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They say that life is more beautiful when you meet the right hairdresser

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They say that life is more beautiful when you meet the right hairdresser. Do you have a passion for everything hair-related? From hair care to styling, you can develop the skills you need to become the right hairdresser or barber with this all-encompassing BIFE course. 

Upon successful completion of year one, you will be offered a place in the more advanced year two course, where all aspects of women’s and men’s hairdressing will be covered and you will be able to hone your skills to perfection.

Certification: QQI Level 5 Award in Hairdressing / Level 2 VRQ (3002) Level 2 Diploma in Women’s and Men’s Hairdressing

Duration: Two Years

Location: Bray Institute of Further Education

Programme of Study

Year One

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.

Hairdressing 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.

Communications;

Work Experience;

Retail Selling;

Safety and Health at Work.

Year Two

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 Méche and Wraps,
  • These-Based Photo Shoot.

Creative Styling:

  • Creative Hair Up Styling,
  • Wig and Hairpiece Styling,
  • Hair Extensions including Bonding,
  • Clip and Weft Techniques.

Components subject to change.

Entry Requirements: Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Leaving Certificate Applied with a Merit Profile. Full QQI Level 4 Award with a Merit Profile. Mature Applicants – experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications. Places are offered following a successful interview. Learners must source their own work placement.

Why not take those first steps now? Call Bray Institute of Further Education on 085 745 9943 for more information on enrolling and starting your new career.

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