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                                   Hairdressing NVQ Level 1

On an NVQ Course you will perform practical and written work on a variety of hairdressing tasks such as:

* Assisting hair stylists
* Shampooing and conditioning the hair and scalp
* Reception duties
* Removing colours from the hair
* Neutralising hair
* Health and safety regulations

You will also be gain many other practical skills in hair styling, cutting and colouring hair.
In addition, you will gain vital skills to support your practical work including Information Technology and communications.
   
     
Now you have successfully completed the NVQ level 1 Its time to move onto the Hairdressing NVQ level 2.

On the level 2 course, you will learn the basic skills to become a capable hairdresser. An NVQ Level 2 is the national requirement for being a registered and a qualified hairdresser.

* Developing Hair cutting techniques
* Hair colouring with an array of techniques
* Blow drying
* Hair perming procedures
* Hair setting
* Shampooing and conditioning
* Health and safety procedures
* Working the reception
* Working as part of a team

You will also be gain many other practical skills in hair styling, cutting and colouring hair.
In addition, you will gain vital skills to support your practical work including Information Technology and communications.
           
   
           
      Now you have successfully completed the NVQ level 2 Its time to move onto the Hairdressing NVQ level 3.

The Hair dressing Level 3 is a higher level qualification growing on the elementary hairdressing skills learned in Level 2. It is geared towards senior stylists and technicians, in addition to salon owners and managers who want to get accredited.

What will be covered in the course

* Health and safety regulations
* Creating a wide variety of looks using different cutting techniques
* Promoting additional products
* How to provide a hairdressing consultation service
* How to colour hair
* Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills
* How to perm hair using a array of techniques
* How to provide colour correction service
* Support customer service improvements
* Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
* planning promotional activities
* Style and dressing long hair
* Style and dressing hair to achieve creative looks
 
   
       
 

What happens when you finish the course?

You will be able to find employment as a Specialist hairstylist, be an consultant for manufacturers, become an NVQ assessor or a lecturer, specialist hair colourists/fashion cutters.

What else you should know
Candidates are assessed in a simulated environment or on practical on the job work. Evidence must be shown in the form of portfolio. Assessment will be ongoing and it is mandatory for students to exhibit competency in a range of different tasks. Vital skills will be assessed through portfolio and exam.