Hairdressing (Year 1)
This is a one year course which consists of intensive training in the skills and education required for the Hairdressing Industry with the option to continue for a further year to a higher level of hairdressing in Crumlin College. Training is provided in the fully-equipped College hairdressing salons. Our work experience programme offers students the opportunity to further develop their skills in selected and approved hairdressing salons.
- QQI - Hairdressing Award, Level 5 5M3351
- Department of Education & Skills - Junior Trade Hairdressing Certificate
Crumlin College is a major provider of courses for the Hairdressing Industry including training for apprentices for Junior Trade and Senior Trade; short courses for updating Hairdressing Skills and the Masters Diploma Course for qualified hairdressers. These part-time courses can be combined with a salon apprenticeship. Upon successful completion of this course, students may gain placement as a Senior First Year Apprentice in a high-profile hairdressing salon or progress to Year 2 Hairdressing in Crumlin College.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent - exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.
- Shampooing & Conditioning
- Setting & Blow Styling
- Basic Colour & Permanent Waving
- Basic Cutting Techniques
- Reception & Client Consultation
- Basic Upstyling
- Wig Fitting
- Hair Extensions
- Diagnosis of Hair & Scalp
- Salon Health & Safety/Hygiene
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Personal Effectiveness
- Customer Service
- Safety & Health at Work
Hairdressing (Year 2)
This is a one year course which involves on and off-the-job training in Hairdressing. This will include 3 days College training in the fully-equipped hairdressing salon. Students who successfully complete this course may gain placement as a 2nd or 3rd year Apprentice in a high-profile hairdressing salon.
- Department of Education & Skills - Senior Trade Hairdressing Certificate.
- QQI Modules - Level 5 and 6
On successful completion of this course, students may gain placement as a Junior Stylist. Students can progress to further hairdressing training in Crumlin College with evening part-time courses - short courses for updating of hairdressing skills & the 2-Year Masters Diploma Course which is certified by the Irish Hairdressers Federation (IHF).
Possible Career Opportunities:
- Qualified Hairdresser
- Salon Instructor
- Salon Manager / Owner
- Company Technician
- Artistic Director
- Theatre / Fashion Photographic Styling
Minimum Entry Requirements
Successful completion of Hairdressing Award (FETAC(QQI) Level 5) and of Junior Trade Certificate. All entry is subject to interview.
- Barbering Techniques
- Colour Selection & Consultation
- Permanent Waving
- Maintenance of Tools
- Fashion Cutting & Styling
- Design Skills
- Image Processing
- Work Experience
- Care & Maintenance of Hairdressing Tools
- Hairdressing Science
- Salon Health, Safety and Hygiene
- Principles of Colour & Perming
- Business Management
- Creative Styling