Course Description

Pre- Apprenticeship Hairdressing

Dunboyne College of Further Education

This one-year course will prepare students to work in the hairdressing and haircare industries. 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 interpersonal skills. This course caters for school leavers and mature students.

It is an intense, one-year programme, which requires a high level of commitment, attendance and enthusiasm.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Hairdressing Theory and Practice
• Hairdressing Science
• Customer Service
• Theatrical Make-Up
• Safety and Health at Work
• Work Experience
• Word Processing
• Creative Styling
• Retail Selling
• Skin Care Eye treatments and Make-Up

• Level 5 Hairdressing 5M3351
• ITEC qualifications in Skincare and Makeup
• To successful complete ITEC qualifications students must meet ITEC attendance requirement

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Course Code 5M3351
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Beauty, Hairdressing & Hairstyling
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration One Year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Hairdressing 5M3351
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path 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 and senior trade certificates can be undertaken in Dunboyne College. Graduates may further their study at Level 6 in the hair industry in Dunboyne College of Further Education or any level 7 or level 8 degrees at technological universities around the country. EMPLOYMENT PROGRESSION Students from this course are well placed to enter hairdressing apprenticeships or to gain employment in hairdressing salons. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: DCFE: Hairdressing Senior Trade (Level 6, 1 Year) Direct to Employment Hairdressing Apprenticeship Level 7 or level 8 degrees at technological universities around the country.
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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Dunboyne College of Further Education
Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Meath
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