Course details

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Qualification name Technical Certificate for Cutting and Styling Services
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost £0.00
Cost description Please see www.wsc.ac.uk for full details
Attendance pattern Daytime

Who this course is for

This course covers all the skills learners will require to become a professional stylist in the hairdressing industry. This carefully designed programme includes both theory and practical lessons alongside a commercial salon session ensuring access to paying clients to establish a 'real working environment'. Usually learners will attend College for three days. The remaining two days are allocated for personal study. Learners will need to find a salon placement which will build relationships in the industry, and could lead to employment in the future.

Entry requirements

Entry is by interview. The course requires learners aged 16-18 years to hold the Level 1 Hairdressing Certificate or equivalent qualification. We will consider students who have achieved A*-C (4) GCSEs in English, Mathematics and one other subject, and there is a strong emphasis on the personal qualities required to work in a service industry. applicants 19+ do not require previous qualification. Successful applicants will be required to have current or planned experience working in a salon envi

What you'll learn

This course is thesecond year of a two year course that is recognised in industry as the standard required by all hairdressers as they continue their career in hairdressing. Students will be required to learn all the relevant units that relate to cutting, styling and plaiting including shampooing, blow-drying and styling, setting and dressing, and advising and consulting with clients. This qualification will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a hairdresser. Theory is formatively assessed through mandatory exams held on set dates with one re-sit opportunity, with some units requiring an assignment to show their understanding. Each unit will be practically assessed whilst learners work on paying clients in the salon session, during which they will be supervised and supported throughout. Oral assessment is also used to support practical and written evidence. End of second term practical synoptic exams (practical trade) tests and Exams will form your final grade of Pass/Merit/Distinction. Learners will be assigned a Personal Support Tutor who will set up their individual learning plan, and their tutor will meet with them on a one-to-one basis throughout the year to discuss targets and progress through the programme. Learners will be assured of any learning and personal support they require. Organised trips and visiting speakers are part of the course and are relevant to the hairdressing industry; they provide enrichment and inspir

How you'll learn

Classroom based exercises

How you'll learn

Classroom based exercises

What you'll need to bring

Upon enrolment for this course learners will receive order forms that list all the equipment, tools and uniform requirements of the course. The uniform will consist of black tailored trousers, smart leggings, a tunic top, plain black cardigan and flat black closed shoes. Learners will be required to purchase tuition/mannequin heads that will be used to learn all the practical skills for hairdressing. An equipment list will include all electrical equipment, combs, brushes and scissors needed, inc

How you'll be assessed

This course has an end point practical assessment, similar to a trade test, this covers practical skills and behaviours of the professional hairdresser, this happens at the start of the third term. There will also be and end of course exam at the end of the second term, this covers theory taught across all 5 units of hairdressing. Both elements must be completed and achieved in order to achieve a full qualification.

What you can do next

It is assumed that learners have achieved the first year of level 2 on the Technical Certificate for Colouring and Styling, if you haven't yet you will need to progress on to this course, as to be fully qualfied you will need both years certificates.Learners may also wish to study the Level 2 Beauty Therapy. The Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a stand alone course that learners may do once they have achieved the Level 2 in Ladies Hairdressing.Once completeion of level 2 learners can progress


Venue for this course

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Name WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE
Address Out Risbygate
BURY ST EDMUNDS
Suffolk
IP33 3RL
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Email info@wsc.ac.uk
Phone 01284 716333
Website http://www.westsuffolk.ac.uk

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