Hairdressing courses have been on offer at the College for the last two years. The Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and the Level 1 introductory Certificate have been delivered very successfully so far. In addition we are now offering year 12 students the opportunity to study level 3 certificate in hairdressing. This will enhance skills they have already gained, whilst offering new ones such as cutting and perming.Our brand new state of the art salon is open and the students are enjoying the most fantastic training environment. Whilst using only the highest quality Wella products, allowing all students to access a very exciting and challenging opportunity in hairdressing. We are very proud to be sponsored by a world wide giant such as Wella. Working with Wella offers extra curricular training opportunities that are passed onto, and directly benefit the students on the course. Wella allow us to have training experiences both in their London studio for Years 10 and 11. Whilst offering the chance to attend their New York Training centres for year 12 students, all of which serves to compliment the continuous learning of our students. On an annual basis the students are able to attend Salon International in London; this is an excellent opportunity for students to see how the industry they are entering into works. It offers the chance to experience how the industry is ever changing, keeping up with new styles and techniques in a truly awe-inspiring atmosphere of lights and glamour. With such an exciting opportunity for students and opportunities for the wider community in West Somerset, Hairdressing in the Skills and Enterprise Centre is the place to be. From October the College will be open to the general public, we will be offering all aspects of ladies and men’s hairdressing. This will be carried out by students studying both Level 2 and Level 3 courses, all with a fully qualified member of staff. For information and an appointment please call the salon on: 01643 700317l Hairdressing is part of the Vocational Curriculum team. At present, the Team consists of:
The Skills and Enterprise Centre has state of the art facilities. The salon has been furbished to the very highest standards indicated in the images below. The salon has the following features:
From September 2008 Pre 16: Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing Post 16: BTEC National Certificate in Hairdressing We would also like to include NVQ qualifications, Key Skills and work experience where possible. Pre 16 we have 45 students studying the courses. Post 16 option numbers are healthy and should allow us to get the course off to a flying start in the sixth form.