What you'll learn

This qualification will provide you with the skills needed to qualify as a Professional Hairdresser. You will be able to offer a wide range of treatments to clients and have a clear understanding of how your performance is directly related to the success of the business and your own salary. You will work towards the following units: creatively style and dress hair, hair colour correction services, creative hair design skills, hairdressing consultation services, cut hair using a combination of techniques and creatively colour and lighten hair.

Once you have enrolled on your Hairdressing course, we will order a beautiful tunic for you to wear each day that you are in College. You will need to provide your own black trousers and black shoes; you really will look like a Qualified Stylist.

Ideal if

You’ve worked in hairdressing or barbering for some time and want to develop your skills. You might want a broad qualification or to learn a particular technique, as well as developing your skills, and working towards gaining professional certification in the industry. You will learn a wide range of treatments on paying clients as well as learning the principles of operating a salon. The structure of this qualification provides learners with the flexibility to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway.



What to expect

You will learn in our training centre within a realistic work environment. Students practice with each other to start with and by the end of your qualification, you’ll be demonstrating your skills on paying clients. For each unit your assessor observes and asks questions as you perform tasks, to assess your practical skills. All your assessments take place in our salons and your understanding of theory will be tested by the completion of online tests. Your course is an End Point Assessment process with your tutor and a moderator.

What next

Once you have completed as a qualified hairdresser, you will be able to work in various types of businesses such as:

  • commercial salon
  • independent, self employed mobile hairdresser
  • cruise ships
  • 4* and 5*hotels & spas

This course attracts UCAS points! Pass = 32

Once you have completed this course and become a qualified Hairdresser, you will be able to work in various types of businesses or move onto Higher Education training in courses such as Salon Management.


Course Cost = £3345.00

Age 16-18 = Funded by the Department for Education

Fully Funded = £0.00 (for eligible students)

Reduced Fees / Co-Funded = Not applicable to this course

This qualification is available as a student loan:
Student Loans Company
ATL Advanced Learner Loans

This qualification can be completed via an Apprenticeship

Application for ages 16-18

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16 -1819+24+


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Thank you for completing the course application form. The details you have given me have been added to the course list which is due to start in September 2020. Next Steps: The course Administrator will contact you soon and arrange for you to come in to the centre which will give you the opportunity to meet the tutor and have a look around the centre. In the meantime, if you have any questions or queries, please give me a ring on 01752 202269 or pop a message to us on our Achievement Training Facebook page. Very best wishes, The admission team