Are you a hair enthusiast wanting to give your hair that creative plaited look? Perhaps you are a professional hairstylist looking to expand your styling portfolio?
This social and informal workshop will equip you with the modern styling techniques to create several plaits and braiding hairstyles.
This workshop is open to all individuals and couples aged 19+ with a keen interest in hair and beauty.
There are no formal entry requirements for this experience.
You will receive live demonstrations from our expert hair technician before having a go at the following hair plaiting and braiding techniques:
You will also be introduced to a variety of equipment and products that will help you to achieve long-lasting artistic results.
There are no assessment criteria - just observe, have a go and enjoy!
All materials are included.
Soft refreshments are included.
Former Derby College hairdressing student Keri Tiochta didn't always want to be a hairdresser – she wanted to be a psychologist. And, as someone who enjoys talking to clients, she says the therapy aspect of her role makes the two jobs not that dissimilar.
Keri, who is from Spondon, completed levels 2 and 3 of her hair course in July 2016 and now works at Hair Angels in Oakwood – the salon where she did her work experience. Now 29 and mum to two girls – who have the "best hair in their school", Keri enjoys passing on her skills and helping to train other Derby College students who come to the salon on work experience. She loves the salon's atmosphere, the flexible working hours and the positive difference her skills make to her clients.
Keri said: "I love colouring the most. It can change how clients feel about themselves, especially when they have gone grey early. It's great to see how happy people are after a colour."
I didn’t actually need to do it (as my course was part-time so I could look after the children) but I found I needed to get in more hours of practical training. I loved the “realness” of my work experience.
I qualified in July 2016 and I’m so grateful for the experience I got while at Derby College. I’ve now got my dream job working as a self-employed hairdresser at Hair Angels.