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Activate Learning is based at City of Oxford College.
Tel: 0800 612 6008
The course covers a wide range of treatments, client care and consultation, styling, and understanding hair growth and growth patterns.
Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.
09 Sep 2019
You will learn to cleanse and condition, cut and style, colour and permanently wave hair. You will work on a range of clients of different ages, genders and ethnicities to develop your competence to work on all clients. You will also learn theory to complement your practical work.
This course consists of a mixture of practical and commercial classes, theory projects, independent study, tutorial sessions and assessments. Work experience is also an important element of this course.
This course gives you the professional training you need for the next step in your career, allowing you to progress into the industry. Working in our Salon will allow you to gain first-hand experience of a commercial salon and gain excellent skills in all elements of styling hair. This vocational qualification will enhance your chances of employment and progression onto future courses.
I now work in the college salon. I run self-care workshops using Emotional Freedom Techniques. My whole college journey has opened so many doors for me.”
Level 1 Hairdressing and Functional Skills or entry by successful interview with an emphasis on life skills, employer references, previous education and communication skills. It is essential to purchase personal equipment and salon work wear costing £400-£500.
Applying for one of our programmes is easy.
You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application. As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.) Printed application forms are also available. Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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