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Level: N/A

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 6.50

Start: 01/08/2016

Days / Times: Monday 09:30 to 16:30

Tuition (£): 80.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course is designed to give those who have little or no experience in hairdressing some knowledge and skills in cutting ladies' hair. 

Entry requirements

You do not need any experience in cutting hair.

Course Content

You will cover:

  • Health and safety
  • Handling tools and equipment
  • Sectioning techniques and preparation of the hair
  • Cutting the hair
  • Finishing techniques

How will I be assessed?

There are no assessments for this course.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There is no kit required. However you may want to purchase a cutting head for further practice during and after the course.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

You may want to consider enrolling on the Intermediate Diploma course in women's hair at Derby College.


You may consider an apprenticeship in hairdressing.


* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

About the Roundhouse »

Katie Weeds

Katie Weeds

A head start in becoming a salon owner

Former hair apprentice Katie Weeds opened her own salon within a year of qualifying via Derby College – at the age of just 19.

Now running the Katie Weeds 1853 Hair Design Studio in Belper, she had set her heart on launching a hairdressing business ever since taking a Saturday job in a salon. After leaving school, she started an apprenticeship with a local hairdresser and completed her NVQs in October 2014.

She praises the College’s training facilities and the supportive, encouraging staff. She also enjoyed interesting assignments such as creating styles for a 1960s avant-garde photo shoot.

Given her business success so far, Katie’s long-term plan is to open more salons and then franchise the Katie Weeds name.

Taking an apprenticeship gave me the hands-on training I needed to be able to qualify as a hair stylist and open my own salon. What I love most about my job is making people feel better about themselves.
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