Hairdressing

Hairdressing

From 3-hour master classes in hairdressing skills open to anyone (covering topics such as creating up dos; smoothing and straightening; and curling and backcombing) to full-time courses at levels 1, 2, and 3 there’s something for you at Leicester College. When you study hairdressing with us you’ll benefit from real industry experience in our commercial salon which is open to the public. It’s also possible to undertake intermediate and advanced level apprenticeships in hairdressing, which will allow you to earn a wage while studying for a professional qualification in College.

Who are Leicester College’s hairdressing courses for?

Our hairdressing courses are for you if you want to work as a hair stylist. Our short courses are also ideal if you want to learn how to do your own (or someone else’s) hair for a special occasion. Courses are open to anyone from school leavers to adult learners looking for a career change, and we can help you find the appropriate level of course for you based on your existing qualifications and work experience. Learners aged 16-19 will follow a study programme which will include GCSE or functional skills English and maths if you don’t already have grade 4 (C).

Further information

Work experience in our salon will form a compulsory part of your full-time course. Trips, exhibitions and trade show visits may also be offered to complement your studies. You will need to purchase a hairdressing kit and uniform, and assessment will include online tests as well as practical assessments.

Claire Jardine

Claire Jardine

Diploma in Hairdressing

I came to Leicester College after making the decision to change my career. It was the best decision I could have made, the hairdressing course is exactly what I was looking for.

The opportunities at the College are great. I even got the chance to compete in the regional heats of the World Skills competition.

Asian Bridal Hair

Course Code: C4559

  • Start Date 27 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Part Time
    2.5 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

This is a part time course designed to provide you with the necessary skills to complete hair styling for an Asian bride. You will be encouraged to use your creative skills throughout the course and also to bring in adornments if possible to complete a final bridal look at the end of the course.This intermediate […]

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Asian Bridal Make-up

Course Code: C0636

  • Start Date 28 Feb 2019
  • Study Hours Part Time
    2.5 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

You will develop skills to apply a full Asian bridal make-up to suit the individual’s needs during this course. There is a focus on developing your practical skills. Towards the end of the course, students will use adornments and dress to create an overall bridal make-up look. This course is appropriate for anyone who has […]

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Asian Bridal Make-up

Course Code: C0636

  • Start Date 28 Feb 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    2.5 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

You will develop skills to apply a full Asian bridal make-up to suit the individual’s needs during this course. There is a focus on developing your practical skills. Towards the end of the course, students will use adornments and dress to create an overall bridal make-up look. This course is appropriate for anyone who has […]

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Asian Bridal Make-up

Course Code: C4612

  • Start Date 01 Nov 2019
  • Study Hours Part Time
    2.5 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Learners will develop skills to apply a full Asian bridal make up to suit the individuals needs’. There will be a focus on developing practical skills within this course. This course is appropriate for anyone who has an interest in Asian bridal make up or would like to freshen up their skills. This is a […]

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Hairdressing (Cutting and Styling Services) Technical Certificate level 2

Course Code: C5152

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven’t already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme. This level 2 technical […]

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Hairdressing Advanced Technical Diploma level 3

Course Code: C0614

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

This Hairdressing Advanced Technical Diploma level 3, aims to provide you with a range of specialist practical skills and technical knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the hairdressing industry. This qualification is graded Pass/Merit/Distinction/Distinction* You will require a level 2 qualification in hairdressing before enrolling on this course. […]

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Hairdressing Introductory Diploma level 1

Course Code: C0613

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

This course is suitable for 16-18 year old learners who wish to follow a career in hairdressing. The course is an introduction to the hairdressing industry and will provide you with the skills to work as an assistant to a qualified hairdresser. You will learn many new hairdressing skills including developing customer service skills. […]

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Progress 8 Technical Award in Hair Beauty Year 10

Course Code: C6335

  • Start Date 14 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Part Time
    2.25 hours per week
  • Duration 28 weeks
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

This qualification allows you to explore the exciting world of hair and beauty. If you enjoy looking back in time to explore changing trends and developments within the hair and beauty sector, find out how science is used to create products, and understand why we create images for business use, then this qualification is for […]

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Progress 8 Technical Award in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Year 11

Course Code: C5272

  • Start Date 07 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

This course is part of the Progress 8 suite of qualifications. It has been designed to meet the needs of learners who are still at school and are between the age of 14- 16 years. Application is via your school. This qualification provides the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification that gives a basic introduction […]

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