For those people who wish to pursue careers within the Hairdressing and related industries. Students undertaking these programmes will find them challenging, rewarding and a most effective preparation for employment. If you wish to return to work or have recently left school this could be the programme for you. Applications from mature candidates are particularly welcomed. For an informal chat.
Government funding available
Llanidloes Road, SY16 4HU
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Start Date: September 2010
End Date: July 2011
Venue: Coleg Powys Newtown
Tutor: Sara Prince
Who is this course for? For those people who wish to pursue careers within the Hairdressing and related industries. Students undertaking these programmes will find them challenging, rewarding and a most effective preparation for employment. If you wish to return to work or have recently left school this could be the programme for you. Applications from mature candidates are particularly welcomed. For an informal chat, guidance or further information, please contact us direct.
Previous knowledge required: Prospective candidates must: Be at least 16 years of age Have an interest in working with the general public and a commitment to succeed within this vocational area Be successful at college interview Progression to Level 2 will generally require completion at Level 1 or the demonstration of appropriate potential Applications from mature candidates will be dealt with on an individual basis and the outcomes of individual counselling.
What will I study? At NVQ Level 2 the training programme includes the following units: Cutting and restyling hair Perming the hair Colouring the hair Conditioning treatments Shampooing the hair Consultation skills Styling, dressing and finishing hair Additional qualifications including: Personal Effectiveness Programme Make-Up Lash and Brow Treatments Indian Head Massage
What else will I do? During your participation in the programmes you will be working commercially in well-equipped salons on members of the public. You will effectively treat clients on a regular basis. Salon management skills are realistically taught along side formal training in practical skills. You will also have the opportunity to attend additional seminars and workshops.
How will I be assessed? There will be a combination of examinations and coursework.
What will I achieve? All successful candidates will achieve the City and Guilds Level 2 qualification. This will allow those who so wish, to gain employment in the hairdressing industry as a junior stylist. In addition to the main qualification, students will also achieve Key Skills awards in Communications, Numeracy and I.T. as well as OCN units in Induction, Work placement and Careers
What can I do afterwards? Successful students can progress directly into work in a variety of settings and/or continue their training and education to a higher level.
Materials required: Each student is required to purchase a tunic for wearing in the salon, a hairdressing kit and a text book. Information on all these items will be provided on request or at interview.
Additional information about this course: During the course, students will build a portfolio of evidence to show competence in all areas of practical and theory work. Practical competence will be gained while working in our well equipped salon, carrying out all aspects of hairdressing on members of the paying public.