Hairdressing Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

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Hairdressing 5M3351

What is Hairdressing?

This one-year course would 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.

Course Content
The following modules will be offered:
• Hairdressing Theory & Practice • Retail Selling
• Reception and Frontline Office Skills • Communications
• Hairdressing Science • Customer Service
• Safety and Health at Work • Work Experience
• Practical Hairdressing Skills
• Word Processing

QQI Level 5 in Hairdressing 5M3351

Career Opportunities
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)

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other
equivalent qualification • Apply directly on
• All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications
***Course subject to SUSI approval and modules may be changed due
to availability and demand.

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