Hairdressing Level 5

Hairdressing

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

ABT Accredited Hair Extensions Course

  • Hair Extensions
  • Micro Beads
  • Nano Beads
  • Tape in weft
  • Prebonded

Additionally: 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
  • Session Stylist
  • Barber
  • Receptionist
  • Sales Representative
  • Health Spas
  • Hotels
  • Film & Theatre

FEES

Student Services Registration Fee: €100 Non refundable
Class Materials: €60
Class Kit: €300 Uniform: €30
Government Levy: €200 Exempt if student is in receipt of back to education/susi/medical card  
QQI Examination Fees (January 2022): €50 Exempt if student is in receipt of back to education/susi/medical card  

Please note fees may be subject to change  

DURATION

This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to June.

Hairdressing