Level 1 Hairdressing Study Programme

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Borehamwood Open Days
19th March 2020 29th July 2020
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Course Overview

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Prepare yourself for an apprenticeship with our Level 1 study programme. This qualification will introduce you to the practical skills needed across the hairdressing industry, and will provide a foundation for future learning. You will be performing hair services as well as assisting others in the salon. 

The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy (LHAA) is a dynamic and innovative vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing and barbering training at one of our state of the art hairdressing academies in Borehamwood, Camden, Chiswick, Croydon and Loughton. 

The training I have received at the LHAA was excellent - within 6 months my hairdressing skills were really good. My Salon Owner was so impressed that he allowed me to work on clients doing blow-dries, preparing for colour and I have even done the hair for a wedding party. 

Robyn, Borehamwood

Course Details

This is a part-time course that will be taught using a mix of academy and home learning. It will include practical hairdressing units, employability skills, a short work placement, industry enrichment and Level 1 maths and English. 

This course is designed to provide a foundation for future courses at the LHAA. Once you have completed the programme you will be able to progress onto our beauty, hair or barbering apprenticeship programme, where you will be working full time in a salon or spa, and attending our academy one day a week – earning as you learn. 

Entry Requirements

This course is open to anyone aged 16-19 who is interested in the hair and beauty industry. There are no minimum grades or previous experience required. 

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a mix of practical work, and traditional theory tests. 

How long is the course and when does it start?

This course takes 7 months to complete. We will have start dates in September across all 5 of our academies. 

Course Units

  • Presenting a professional image in a salon
  • Follow health and safety in the salon
  • Colour hair using temporary colour
  • Create an image using colour for the hair and beauty sector
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Styling women’s hair
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Employment rights and responsibilities in the hair and beauty sector
  • Developing self
  • Preparation for work
  • Managing your own money
  • Working as a group
  • Working towards goals
  • Dealing with problems in daily life
  • Healthy living
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