Hairdressing - Level 5

Programme Title:  Hairdressing

SCQF Level:  5

Quliafication Description:  Skills for Work

Start Date: June 2014                                End Date: May 2015

Day/Time: on both Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2pm – 4pm

Course Outline/Description:

The Course content provides a broad, experiential introduction to hairdressing.  The focus is on experiencing the salon environment and the development of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.  Practical experience of general salon duties, reception skills, communication and customer care is included.  Specific skills in shampooing, conditioning, basic scalp massage, drying hair, colouring hair and cutting hair are developed.  Current fashion trends are identified from a variety of sources, with candidates having the opportunity to experiment to produce an image which reflects these trends.  Emphasis throughout all Units is on the employability skills and attitudes which will help to prepare candidates for the workplace.

Semester 1 - Units to be completed:

All units integrated across both semesters

  • Working  in  a Salon
  • Salon Skills
  • Introduction to Colour
  • Creative trends

 

Semester 2 - Units to be completed:

All units integrated across both semesters

  • Working  in  a Salon
  • Salon Skills
  • Introduction to Colour
  • Creative trends

Assessment Method for each of the Listed Units for this programme:

The qualification will be delivered holistically. The candidate will be taught practical skills and given underpinning knowledge for all the above units.

Assessment opportunities will be given in a realistic working environment giving the candidate the opportunity to practice skills required for employment.

  • Open book assessment
  • Performance evidence

Describe how the pupils will be encouraged to develop Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work:

Successful Learners: Communication skills, develop IT, awareness of own needs, review learning, creativity, responsible for own learning,

Confident individuals: self-respect and awareness, giving clear information, follow instruction.

Responsible Citizens: Friends and family days, show respect for others, develop understanding of other social and cultural lifestyles, take responsibly for own learning, employability skills.

Effective Contributors: Problem solve in practical areas, creativity, communicate with customers and colleagues, team work, approachable, competition work.

If there are opportunities within this programme to progress, please describe them below:

Learners from this programme may progress onto Level 5 or 6 Hairdressing or Level 5 or 6 Beauty Care & Make Up, fulltime programmes at college, or seek employment in the industry.