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Hairdressing (Level 1 Certificate)

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Course Overview

The course will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge in order to progress to level 2 Traineeship in Hairdressing.If you are artistic and have a natural flair for hair, and plenty of energy and stamina this course will help you explore the skills needed to progress through to level 2. Skills you require: Creative SkillsDesign SkillsCustomer CarePersonal presentationGood communication skillsorganisational and time-keeping skills. During your course you may have an opportunity to assist and participate in our competition which are judged by leading hairdressers.You may be entitled to financial support for your uniform and kit. Contact Student Services for more information.
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Applications for Further Education courses 24/25 opening early 2024

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate Hairdressing
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date:
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate Hairdressing
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date:
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate Hairdressing
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date:

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • will be discussed at interview
  • will be discussed at interview
  • Unit 101 Introduction to Hair & Beauty sector
  • Unit 102 Presenting a Professional Image in a Salon
  • Unit 113 Follow Health & Safety in the Salon
  • Unit 003 Shampooing & Conditioning
  • Unit 115 Working with others in the Hair & Beauty Sector
  • Unit 105 Plaiting & Twisting Hair
  • Unit 112 Creating a Hair & Beauty Image
  • Unit 215 The Art of Dressing Hair
  • Unit 217 The Art of Colouring
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

No entry requirements

ROI Requirements

No entry requirements

Work Placement

No Work placement required

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - 20.00

What's Next?

Further Study

Students will have a range of skills and experience leading to progress to level 2.

Career Prospects

If you progress to level 2 and 3 in Hairdressing the career opportunities within this hairdressing industry can lead to jobs in top class salons, cruise liners, working abroad or teaching.


  • Image of Carrie Bonner
    NWRC has opened so many doors for me and has given me the experience I need for a career in the creative media industry.
    Carrie Bonner
  • Image of Chelsea O’Kane (Art & Design)
    My course enabled me to explore so many different aspects of Art & Design that I would not have had the opportunity to do if I had followed the traditional A-Level route.
    Chelsea O’Kane (Art & Design)
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