Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This training programme is intended for those working in a hairdressing salon.

The NVQ Diploma is mainly assessed in the workplace. You will attend Farnborough College of Technology once a week to learn the underpinning knowledge and develop your skills. You will need to buy hairdressing tools and text books that cost approximately £230.

Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men. Hairdressers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

The programme covers a range of practical skills and theory and includes the following four components:

1. NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (Level 2)

Mandatory Units:

  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques 

Optional Units: (choose at least 1 unit)

  • Perming hair
  • Hair extension services

2. Functional Skills: English & Maths (Level 1)

3. Employment Rights & Responsibilities Workbook

4. Personal Thinking & Learning Skills

How will I be assessed?

The NVQ Diploma is mainly assessed in the workplace. You will have an End Point Assessment by an external examiner for 5-6 hours where you will need to demonstrate a variety of practical skills to gain the qualification.

What training will be provided?

Apprentices attend Farnborough College of Technology once a week to learn the underpinning knowledge and develop their skills. The apprentice will need to buy hairdressing tools and text books that cost approximately £230.

What are the benefits?

Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

For more information or to recruit an Apprentice,
please contact our Employer Hotline on 01252 407299
or visit www.farn-ct.ac.uk/apprentice

 

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Progression

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

You must be aged 16 and over with GCSEs A* - E  (9 - 3) in Maths and English. You should show enthusiasm and an artistic flair.

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