Hairdressing Level 5


This is a one year course which consists of intensive training in the skills and education required for the Hairdressing Industry with the option to continue for a further year to a higher level of hairdressing Training is provided in the fully-equipped hairdressing salons. Our work experience programmers offer students the opportunity to further develop their skills in selected and approved hairdressing salons.

Awarding Body:

Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI – Hairdressing Award, Level 5 (5M3351)   Department of Education & Skills – Junior Trade Hairdressing Certificate

On Completion of Year 1

Upon successful completion of this course, students may gain placement as a Senior First Year Apprentice in a hairdressing salon

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent – exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.


Core Skills Shampooing & Conditioning Setting & Blow Styling Basic Colour  & Permanent Waving Basic Cutting Techniques Reception & Client Consultation

Science Diagnosis of Hair & Scalp Salon Health & Safety/Hygiene General Skills Customer Service Safety & Health at Work

Course Coordinator

Anne McGoey