Skills for Work Hairdressing Level 4
|Group||Attendance Pattern||Location||Duration||SCQF Level||Year Group|
|Mixed Schools||Tuesday 9-11am and Thursday 2-4pm||
UHI Perth, Crieff Road Campus
|Perth High School||Monday 2.10-3.40pm||
UHI Perth Crieff Road Campus
|St John's Academy||Tuesday 9-11am and Thursday 2-3.30pm||St John's Academy||1 Year||4||S4|
|Perth Academy||Monday 9am - 10.30am or Friday 2-3.30pm||UHI Perth, Crieff Road Campus||1 Year||4||S4|
All groups should apply for the course using the link below, UHI Perth Schools Team will coordinate group allocation with schools.
About this course
About this course
This course is designed to provide a basic hairdressing qualification which reflects the initial apprenticeship skills required by the hairdressing industry. You will develop basic practical skills, knowledge and understanding of the hairdressing industry together with transferable employability skills required for the workplace.
There are four units within this award:
Creativity – this unit focuses on encouraging individuality and expression of creativity. You will design your own mood board and work towards completion of your own unique hairstyle on a mannequin head.
Working in the Salon – you will learn the practical skills involved in carrying out salon duties. These consist of shampooing and conditioning hair, hair up techniques and blow-drying hair.
Employability Techniques – you will gain an understanding of the importance of working with others within a team and customer care. You will learn how to communicate effectively and confidently.
Salon Awareness – this unit provides a first-hand introduction to working within a hair salon. You will gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of staff and an awareness of career opportunities.
This course is aimed at S4 pupils. There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will be invited to attend an interview with a College member of staff to discuss your application.