Hairdressing

Customer care skills and creativity will take you a long way in this dynamic industry.

Have you got a talent for making other people look great?

If so, we offer a number of hairdressing courses to ensure that you are a cut above the rest.

Our courses can prepare you for a successful career – from teaching and training to working in or running your own salon.

You will be given the chance to hone your skills on real customers within a real working environment.

At Stephenson College we offer the courses to give you a great start in this dynamic and fastpaced industry.

What’s happening in the industry?

Hairdressing and Beauty salons have both been named in the top 10 most popular start-ups in the United Kingdom in the last year, and for good reason. There are around 300,000 people working in this popular sector which annually generates and contributes a massive £7 billion to the UK economy.

Of the 300,000 people who work in the hair and beauty industry, half are self-employed and work their own hours, with part-time work proving popular. With average spend on hair and beauty treatments on the rise year-by-year, there has never been a better time to take that first step at breaking into this industry.

Courses

18/19
Advanced Apprenticeship Hairdressing - Hairdressing - Level 3

Hairdressing is an extremely exciting business and there are many different opportunities. Most progressive salons will expect their staff to attain the NVQ Level 3 Diploma. This course is designed to build on your passion for the hairdressing industry using your existing knowledge and is aimed at committed stylists who are interested in enhancing their career in the industry.

18/19
Hair and Beauty - Hair Professional - Level 2

The Hair Professional Apprenticeship is for anyone who is serious about a career in this exciting industry. You will gain the skills you need to work in a hairdressing salon - everything from shampooing and cutting to perming and colouring. A Hairdressing apprenticeship gives you the techniques and experience to start or develop your career in the hair industry.

18/19
Hairdressing Services Diploma Level 3

Hairdressing Services Diploma Level 3 is for anyone who is serious about continuing their career in this exciting industry. This course will help increase your basic existing knowledge and skills and develop them to a higher standard.

18/19
Hairdressing Services Diploma Level 3 - Leicester Hair Academy

Hairdressing Services Diploma Level 3 is for anyone who is serious about continuing their career in this exciting industry. This course will help increase your basic existing knowledge and skills and develop them to a higher standard.

18/19
Hairdressing VRQ Diploma Level 2

Want to launch your career as a hairdresser? Whether you need to learn haircutting basics or gain specialist skills to move up the ladder, this qualification is for you. This can cover everything from shampooing and conditioning to styling and dressing.

19/20
Hairdressing VRQ Diploma Level 2 - Full Time

Want to launch your career as a hairdresser? Whether you need to learn haircutting basics or gain specialist skills to move up the ladder, this qualification is for you. This can cover everything from shampooing and conditioning to styling and dressing.

19/20
Hairdressing VRQ Diploma Level 3 - Full Time

Hairdressing VRQ Diploma Level 3 is for anyone who is serious about continuing their career in this exciting industry. This course will help increase your basic existing knowledge and skills and develop them to a higher standard.

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Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector Diploma Level 1 - Full Time

You will cover basic hairdressing and beauty techniques and experience working in a salon environment. The course will give you an introduction to working as a hairdresser or beauty therapist. You will develop skills and knowledge in areas such as skincare, make-up, manicures, basic colouring techniques and styling the hair. You will also get the chance to develop more general skills such as customer care which are needed to assist with working in a hair and beauty setting. On successful completion students can progress to level 2.