Our full-time courses enable you to gain hands-on practical skills and underpinning knowledge within our on-site salons. We have highly qualified and specialised lecturers who are active practitioners within their field of expertise.

This course is run over 3 days a week with one late commercial evening session.

You will learn

  • Health and safety in the hairdressing salon
  • Styling and finishing hair
  • Advising and consulting with clients
  • Shampooing, conditioning and treating hair and scalp
  • Colouring and lightening hair
  • Setting and dressing hair
  • Cutting hair using basic techniques
  • How to give a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Promoting additional services or products to clients
  • Reception duties
  • Plaiting and twisting

You will also develop your literacy, numeracy, ICT and presentation skills.

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, external examinations, on-line global examinations and continual practical assessments.

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above. Equivalent qualifications are accepted, including a Pass at Level 1

This course is aimed at students aged 16+. You will be required to purchase a training kit, training heads and a uniform.

You will be able to progress onto the full-time Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing or Level 2 NVQ Barbering.

You could get the opportunity to work in hairdressing salons, spas, beauty salons or television and theatre.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £495*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

This course is run over 3 days a week with one late commercial evening session.

You will learn

  • Health and safety in the hairdressing salon
  • Styling and finishing hair
  • Advising and consulting with clients
  • Shampooing, conditioning and treating hair and scalp
  • Colouring and lightening hair
  • Setting and dressing hair
  • Cutting hair using basic techniques
  • How to give a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Promoting additional services or products to clients
  • Reception duties
  • Plaiting and twisting

You will also develop your literacy, numeracy, ICT and presentation skills.

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, external examinations, on-line global examinations and continual practical assessments.

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above. Equivalent qualifications are accepted, including a Pass at Level 1

This course is aimed at students aged 16+. You will be required to purchase a training kit, training heads and a uniform.

You will be able to progress onto the full-time Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing or Level 2 NVQ Barbering.

You could get the opportunity to work in hairdressing salons, spas, beauty salons or television and theatre.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £495*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

This is one of our busier campuses and is located within walking distance of Bridgend town centre. It offers a wide range of courses from Childhood Studies and Fashion to Hair and Beauty, Hospitality and Travel and Independent Living Skills.

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