Introduction to the Hairdressing Industry Level 2

Course code: ABC926
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Develop your knowledge of the hair dressing industry, from home!

  • State the most common types of risks and hazards in a hairdressing salon and be confident in taking such action to minimise the occurrence of accidents and spillages
  • Discuss the best ways of adopting and promoting a professional image through communication, behaviour, dress and team working
  • Explain the processes involved in client consultation and the reasons for these methods
  • List and discuss a variety of services available to clients in the hairdressing salon and consider the promotion of additional products and services
  • Explain the importance of clear communication and the main tasks involved in salon reception duties
  • List and describe the main roles and career paths in the hairdressing industry
Course Overview

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All your course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Introduction to the Hairdressing Industry Level 2.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course Content
  • Hazards and risks
  • Responsibilities of various salon staff
  • Health and safety regulations
  • Importance of personal presentation
  • Safe working practices in the salon
  • Sterilisation of equipment
  • Positive and negative examples of verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Creating a professional image
  • How negative attitude and behaviour effects clients
  • How lifestyle plays an important part in portraying a professional image
  • Main hairdressing services
  • Basic hair types, textures and growth patterns
  • Hair tests and consequences of failure to do so
  • Adverse hair and scalp conditions
  • Infections and infestations
  • Procedures in preparing the client
  • Procedures in preparing the backwash area
  • The structure of hair
  • Basic shampooing and conditioning techniques
  • Techniques and products to suit particular hair and scalp types
  • Basic face shapes and suggest suitable hair styles for each
  • Basic styling techniques
  • Styling products and their uses
  • Research a variety of styles and explain the techniques used to achieve them
  • Range of careers in the hairdressing industry
  • Staffing structure of a hairdressing business
  • Research a hairdressing job role in detail
  • Personal and professional skills required in a particular hairdressing job
Extra Info

Assessment

You will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take you 12 months to complete. This gives you well over enough time to complete your studies.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you or sent by email, it’s that easy. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

No skills are needed to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

 

* Not included with the online study option

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Introduction to the Hair Dressing Industry Level 2.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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