ACADEMY COURSES

TASTER DAYS
for people who are interested in pursuing hairdressing as a career option.  This will enable you to meet with the educators and experience the training that is on offer at the Academy.  Call or email to book an appointment with Stephen Davies on 01803/666478 or email Wildabouthair8@gmail.com

LEVEL 2 HAIRDRESSING VRQ
This is a 18 month to two- year course that teaches the skills of hairdressing from shampooing and conditioning also cutting, colouring, men’s cutting and blow drying.  This course includes work experience and this will enable you to learn valuable skills for your hairdressing in a true salon environment.  Private course students are exempt from studying Maths and English.  Torquay Academy students also study Maths and English GCSE at Torquay Academy sixth form if a GCSE grade C or above in these subjects have not already been achieved.

DURATION -  36 WEEKS

DAYS - TUESDAY

HOURS - 9.30-16.00

COST -   £2200.00 PLUS £100.00 REGISTRATION FEE (PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)  (Maths and English exempt)

FUNDING AVAILABLE - YES (16 -18 FUNDING MAY BE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST).

LEVEL 2  NVQ APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING 

We offer traineeships for learners who are new to hairdressing, this includes work experience within a salon to develop the skills required for an apprenticeship. We also cover writing CV and functional skills in Maths and English. We also teach you the theory and skills in hairdressing for shampooing and conditioning and blow drying and setting techniques.

Apprenticeships: We work closely with Salons in the bay who offer apprenticeships in hairdressing. We can organise interviews with salons who have vacancies and then we offer the training for your apprenticeship which can be salon based at your job or you can attend our academy once a week for your training. This will include Maths and English functional skills if you have not achieved GCSE level C or above. You will cover cutting, colouring, styling, reception, and shampooing and achieve a level 2 NVQ in hairdressing. This is a two- year course.

COST - PRICE ON APPLICATION

FUNDING AVAILABLE - YES (ON APPLICATION)

LEVEL 3 VTCT DIPLOMA IN HAIRDRESSING STUDIES 

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies is a technical qualification that provdes students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed hairdresser. 

This qualification is suitable for beginners, so no formal entry requirements are needed.  The course is also suitable for qualified Hairdressers who are seeking to refresh their skills and get up to speed with the current trends. 

The Diploma is based on the Hairdressing National Occup0ational Standards and is recognised by the UK's leading hairdressing trade bodies/professional associations as being fit for purpose for preparing students for a career as a hairdresser/stylist.

Students who complete this qualification are eligible to become a State Registered Hairdresser with The Hairdresssing Council.

Units include:

Promote and sell products and services to clients
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Cut women's hair to create a variety of looks.
Style and dress hair using a variety of looks
Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues
Creative hairdressing design skills

Requirements:

  • All products and resourtces will be provided for you in class.  A Kit is availabe for you to buy through the wholesalers.
  • Students will need to supply their own models
  • Students will need to complete homework to practice and perfect the skills taught.
  • Uniform for hairdressers at Wildabouthair is black and white only (no open toed shoes)20191001_141417jpg

ATTENDANCE: One day per week on a Tuesday and one day work experience

DURATION: 12 months to 18 months dependent on experience
FUNDING 

FUNDING AVAILABLE- FULLY FUNDED BY 19+ HAIRDRESSING LOAN

The course is fully funded via the Advanced Learner Loan (subject to eligibility.)
The course can be privately funded at a cost of £2853 including VAT.  Flexible payment plans are available from as little as £20.00 per week should you proceed with the privately funded payment option (Deposit required)
Interested? Apply today via the email option at the bottom of this page!  Or alternatively contact our friendly Recruitment Team on 01803666478 and ask to speak to Francine or Stephen



LEVEL 3 NVQ HAIRDRESSING PRIVATE COURSE AND APPRENTICESHIP

The purpose of the VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing qualification is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to be a hairdresser/stylist. This qualification is based on the Level 3 Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional hair associations (The Hair Council and National Hairdressing Federation) as being fit for purpose to prepare you for a career as a hairdresser/ stylist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and has both mandatory and optional units for you to achieve. The mandatory specialist units are; creatively style and dress hair, creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques, creatively colour and lighten hair, provide client consultation services. The optional section of this qualification allows you to choose specialist units you would like to study, depending upon your chosen career pathway as a hairdresser/stylist and includes; fulfill salon reception duties, provide a variety of relaxing services, hair colour correction services, provide creative hair extension services, create a variety of permed effects, develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills, provide specialist hair and scalp treatments, contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities, contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business, cut men’s hairstyles. You will be expected to gather evidence of both the practical skills and underpinning knowledge for each unit you study and create a ‘portfolio of evidence’ for the qualification. On successful completion of this qualification you will be in a position to apply for employment as a hairdresser/stylist.
Apprenticeships: We work closely with Salons in the bay who offer apprenticeships in hairdressing. We can organise interviews with salons who have vacancies and then we offer the training for your apprenticeship which can be salon based at your job or you can attend our academy once a week for your training. This will include Maths and English functional skills if you have not achieved GCSE level C or above. You will cover creatively cutting, creatively colouring, creatively styling, reception, and gents cutting to achieve a level 3 NVQ in hairdressing. This is a two- year course.

COST - PRICE ON APPLICATION

FUNDING AVAILABLE- FULLY FUNDED BY 19+ HAIRDRESSING LOAN


BARBERING Level 2 award cutting mens hair -  Cut hair using basic barbering techniques 

COURSE CODE  UN20GB3

WHAT IS COVERED:

This unit is about the precision cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks and neckline finishes for men using club cutting, scissor over comb, clipper over comb, thinning and freehand techniques. In this unit, razors will only be used for removing unwanted hair outside the outline shape.

DURATION -  22 WEEKS

DAYS - WEDS

HOURS -  9.30-12.00

COST - £442.00 (PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)

FUNDING AVAILABLE -  NO

BARBERING LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in the creative art of cutting men’s hair, the specialist work of cutting facial hair and how to offer a good consultation service for clients. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety whilst working in the barbering industry. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services.

DURATION -   20 WEEKS

DAYS - WEDS

HOURS - 9.30-15.30

COST - £700.00 (PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)

FUNDING AVAILABLE - NO


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