This course will provide you with basic knowledge of hairdressing delivered in a realistic work environment. You will gain a useful qualification with the skills required to get a start in the industry.
The classroom is set up to represent a salon with hair wash sinks, stylist stations, storage, laundry and a training reception area.
Students should have at least 3 Standard Grades at credit/general level / 3 National 4s or above / equivalent combination of both.
Applicants should be effective communicators, have artistic flair, good personal presentation, physical stamina and a high level of manual dexterity.
If you don’t meet our entry requirements, your previous experience may still qualify you for this course. Mature students will be considered on merit and experience. All candidates will attend an interview.
Optional units (subject to change)
3 days a week for 34 weeks
Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing.
If you are 18 and over and are eligible for a bursary, these costs will be met through your bursary. If you are not eligible for a bursary, you will need to fund these items yourself.
If you are under 18, you are entitled to have essential equipment paid for whether you are entitled to EMA or not. However you must apply for EMA even if you know that you’re not entitled to EMA.
If in any doubt or if you want detailed information, please call student services on 01397 874321.
Students may also qualify for bursary funding.
This qualification can provide progression on to the Hairdressing SVQ Level 3 elsewhere and could also be your start to a successful career in the hairdressing industry.
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We are no longer taking applications for 2017/18
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at West Highland College UHI. West Highland College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.