This is a part-time City & Guilds qualification designed to give you the skills and knowledge in mens cutting, either to enhance your hairdressing skills or as a beginner.
This course will enhance your knowledge in providing high quality customer service, as well as experience of health and safety working in the hairdressing industry. You will be taught how to provide different cutting techniques including uniform layer, graduation, around the ear outline, with fade.
Areas that you will cover:
- Customer Services
- Health and safety
- Cutting Mens Hair
Course progression: To expand or advance your skills you could continue your studies in womens hairdressing or in barbering.
Career progression: Following the completion of the course you could work in a salon cutting mens hair or as a mobile stylist.
Following your practical training you will complete formative and summative assessments where you will have the opportunity to gain a pass, merit or distinction. Please be aware that you may need to provide models for your assessments. You will be taught theory knowledge including Health & Safety in the Salon which will involve online exams at the end of the units. The Level 2 Award in Customer Services qualification will be an intense course and will include a short answer written test. You will also be required to study at home during the course to improve your practical skills, as well as produce written assignments and complete exam revision.
You will be required to purchase a kit (prices available at interview).
Dress code is smart black trousers, plain black top (no logo) and closed in, low heel, black shoes. You will also need to buy a ring binder folder for theory notes and your portfolio of evidence.
A £45 fee for the Health & Safety qualification is required if you do not already hold a current (within 3 years) relevant Health & Safety qualification.
If you are aged 19 or over, in receipt of JSA Benefit, ERAG, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, Income Support, low income Universal Credit (for the benefits previously listed - not Personal Independence Payments) and are unemployed, your course could be free of charge if it could help you to find work.
If you are taking a course costing more than £200 we can arrange for you to pay your fees in up to 7 monthly instalments, depending on the length of your course. Full terms and conditions will be supplied when you enrol.
For more advice on course fees and funding, please contact our Customer Services Team on 01536 413123.