Project Description


PLSS Code: 286000
Coordinator:Roísin Scanlon

The Hairdressing industry is a dynamic working environment, with opportunities for many different careers.

Our Level 5 course leads to internationally recognised qualifications in the art of hairdressing. You will learn the practical skills of hairdressing and styling, and the underpinning theoretical knowledge that will enable you to pursue a career in hairdressing business. You will work in professional facilities and with award-winning staff.

This course will prepare you for work and you can also progress to Level 6 Professional Hairdressing and Styling courses.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Internationally recognised qualifications
  • High-level skills training
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Award-winning hairdressing team
  • Build your own creative portfolio
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Hairdressing Theory & Practice
  • Hairdressing Science
  • Creative Hair Design Skills
  • Perm Hair
  • Bridal Hair Styling
  • Cut Womens Hair
  • Colour Hair
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Salon Hairstylist
  • Self-employed Hairstylist
  • Fashion Hairstylist
  • Product Representative
  • Cruise Ship Hairstylist
  • Resort Hairstylist
  • TV & Film Hairstylist
  • Wedding & Event Hairstylist

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing 3002-30
SEC Hairdressing Junior Trades

Standard registration and Other Awarding Bodies (see costs, fees and finance).
City & Guilds exam costs €240
SEC Hairdressing Junior Trades

Additional Costs
Hairdressing Kit €250 average price
Books €35 average price
Salon Uniform Pack Required €30 average price


Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option