HAIRDRESSING

Course Duration

3 Years
(1 Year at the Academy & 2 Years Apprenticeship)

NQF

NQF Level 2 (149 Credits)
NQF Level 03 (130 Credits)
NQF Level 04 (145 Credits)

SAQA

SAQA ID: 65750 / 65749 / 65729

Instruction Language

English

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 9
  • Fluent in English
  • Has to attend a personal Interview session

EXCEPTIONS

  • A Higher Certificate of Advanced Certificate in a cognate field will also be considered for admission.
  • Applicants from foreign countries are required to have their qualifications verified by the South-African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE HAIRDRESSING
NQF LEVEL 02

  • Modules
    • Salon Reception & Administration
    • The Services Sector
    • Occupation Health and Safety
    • Elementary Salon Services
    • Salon Products & Services

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE HAIRDRESSING
NQF LEVEL 03

  • Modules
    • Cutting (Ladies & Gents)
    • Colour
    • Advanced Styling
    • Make-Up
    • Chemical Relaxers

FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING CERTIFICATE HAIRDRESSING
NQF LEVEL 04

  • Modules
    • Starting your own business
    • Salon Management
    • Advanced Colour
    • Hairdressing Competition Techniques
    • Perming & Advanced Chemical Services
    • Braids, dreadlocks, and extensions

MODE OF INSTRUCTION
Class contact sessions combined with work-integrated learning opportunities to combine theory and real-world practice.

After obtaining all three certificates a student will have to register to complete a Trade Test Examination. If successful they will then be deemed Qualified. The Trade Exam is assessed externally by the National Artisan Moderation Body (NAMB) and not part of the course fees.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

PURPOSE NQF LEVEL 02:
This qualification is designed to serve as an introduction to the hairdressing industry and provide the student with the basics of hairdressing.

PURPOSE NQF LEVEL 03:
This qualification is designed to focus on the core hairdressing skills of cutting, relaxing, styling and colouring.

PURPOSE NQF LEVEL 04:
This qualification is designed to focus on advanced hairdressing techniques such as perming, advanced colouring, braiding, and dreadlocks as well as on a series of management functions designed to assist a qualified hairdresser to set up and manage their own business.

SYLLABUS

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE HAIRDRESSING

NQF LEVEL 02 SAQA ID 65750 LP-72009

THEORY MODULES

  • Hairstyling Techniques
  • Shampoo, conditioner, and scalp treatment
  • Deportment and Image
  • Deportment and Image
  • Disorders of the hair and skin
  • Sanitisation
  • Retail salon products and services
  • Reception and Administration
  • Safety and Security
  • Operate a Computer
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • The Personal Care Sector
  • Client Consultation

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Scalp Massage
  • Advanced Head Massage
  • Finger waves
  • Pin curls
  • Blow dry
  • Roller Set
  • Thermal Iron
  • Tong
  • Client Consultation

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE HAIRDRESSING

NQF LEVEL 03 SAQA ID 65749 LP-72010

THEORY MODULES

  • Cutting
  • Colour
  • Chemical Relaxers
  • Advanced Styling
  • Client Consultation
  • Basic Make-up
  • Historical Period Make-Up
  • Hot-Towel and Shave

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Gents Cutting
  • Ladies Cutting
  • Colour
  • Up-Styles
  • Client Consultation
  • Make-Up
  • Hot Towel and Shave
  • Relaxers

FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING CERTIFICATE: HAIRDRESSING

NQF LEVEL 04 SAQA ID 65729 LP-72011

THEORY MODULES

  • Braiding and Dreadlocks
  • Perming
  • Advanced Colour (Highlights)
  • Business Plan
  • Salon Management and Supervision
  • Hairdressing Competition
  • Hair Extension Service
  • Hairdressing
  • Competition Techniques

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Braids
  • Extensions
  • Perming
  • Advanced Colour
  • Highlights
  • Hairdressing Competition Techniques

INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (ITEC)

Please note that the syllabus for these qualifications is taught throughout the Year. If a student wants to achieve this International Membership Body Qualification, they need to register for the External Assessment at the end of the year. This Diplomas does not have additional tuition costs as it is included in the tuition fees, however the Assessment Fee is charged Separately. Please ask your consultant for further information and Costs. If a student does not take the Assessment no Qualification can be awarded for this syllabus. The above applies to all the additional Qualifications that follow.

QUALIFICATIONS:
ITEC Level 02 Diploma Hairdressing (Exam Fee is included in course fees)
ITEC level 03 Diploma Hairdressing (Additional Exam Fees are charged)

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