Collinstown Park Community College

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing


Course Aim
The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence in hairdressing theory, practice and skills to work independently and under supervision in a hairdressing environment and/or to progress to further or higher education or training.

Employability Statement
This is the equivalent of Stage 1 of the National Hairdressing Apprenticeship Program. Students can progress to stage 2 on successful completion of this course.

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Why do this course in CPCC?

• Expert teachers with inside knowledge of the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy profession.
• Fully equipped Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Salons.
• Learners get to experience real world working in Pop up Salon days where they manage all aspects of client care and styling.
• Learners get to experience two professions and can decide which area is most suitable for them as they progress.
• Graduates from this course can progress on to further studies in the Hair and Beauty industry.

Course Content
Mandatory Components

Hairdressing Theory & Practice (5N3345)
Hairdressing Science (5N3346)
Work Experience (5N1356)
Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
Customer Service (5N0972)

Elective Components
Two components from the following list will be selected by the college subject to availability:

Creative Styling (5N3349)
Skin Care, Eye Treatments & Make-Up (5N3466)
Word Processing (5N1358)
Cosmetic Studies (5N5307)
Retail Selling (5N1616)

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Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4.

Mature students with relevant life or work experience. All candidates will be interviewed individually.

Work Experience
Work Experience is a compulsory part of this course.

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Hairdressing.

We also offer:

Beauty Therapy Specialist QQI Level 5 (5M3471) and ITEC Beauty Therapy Award

Beauty Therapy Specialist QQI Level 6

This year we are also offering ITEC Hairdressing qualifications Level 2 and Level 3.

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