SVQ/MA Hairdressing SCQF Level 5

Candidates must be employed within the Hairdressing and Service Industries to undertake this course.

This training course aims to establish the skills and knowledge required for a career in hairdressing and the service industries. It will develop competence and efficiency in all aspects of hairdressing and encourage the ability and confidence to meet the needs of the hairdressing industry. The course also provides assessment for training delivered both within the workplace and the College.

SVQ Hairdressing SCQF Level 5
7  Mandatory Units and 1 Optional Unit, these may include:
• Style and Finish Hair
• Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
• Cut Hair Using Basic Techniques
• Advise and Consult with clients
• Shampoo, Condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Colour and lighten hair
• Undertake Salon Reception Duties
As well asthe above SVQ, Modern Apprenticeship candidates undertake the following:
• 5 Core Skills at SCQF Level 3

Candidates may progress to an VQ Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship or SVQ Level 3 in Hairdressing.

Applicants should be in full-time employment or have a placement with employer’s approval and support to undertake the course.  A good educational background would be an advantage.  Applicants are selected by a practical interview and should have 3-6months salon experience.

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

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