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Advanced Diploma in Hairdressing & Barbering

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What is involved?

You'll be taught by our highly skilled team of professional Hairdressing staff in specialist classrooms at east ham campus. Practical assessments take place throughout the year on paying clients. During the course you will produce a portfolio of evidence containing both practical and theory work.
You will learn how to monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon from a managerial point of view. You will be taught advanced colouring and colour correction, cutting and styling skills for men and women, facial hair shaping as well as techniques and skills for Creative hairdressing. You will be encouraged to be more creative and use these skills to individualise looks and high fashion techniques to suit the clients.
You will also cover areas related to the effective running of a salon from a business perspective organising promotional activities and demonstrations You will need to be in a work placement carrying out services on clients

What will my career options be?

you can go onto a Level 4 Diploma in Management Practice and Advanced Techniques in the Hair and Beauty Sector, Level 4 HNC diploma, work as a senior stylist or go into salon management.

What is the cost?

The Home fee is £2573 (Plus £125 Exam Fee)
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The information which describes this course was accurate at the time of publication. Newham College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or cancel any part of the programmes, locations, facilities and costs at any time.


What do I need?

  • You must have a NVQ or VRQ Level 2 in Hairdressing and barbering , a VRQ
  • level 3 hairdressing or relevant industrial experience
  • You must be working in a salon as a stylist
  • You need to enjoy working with people
  • You must have good communication skills, along with a good level of written and spoken English
  • You will be invited to the college for an initial assessment to determine your suitability for the course.
  • You must be willing to purchase a professional kit and a uniform for this course.