4 Week Beginners Hairdressing Course

The Sharon Leavy Academy

4 weeks

Investment: 599.00

Location: Tullamore

Awarding Body: The Sharon Leavy Academy

Start Date: 16th January 2024

Day: Tuesday

Time: 5pm - 8pm

About this Course:

What You Will Study:

This course is designed as an introduction to the hairdressing industry, and a taster course to our Level 2 Hairdressing Diploma

This course will give learners confidence in their abilities to style hair. 

Health and Safety 
  • Health and Safety Act 1974
  • First aid
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Risk assessment
  • Personal hygiene
  • COSHH – Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health
  • Slips and trips
  • Environmental aspects
  • PPE
  • Client/employee safety.
Consultation/customer care 
  • Be able to consult and advise a client
  • Speak clearly/ listen
  • Body language
  • Client requirements
  • Sufficient client information to help make a decision
  • Identifying factors that may prevent a service
  • Visual aids
  • Client records
  • Carry out appropriate tests
  • MI requirements/PPE
  • Aftercare advice
  • Face shapes/patterns
  • Identifying hair types
  • Skin conditions
Shampooing/product choice 
  • Be able to prepare yourself and your client for shampoo/conditioning service
  • Prepare your work area
  • Sanitise area/equipment
  • Identifying hair type
Shampooing/product choice continued… 
  • Identifying any contraindications
  • Shampooing techniques e.g. effleurage
  • Be able to pick the correct products for service and know what each product is for e.g. moisture is good for hydration
  • Posture
  • pH scale
  • Shampoo theory e.g. what does shampoo do to the cuticle. 
Introduction to the colour star 
  • What is colour
  • Depth/tone
  • Primary/secondary colours
  • Colour star
  • Types of colour/peroxide/bleach
Blow drying/correct use of tools 
  • Be able to prepare yourself and your client
  • Tools needed and what they are e.g. brushes, clips
  • How to hold the dryer
  • How the shape of the hair can be changed
  • Blow drying aids/products
  • How to prepare the hair
  • Sectioning
  • Faults when blow-drying
  • What is blow-drying
  • Blow drying techniques
Heat styling/dressing hair 
  • What is heat styling/dressing hair
  • How to use heat correctly
  • Different ways to style hair e.g. waves, curls, finger waving
  • Face shapes/patterns
  • Picking the correct product choice
  • Finished look
Introduction to hairdressing/hairdressing theory. 
  • What is hairdressing
  • Careers in hairdressing
  • Salon/reception duties
  • What is the hair made up of
  • Stages of hair growth
  • Shampoo molecule
  • Types of detergents
  • Infections/diseases

Investment: 599.00

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