Hairdressing SQA Level 6

What is special about this course?

The Level 6 Hairdressing course develops and builds on the skills and knowledge that have been gained during the Level 5 course.

The focus is on experiencing the salon environment and learning about the various responsibilities and vocational skills required for employment/self-employment. This is done through the students operating their own Open Salon within the college, which in turn gives them the experience of running a business. Emphasis is also placed on the employability skills and attitudes required for the workplace and where possible Work Experience is undertaken in partnership with the local salons.

 

Entry requirements

  • Students who have successfully completed Level 5.
  • Students who have relevant qualifications and experience.

Skills will be developed in -

  • Ladies Haircutting
  • Portfolio Presentation
  • Colour Correction
  • Hair Colouring and Lightening
  • Long Hair Design
  • Commercial Work Experience

Core skills will be included within the course programme.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?


1 Year


Where can I study my course?

    • Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway

Start date

September

Fees

Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

The course could prepare students for progression onto -

  • Hairdressing at HNC level (not offered at Lews Castle College)
  • Employment
  • Further Study

Is there more information available online?

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