Course Type: Full Time

Level 1 Hairdressing

  • Course Code HAIEAT003A
  • Start Date 2nd September 2019
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

Studying both hairdressing and beauty therapy, you’ll work in our professional salon, Baltic Salon and Spa on paying clients. With a focus on hairdressing techniques, you’ll develop skills in colour enhancement, plaiting and twisting, cutting techniques, creative styling and the art of dressing. You’ll undertake a work experience placement one day a week to help develop your communication and creativity skills and have the chance to enter national competitions. On completion you can progress to our Level 2 in Hairdressing.

  • Colour enhancement
  • Plaiting & twisting
  • Cutting techniques
  • Creative styling
  • Art of dressing

This course will begin your journey to showcase your creativity in preparation for Level 2 Hairdressing.  


Fast-track to an apprenticeship

If you can’t find the right apprenticeship vacancy or you want to do some studying first - no problem. You can start on a vocational study programme then once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available, we’ll help you transfer on to an apprenticeship

An interview is required and equipment is needed.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

You'll need good communication skills, plenty of enthusiasm and the ability to work with other people.

Required experience

You will need to be able to present a portfolio of work.

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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