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Level: 2

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 34

Hours: 6.00

Start: 23/09/2019

Days / Times: Tuesday 17:45 to 21:00 and Thursday 17:45 to 21:00

Tuition (£): 2583.00*

Exams (£): 95.00**

Concessions: 993.00***

Interview: Y

Course Summary

 

This course is designed to kick-start your career and provide the essential practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to progress to higher level courses.

You will learn how to consult with clients and provide a range of basic services. In parallel, you will develop your communication and customer service skills, all of which are valued highly by employers. As part of your studies, you will be required to complete work experience to further develop your skills and behaviours to meet industry standards.

 

 

 

Entry requirements

You need to be highly motivated and demonstrate a keen interest in your chosen subject. Offers of a place on the course are dependent on your qualifications and practical aptitude. You will need:

  • a minimum of five GCSEs at grade D or above including English and/or Maths (grade 3/4 or above).

You will have an interview and initial assessment in maths and English and you need to attend a taster session. We may be able to take into consideration your previous experience in your chosen subject. 

 

Course Content

You will study:
 
  • client consultation
  • cutting
  • colouring and lightening services
  • styling
  • setting and dressing hair
  • health and safety
 

You will also develop your skills in maths and English to help support your progression and enhance your life skills.

 

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a range of methods including practical observation and written tests.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There is a kit and uniform to purchase - full details will be given at your interview.

What can I do after this course?

Further study

You can progress to an advanced apprenticeship or a Level 3 programme.
 
Careers
 
This course provides an excellent foundation for a career as a basic hairdressing stylist within a salon.

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Kirstie Peel

Kirstie Peel

Hair Angels helps learner Kirstie to grow in confidence

Derby College hairdressing student Kirstie Peel used to be quite shy but since gaining work experience with Hair Angels her confidence has really grown.
Kirstie, who is 17 and from Chaddesden, is about to start her level 3 course at the Roundhouse but works at the Oakwood hair salon on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Since she started coming to the salon in January, Kirstie has attended the Poppies Tea Dance, helping Hair Angels to raise money for their Royal British Legion, and been to a hair show in Nottingham. She has also supported Holly Clarke, the co-owner of Hair Angels, in delivering a shampoo masterclass at Derby College.
As vice chair of the College's Hair and Beauty Employment and Skills Academy Board, Holly has helped many students like Kirstie to come out of their shell and feel more comfortable talking to clients.
Holly and her business partner, Heather Edwards, have provided work experience to many College students in recent years, including six learners in the past 12 months.
Kirstie, who likes colouring best, is now focusing on her level 3 and improving her skills.

Before I started my work experience through Derby College I wasn't that confident and was shy about speaking to clients.



I'm much more confident now than I was in my first year and everyone at Hair Angels has been so supportive and friendly. I'm finding it easier every day. I've really come out of myself.


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