Diploma in Hairdressing (Level 1 & 2)

Course Overview

A hairdresser is a person whose occupation is to cut or style hair in order to change or maintain a person's image.

Duration: 7 months
Requirement: J.H.S or its equivalent


The Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing is a vocational qualification which focuses on a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge required in the Hairdressing Industry. The qualification is designed to provide occupational capability for employment or provide a sound platform onto further learning or training. Students from the Junior High School level are required to take the level 1 first then progress to read level 2 and 3.

Course Content:

  • Shampoo and Conditioning
  • Styling Women's Hair
  • Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Present a Professional Image
  • The Art of Dressing Hair
  • Working with others in the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Create and maintain retail displays in the salon
  • Follow health and safety in the salon
  • Salon reception duties
  • Colour hair using temporary colour
  • Create a hair and beauty image
  • Basic Hair Plaiting
  • Plaiting and Twisting Hair
  • Styling Men's Hair
  • Provide Scalp Massage Services
  • Style and Finish African Type Hair
  • Promote Products and Services to Clients in the Salon


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