National Hairdressing Apprenticeship

National Hairdressing Apprenticeship QQI Award (Level 6)

This course is a day release course for Hairdressing apprentices in full time employment with a salon registered under the new National Hairdressing Apprenticeship scheme. The course and tutor will work alongside the salon to provide the apprentice with all the necessary skills, techniques, theory and confidence to assist them in becoming a fully qualified hairdresser with a nationally and internationally recognised qualification.

Course Content

The course will cover all the essential disciplines from Shampooing, Colouring, Cutting, Styling, Finishing, Health & Safety, Customer Service, Reception Skills, Client Consultation, Perming and Retail.

Certification & Duration

QQI Level 6 – 3 years (Minimum)

Entry Requirements

The candidate must be in full time employment with a salon registered under the National Hairdressing Apprenticeship scheme

QQI Level 4 Major Award or equivalent
or
Two years full time experience in a hairdressing salon.
Where English is not your first language a B2 Oxford level of English is required

Career Opportunities

On successful completion you will be able to work as a qualified hairdresser with a nationally and internationally recognised qualification.
There is an abundance of opportunities within the industry from working in independent salons, self-employed, hair and beauty spas, freelance, technical reps to the theatre, TV and film industry

Progression

There are many routes for progression within the industry itself but a level 6 award also opens up the opportunity to do a level 7 (Bachelor Degree) in areas such as business management