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Cavan Institute
Hairdressing Year 1

This Hairdressing (Year 1) course provides a comprehensive introduction to the core skills that are required to work in the hairdressing industry.

Hairdressing Year 1

5M3351

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Further Study

At Cavan Institute:

Upon successful completion of year 1 hairdressing, students can progress to year 2 hairdressing where they will complete the City and Guilds Level 2 diploma in women's hairdressing, study for the Department of Education Senior Trades and specialised level 6 modules​.


Elsewhere:

Should a student wish to pursue an alternative career path after completing year 1, they can use their qualification to gain entry to higher education. Students who have gained a full QQI level 5 award in any discipline are eligible to apply to the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).

Career Opportunities

Most students work part-time throughout the course in a junior/trainee capacity in a salon. On completion of year 2 hairdressing, students will be fully qualified with an international diploma.

Certification

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hairdressing 5M3351

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing 3002-61

Department of Education Junior Trade Certificate

5M3351

Course Fees

€1,160

Was:

€200

Now:

Course Content

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hairdressing 5M3351

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing 3002-61

Department of Education Junior Trade Certificate

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hairdressing

City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing

Department of Education Junior Trade Certificate


Hairdressing Practical

Barbering Techniques

Hairdressing Science

Hairdressing Theory

Work Experience

Customer Service

Retail Selling

Safety and Health



About This Course

This is year one of a two-year course. The course is aimed at those who have an interest in hairdressing and would like to pursue a career in hairdressing. Subjects within the course are tailored to suit the hairdressing industry and include cutting, styling, colouring, perming, shampoo and condition and barbering techniques.  Students will learn and practice their skills in the onsite hairdressing salons and will have the opportunity to work on models. Work experience is an integral part of the course enhancing employability skills.

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Edel Hennessy

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Edel Hennessy

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Kevin Patterson Hayes

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Aoife O'Flynn

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