Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Hairdressing | Creative Hair Design | VTCT Certificate Level 3

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: No formal entry requirements. Level 1-2 styling skills desirable Qualification: VTCT Certificate in Creative Hair Design Level 3 Awarding Body: VTCT

Why this course?

You will use your imaginative skills to create designs and artistic skill to style and dress hair.

This course is great for those with make-up artistry skills wishing to broaden their skill set, or for hairdressers wanting to develop their creativity and styling skills to a higher level.  

The MET Hairdressing Department benefits from having its own, professional salon that is open to the public and staffed by students.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0307-1C 01 Jul 2019 Central Brighton Mondays 10 weeks £536.00 Apply
CM0307-1C 29 Jun 2020 Central Brighton TBC 10 weeks £536.00 Apply

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Facilties at Brighton MET

  • Three well-equipped training salons and a commercial salon open to the public
  • High-end industry standard equipment and products
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks
Facilties at Brighton MET

You will be required to purchase additional kit and uniform for this course (cost TBC).  

Potential
Careers

Potential Careers

Hairdressing or beauty salon manager/proprietor

Typical Tasks:

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.
  • Controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff.
  • Provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems.
  • Ensures clients' records are maintained.
  • Undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy.
  • Checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met.
  • Demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products.
  • Ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 0.4% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £15,873

AVERAGE £27,651

POTENTIAL £50,603

Desired Skills:
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics

Hairdresser or barber

Typical Tasks:

  • Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.
  • Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
  • Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
  • Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
  • Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
  • Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
  • Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
  • Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
  • Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 5.1% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £12,578

AVERAGE £15,152

POTENTIAL £21,411

Desired Skills:
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Science
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
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