This level 1 course will proivde you with the basic knowledge, skills and understanding to be a hairdressing assistant in preparing clients for hair services and maintaining work areas. You will learn how to shampoo and condition hair and to blow dry hair. You will also learn how to work as part of a team and assist with salon reception duties.
There are no formal entry requirements to this course but an interest in hair and fashion is recommended. Students should be well presented and will undergo an interview prior to being given a place on the course.
The SVQ 1 Hairdressing at SCQF level 4 consists of four mandatory Units and two optional Units.
Prepare for Hair Services and Maintain Work Areas
Contribute to the Development of Effective Working Relationships
Blow Dry Hair
Shampoo and Condition Hair
You will be taught face to face in the college salon where you will be given demonstrations in all aspects of hairdressing.
The Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ 1) in Hairdressing at SCQF level 4 allows learners to demonstrate competence in job-related skills of preparing for hair services and maintaining work areas, blow-drying hair, shampooing and conditioning hair, and contributing to the development of effective working relationships.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
Successful completion of this course will allow you to apply to progress to SVQ 2 Hairdressing
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