Advanced Craft Certificate In Hairdressing

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Study Type
Full Time
Study Tier
Advanced
Start Date
30/08/2021
Duration
TBC
Coordinator
Nick Williams

Entry Requirements

The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.

There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 4/C or above normally including Maths and English language; grade 4/C or above in a relevant subject qualification is sometimes required

For progressing students, a minimum of Level 2 course in your chosen subject and English language and Maths at level 2. Progressing students without English or Maths at GCSE grade 4/C will be required to study these as part of their programme of study.

The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.

There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.

Intermediate diploma/certificate in hairdressing (level 2)

Applications which do not meet the stated entry criteria in full may be approved as an exceptional entry, based on a review by the Assistant Principal

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

For those, looking to build on their Level 2 hairdressing skills; developing their knowledge and practical ability to Level 3.

The course is designed for those looking to explore their creativity and imagination in a practical base environment, gain the skills relevant for a career in the hairdressing industry. The course enables CPD (continued professional development) as well as providing progression opportunities.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues
  • Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks
  • Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
  • Colour hair to create a variety of looks
  • Bridal hairstyling  

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION

ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO:

  • Wear a course uniform (Purchased by yourself via the college)
  • Wear full black covered shoes
  • Present themselves in a professional capacity, relating to the industry standards

CURRENT LEGISLATION IN RELATION TO CLOSE CONTACT WORKING

Full PPE must be worn when completing treatments (face shield, type II medical mask, apron, Gloves). This is a mandatory requirement for all students to wear, no exceptions.

WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I BE STUDYING?

City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Hairdressing (3002)

HOW WILL I LEARN?

This course is delivered by specialist staff, who have years of industry experience along with specialist qualifications.

This programme incorporates student participation, theory input, and demonstration, including lectures, discussions, projects, case studies, online examination and self-directed study, using multimedia approach where appropriate.  This helps students to develop core skills required for the industry which includes the ability to meet deadlines and retention of knowledge as well as application of skills in a professional environment.

Students are assessed through practical observation of skill and questioning, along with on line examinations.

Within the programme, students receive full support in their skill development and acquisition of competence. Specialist learning support is available.

Work experience and professional experience is incorporated within a commercial environment both in college and as a structured work experience programme located in commercial salons, where available. This promotes increased employment opportunities. As part of the course, the college encourages students to attend exhibitions and trips.

WORK EXPERIENCE

As part of your programme of study you may be expected to attend an external work placement for 50 working days each year.
This will give you occupationally specific training focussed on developing practical and technical skills in the workplace.

ENGLISH AND MATH

As part of this course you will attend English and Math sessions if you are aged between 16-18 years old.

These classes will be with subject specialists and delivered at a level to suit you.

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

  • Employment in the hair industry
  • Self-employment

PROGRESSION

Opportunities exist for students to obtain additional qualifications after completion of their Level 3 Certificate.

  • Technical Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Intermediate Gents hairdressing
  • Intermediate Beauty (if studying Top to Toe)
  • Technical Gents hairdressing
  • Intermediate 2 Barbering
  • Level 4 colour correction
  • Level 4 Management

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

  • Team building Exercises
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Salon International- London excel

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