Sallynoggin College of Further EducationHairdressing and Beauty Specialist

Hairdressing and Beauty Specialist

South Dublin County
1 year
Further Education and PLC

Course description

This Hairdressing & Beauty Specialist Level 5 certificate offers the learner the practical and theoretical skills necessary for employment in the hairdressing sector and a broad introduction to the area of beauty specialist.

Course Content

  • Hairdressing Theory and Practice
    – Shampooing and Conditioning
    – Blow drying and Setting
    – Basic cutting and Styling
    – Colour Application, Diagnosis and Techniques
    – Perming and Neutralising
  • Hair Science
  • Creative Styling
  • Skin care, eye treatments and make-up
  • Manicure, pedicure and waxing
  • Work experience
  • Communications
  • Safety and Health at Work

Course Features and Facilities

  • Fully equipped hairdressing studios
  • Fully equipped beauty treatment rooms
  • Art Studio
  • Work placement in chosen field
  • Team building excursions
  • Visits to and from industry specialists
  • Photo-shoots in collaboration withFashion and Photography departments
  • Access to fully equipped IT suitesand Library
  • Wifi and Moodle

Workshops include

  • Visits to and from industry specialists
  • Spray tanning
  • Fashion up-styling
  • Special occasion make-up
  • First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Wellbeing & Resilience

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent, LCA or relevant experience


Mature applicants welcome

Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.

Employment Opportunities

Continue training in the Hairdressing Industry to complete a Hairdressing Apprenticeship.

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