This certified evening course offers you an introduction to the professional world of hairdressing with the best training with essential knowledge and techniques necessary for the Hairdressing Industry.

We will complete the QQI Hairdressing Theory and Practice module (5N3345) which is an essential basic step in any hairdressing career. The course is delivered in our state of the art hairdressing Salon.

Learners will be able to:
Discuss and identify hair and scalp conditions to include contagious and non-contagious disorders
Discuss a suitable hairstyle for a client taking into account, age, lifestyle, face shape, hair growth patterns and texture
Illustrate the differences between an acid and alkaline, and exothermic permanent wave lotion
Recommend correct salon and after care products for a range of hair types and scalp conditions
Illustrate the structure of the hair and skin to include porosity and elasticity of hair6
Discuss and use appropriately electrical equipment and hairdressing tools, relevant in a salon context
Apply a variety of setting rollers, and techniques to wet hair including the application of hair products to achieve movement and curl in a client’s hair
Apply pin curls and finger waves to achieve movement and curl in a client’s hair
Employ a varied selection of brushes and combs to create movement and body, to include the application of hair products, when blow drying a client’s hair
Correctly measure and mix, according to manufacturer’s instructions, hair colour to include carrying out a skin/patch test
Implement good salon and personal hygiene to include Health and Safety responsibilities
Employ the nine/six section methods to wind a basic permanent wave, to include a brick wind and choosing correct perm rod size
Discuss and apply neutraliser, following manufacturer’s instructions
Construct a haircut using basic cutting methods to include one length, square layers, round layers and a bob
Analyse a client’s hair and scalp to determine the optimum shampoo and conditioner for best results
Employ professional standards when preparing clients for all salon services to include gowning, shampooing and conditioning
Practice correct massage movements when shampooing and conditioning to include effleurage, petrissage, rotary and friction
Demonstrate the application and development of hair colour, according to manufacturer’s instructions
Demonstrate the application and development of perm chemical, according to manufacturer’s instruction
Recommend, and apply, suitable treatments for different hair and scalp conditions using appropriate products, techniques and equipment on a client
Execute a variety of colouring techniques to include a virgin hair application, root application and application of a temporary, semi-permanent and quasi-permanent colour
Implement effective communication and customer service techniques when receiving clients, and assessing their requirements
Use appropriate appointments scheduling systems and telephone techniques, to record client details and process payments.