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Hairdressing at SCQF Level 5

MA Hairdressing at SCQF Level 5
Entry requirements
Candidates must be working in salon for a minimum of 3 months and
achieve a work-based assessment.
Course content

Included in this course are the units:
• Shampoo and condition hair and scalp
• Style and finish hair
• Set and dress hair
• Colour and lighten hair
• Cut hair using basic techniques
• Advice and consult with clients
• Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
• Plait and twist hair
• Fulfil salon reception duties

More information on the MA Hairdressing Framework can be found on the Skills Development Scotland (SDS) website.
Qualifications achieved
Each apprentice is required to achieve the following qualification:
  • SVQ in Hairdressing at SCQF Level 5
Core skills
Each apprentice is required to achieve the following core skills:
  • Communication SCQF Level 3
  • Working With Others SCQF Level 3
  • Problem Solving SCQF Level 3
  • Information and Communication Technology SCQF Level 3
  • Numeracy SCQF Level 3

The programme takes on average 18 months to complete. Candidates
will be work based and are reviewed by an assessor every 3-4 weeks
throughout the duration of the programme.

Future prospects

MA Level 3 Hairdressing or NC Hairdressing SCQF Level 6.

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