Hairdressing Year 1 Level 5

Hairdressing – Year 1

Hairdressing is an intensive, hands-on, course leading to recognised qualifications in hairdressing and related skills. Students interested in progressing to a second year where they gain higher qualifications in Junior Trades Cert. Training is provided in the fully equipped hairdressing salon. Work experience offers students the opportunity to further develop their skills in selected and approved hairdressing salons.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO

Provide students who wish to have a career in hairdressing with the range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed in this rewarding area of the beauty industry.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.

Interview is required for all applicants     Mature applicants welcome

COURSE STRUCTURE

Year 1 offers certification in QQI Level 5

 COURSE CONTENT

Hairdressing Theory and Practice 5N3345

Hairdressing Science 5N3346

Safety and Health at Work 5N1794

Work Experience 5N1356

Communications 5N0690

Customer Service 5N0972

Personal Effectiveness 5N1390

OPTIONAL MODULES

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.

PROGRESSION TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Students who successfully complete this Level 5 Award may be considered for entry into Year 2 which offers certification in Junior Trade Examination (Department of Education & Skills)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who qualify in this area may pursue careers in the following areas:

Hairdressing Salon

 Stylist /Colourist 

Cruise Ships

Start Your Own Business

Leisure Centres

Trichology

Session Stylist

Barber

Receptionist

Sales Representative

Health Spas

Hotels

Film & Theatre

FEES

Student Services Registration Fee: €190 Non refundable

Government Levy: €200 Exempt if student is in receipt of back to education/medical card  

QQI Examination Fees: €50 Exempt if student is in receipt of back to education/medical card  

Class Kit: €300 Uniform: €30

Please note fees may be subject to change   DURATION This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to June. (Year 2 Junior Trade Cert Discussed at a later date)