Hair and Beauty

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There are many levels of study available depending on whether you're just starting out or are currently working in a hair or beauty setting and want to increase your skillset

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Introduction to Hair and Beauty

This course will enable you to develop confidence in carrying out practical beauty treatments and allow you to develop a range of basic skills to get your career in the beauty industry underway.

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Beauty Care & Makeup

This fast-track course will help you develop your creative skills in the application of make-up and learn the basics required to carry out treatments for the face, body, and nails.

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Beauty Care

Build creative skills in the application of make-up and learn the basic skills required to carry out treatments for face, body, and nails. There is a combination of theory and practical learning in this course.

SVQ in Hairdressing at SCQF level 5 content Hairdresser cutting a client's hair

SVQ in Hairdressing at SCQF level 5

You'll gain the basic knowledge and experience of working in a commercial hairdressing salon, this qualification 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.

SVQ in Hairdressing at SCQF level 6 content Hairdresser applying dye to a client's hair

SVQ in Hairdressing at SCQF level 6

Following on on from the SVQ at SCFQ level 5, this course introduces you to more advanced cutting and colouring techniques. You'll undertake client consultations with less supervision and can work on the salon floor independently while having the opportunity to enhance your skills.

You may choose to study this course full time, or if in employment by work-based learning and attend college for the theory parts of the course.

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