of our students have progressed to a positive destination.
Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.
of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.
Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018
Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.
|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|November||1 Year||Level 2||Part-Time - Day||City Campus||Skills & Qualifications|
What’s it all about?
This course if for anyone who has a passion for hairdressing and who would like to embark on a career in the hairdressing industry.
You will learn to shampoo, style, cut, colour and perm hair as well as developing your communication skills to help with retail sales, consultation techniques and reception duties.
You will also have the opportunity to attend master classes, listen to guest speakers from the industry, participate in competitions and take part in external trips and visits.
You will need at least two GCSEs at grade 4 including English Language and preferably maths or a Hairdressing NVQ Level 1. You will also complete a practical skills assessment.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||1287.00 *subject to change||You will need to provide your own stationery, pens, pencils, notebook and A4 ring binder file. You will also be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits, these will incur an additional cost.|
The course is taught using both practical and theoretical methods in the classroom and our training/commercial salon. You will practice techniques on block heads and other students in the class and practical assessments will be carried out on models/clients. You will also complete an industry placement.
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
After completing this course you could progress onto a full time level 3 course or secure an apprenticeship at level 3.
You could also apply the skills and knowledge you have developed to gain employment in the industry.
Why college is different to school
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
Why choose Sunderland College?
94.7% of our students progressed to further study, university or employment
(*Based on 16-18 year olds desination data 2016/17 academic year)
Our achievement rates are well above the national average.
We have the widest range of courses in the region.
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors
Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.
429 people employed as Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors in the current year.
Hairdressers and Barbers
Hairdressers and barbers shampoo, cut, colour, style and treat hair.
4679 people employed as Hairdressers and Barbers in the current year.
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