Which qualifications at school would help to get onto a hairdressing course?
Criteria for each college will vary slightly so please check with the provider.
Generally 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) grade 4-9 including Maths & English are required.
However, some institutions would still accept if Maths & English not achieved, although further studying to GCSE are mandatory throughout the programme
However a level 4-9 in GCSE’s would mean your child wouldn’t need to do functional skills alongside their hairdressing qualification. If they score lower than a 4 then they would need to sit additional classes in maths and English alongside the hairdressing qualification.
Choose Hair is to educate and entice students into the hair industry. We work in conjunction with teachers, careers advisers and parents. To deliver free resources to empower students in their career choices.
The Choose Hair campaign was founded in 2017 by Emma Brady. Now, Emma has a strong team of 9 ambassadors that all work together on the campaign on a voluntary basis.
Choose Hair is devoted to delivering engaging learning to all students. We are committed to updating our learning resources on a continual basis. We would welcome your ideas and ask that if there are additional resources you would like to see contact us here.
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Our campaign is made up of 9 ambassadors we work together all on a voluntary basis to drive the campaign. Together we create educational content and support hairdressers and barbers whilst visiting schools. Each of our ambassadors has a role/responsibilities within the campaign.
They are a team of wonderful people that have dedicated many hours to the campaign. Without them we wouldn't have the success we've had this year!
Treat all apprentices with the same equality, fairness and respect as all other members of the team are shown.
Provide aspirational opportunities for apprentices through encouraging the participation of competitions and other industry opportunities; such as trade events and nurturing continual professional development learning opportunities
Offer regular, quality training sessions to apprentices and fully support their learning journey.
Celebrate apprentices achievements on a monthly basis, to encourage, motivate, elevate and develop aspirations.
Involve apprentices parents / carers, throughout their learning journey, through monthly updates and sharing achievements.
Work with one school, each year. (minimum contact must include showcasing the Hair industry during careers week).
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