.
How and where will I study?
A combination of subject knowledge-based information is assessed with practical activities which are all entered in a personal portfolio to record all assessments successfully achieved. The course is based at the main college campus in Arbroath.
What will I study on this course?
Learners will work towards achieving an SVQ Level 1 in Hairdressing, an Angus College Certificate and Cosmetology Group Award in Beauty. The course will also include core skills in communication, numeracy and IT. Learners will participate in the salon by assisting NQ students with members of the public, acting as salon receptionists and general work of a salon assistant e.g preparation of workstations, client preparation, shampooing, conditioning and blow drying in hairdressing and mini facials, make-up artistry, pedicures and manicures in beauty.
Job and progression routes?
Salon Assistant. NQ Hairdressing, NQ Beauty Therapy.