What is hairdressing?
This new one-year course would both prepare students for the ever expanding world of hairdressing and haircare. This is the ideal starting point for a successful and fulfilling career in the hairdressing industry. Students develop the required skills to work in a professional salon and also perfect the customer communication essential to its success. The course will cover all key areas of hairdressing which will enhance students’ techniques, and their creative and inter-personal skills. This course caters for school leavers and mature learners. It is an intense one-year programme which requires a high level of commitment and enthusiasm.
The following modules will be offered in 2019 subject to availability and demand:
• Hairdressing Theory & Practice
• Retail Selling
• Reception and Frontline Office Skills
• Hairdressing Science
• Customer Service
• Safety and Health at Work
• Work Experience
• Practical Hairdressing Skills
• Word Processing
QQI Level 5 in Hairdressing 5M3351
Graduates who qualify in this area can pursue a career in styling, theatrical film work, general hairdressing work, hairdressing retail outlets or it can lead to placement as a senior 1st year apprentice in a hairdressing salon. Further study for junior/senior trade certificates beauty salons, make-up and skin care consultancies, or work in leisure centres, cruise liners or in health farms. Graduates may further their study at level 6 in the beauty industry or any level 7 or level 8 courses at Blanchardstown IT, Dun Laoghaire, IADT, etc. and IT colleges.
Higher Education Progression
Dunboyne: Hairdressing Senior Trade (Level 6, 1 Year)
• Leaving Cert, LCVP or LCA
• Mature Students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications