Course overview

Women’s Hairdressing City of Bristol College

This part-time, one-year course will give you skills and knowledge to help you find employment within the hair industry.

It can help you progress to a Level 3 course and Higher Education. You will attend college once a week for either a half-day or an evening class.

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is for adults aged 19 and over who have a vested interest in the industry. You will want to turn your interest in hair design and styling into a creative, practical and sociable career.

This course has lots of opportunities for you to progress and develop.

What you'll learn

Hairdressing is an ever-popular industry in society.

With the help of this course, you will grow your knowledge from its foundations to grasp different areas of the topic. Subjects you will study include:

  • cutting
  • styling
  • colouring
  • shampooing and conditioning
  • communicating with clients.

The skills you learn can be transferred onto more advanced courses. This includes our Women’s Hairdressing Level 3 course.

Entry requirements

To join this course, you need five GCSEs, including completing a writing task to ensure you are working at Level 1 or equivalent.

You must have a keen interest in the subject, good interpersonal skills and the ability to study independently and meet deadlines.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is taught at college in our industry-standard professional hair salons.

You will have opportunities to work with real clients and paying customers. In addition, you will take part in hair and photographic competitions, where you will refine and showcase your skills and creativity.

Your teachers have a wealth of professional and teaching experience as well as excellent links with local employers and industry experts. You will have opportunities to learn with employers, as you will complete roughly 36 hours of work experience in the academic year. You will also have the opportunity to attend talks from different industry professionals, such as Goldwell and Steiner.

Your work will be assessed continually through practical assessments, assignments and online assessments. If you study English and Maths, these subjects will be assessed by exams.

Future career and study opportunities

This qualification is recognised by The Hair Council, so you will be able to progress into a career as a junior stylist with a wide range of establishments such as hair salons, spas, hotels and cruise ships.

Alternatively, you could:

  • seek an apprenticeship to continue your training while you work
  • progress to a higher-level hairdressing course to develop your technical and creative abilities. This could extend your career opportunities, for example by working in fashion, media, TV or film.

Additional costs

You will need to buy your uniform which costs £29-32 and the hairdressing kit which costs £150. If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

Fees and applications

Please hover over the ‘i’ button to find out more about course fees and applications.

Women’s Hairdressing College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGP1775B01-1
Dates
14/09/2020 - 21/06/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Women’s Hairdressing SBSA
Bristol
Course Code
LMP1775B01-1
Dates
11/09/2020 - 02/07/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Fri
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Women’s Hairdressing College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGP1775B01-3
Dates
17/09/2020 - 24/06/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
15:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Women’s Hairdressing College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGP1775B01-2
Dates
15/09/2020 - 22/06/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Tues
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
15:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Women’s Hairdressing College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGP1775B01-1
Dates
14/09/2020 - 21/06/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Women’s Hairdressing SBSA
Bristol
Course Code
LMP1775B01-1
Dates
11/09/2020 - 02/07/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Fri
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGP1775B01-1 14/09/2020 - 21/06/2021 1 years Mon 5.00 09:15 College Green Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
LMP1775B01-1 11/09/2020 - 02/07/2021 1 years Fri 5.00 09:15 SBSA
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
LGP1775B01-3 17/09/2020 - 24/06/2021 1 years Thurs 5.00 15:15 College Green Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
LGP1775B01-2 15/09/2020 - 22/06/2021 1 years Tues 5.00 15:15 College Green Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
LGP1775B01-1 14/09/2020 - 21/06/2021 1 years Mon 5.00 09:15 College Green Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
LMP1775B01-1 11/09/2020 - 02/07/2021 1 years Fri 5.00 09:15 SBSA
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.