Hairdressing - Introduction (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4)

The ideal starting point for those who want to work in the hair and beauty industry, specialising in hairdressing.


North East Scotland College, Scotland
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This course is available on the North East Scotland College website.


Why take this course?

The course will develop your understanding and enable you to develop basic practical techniques in shampooing, conditioning, styling, dressing, plaiting, twisting and basic hair colouring techniques on women. You will also learn skills in men’s styling and creating a hair and beauty image.
The topics covered will ensure you have a firm grasp of health and safety, how to present yourself professionally in a salon, how to carry out effective team work and reception duties.

What you will experience

  • Personal presentation and the careers available in the hair and beauty industry
  • Consultation and health and safety
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Men and women’s hairstyling techniques
  • Creative hairdressing skills
  • Basic cutting and colouring techniques
  • Reception duties
  • Working as a team

About North East Scotland College

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North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new – whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.

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