Hairdressing, VRQ Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D1HADPF1KN

Hairdressing, VRQ Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This Level 1 Hairdressing course provides an insight into the industry. You’ll develop your knowledge and practical skills by studying units, which cover: dressing hair, styling hair, professional image, aspects of health and safety, and much more.

You’ll develop your knowledge and skills by working in the College’s real-life commercial salon and attending work placements throughout the year.

Tutorial support, personal and social development, and English and maths skills are also important elements of this course.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through online tests, practical work, assignments and projects. You’ll have an online gradebook that you will keep up-to-date and manage targets that your tutor sets you throughout the year.

What could I do after this course?

This course could be your first step into the hairdressing industry. You could progress to a Level 2 course in women’s hairdressing, hair and media or barbering at Weston College, or you could also choose an apprenticeship or traineeship in the hairdressing industry.


Entry Requirements

A commitment to learning and ambition to succeed.

Course Level

Level 1

iAn interview is required for this course.

Occupations related to Hairdressing, VRQ Diploma

 

Hairdressing or beauty salon manager/proprietor

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.

Average annual earnings: £22,620
Employment in region: 324 positions
 

Hairdresser or barber

Hairdressers and barbers shampoo, cut, colour, style and treat hair.

Average annual earnings: £15,093
Employment in region: 2,516 positions

What Our Students Say

Joseph Calvert, Barbering


Joseph Calvert

“Weston College gave me opportunities that I wouldn't have had elsewhere”

Former school: Priory

Course: Barbering

Continuing working in barbering and working towards an apprenticeship.

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