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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Hairdressing


Course Code:  5M3351 HW
Award Code(s):  5M3351
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is designed for students who are interested in a career in Hairdressing. Students will study and practise all aspects of women's and men's hairdressing tailored to meet the needs of the hairdressing industry.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updted and to meet demands.

Year 1:
Hairdressing Theory and Practice
Consulting and Diagnosing Hair and Scalp Conditions
Shampooing and Conditioning
Blow-drying and Setting
Cutting Women's Hair
Colouring
Perming and Neutralising
Hair Science
Skin, Hair and Head Diseases, Hygiene and Safety
Hairdressing Processes
Salon Environment
Barbering Techniques
Client Care for Men
Men's Cutting Techniques
Facial Hair Cutting
Work Experience
Communications
Safety and Health at Work
Retail Selling

Year 2:
Hairdressing Theory and Practice
Reception Duties
Promotion of Products and Services
Consulting and Diagnosing Hair and Scalp Conditions
Shampooing and Conditioning
Blow-drying, Setting and Hair Up Styling
Cutting Women's and Men's Hair
Colouring to include Foil Mche and Wraps
Theme-based Photo Shoot
Creative Styling
Creative Hair-Up Styling
Wig and Hairpiece Styling
Hair Extensions including Bonding, Clip & Weft techniques

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Dressmaker   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
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Designer/maker   Fashion Stylist  
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Hairdresser   Funeral Director  
Personal Trainer   Tailor  
Wigmaker   Massage Therapist  
Hair & Scalp specialist   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Fashion & Beauty
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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