What is special about this course?
The aims of this course is to give students the basic knowledge and experience of working in a commercial hairdressing salon. The hairdressing SVQ is assessed in the workplace and/or a realistic work environment.
Students must work in a professional manner taking into account establishment requirements such as appearance and dress code; personal conduct; personal hygiene; reliability and punctuality
You may study this course full time or by work based learning attending college for theory.
Students will be interviewed prior to acceptance on the course and must show an interest and flair for hair and fashion.
Part time students must be in employment and eligible under the Modern Apprenticeship Programme or be self financing.
The course is made up of 7 Mandatory Units which include:
- Health and Safety
- Advise and Consult with Clients
- Shampoo and Condition Hair
- Style and Finish Hair
and 2 Optional Units:
- Salon Reception Duties
- Promote Additional Services or Products to Clients
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
Students will gain experience and be assessed in the work place/realistic work environment. For MA students attendance at college is mandatory to undertake the underpinning knowledge required for the qualification.
How long will my course last?
1 year full time or if in employment 2 years part time.
Where can I study my course?
- Argyll College UHI
- Dunoon Learning Centre
- Oban Learning Centre
- Rothesay Learning Centre
Please contact your local centre for more information on start date.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
Full time students may be eligible for a bursary. Please contact your local centre for further information.
What can I do on completion of my course?
SVQ level 3 Hairdressing
Is there more information available online?
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