Hairdressing Students Cutting Hair In Salon
Cardonald Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
24 Aug 2020
Qualification Type
Course Type
1 year August to June

Applications for this course are temporarily closed while we process the high number of applications we have received.

HNC Hairdressing with Fashion Make up is for advancing qualified Hairdressers from Level 6 or SVQ Level 2 and/or 3 who currently work in the industry. This course will allow you to further develop your skills to current industry standards and additionally express creativity through colouring, cutting and current make up application techniques.

What will I learn?

  • Classic and Creative Cutting
  • Principles of Colouring
  • Hair and Scalp Treatments
  • Social Media
  • Work Placement
  • Introduction to Fashion Make-up Skills
  • Graded Unit 1.

Employer and industry links

A range of well-known employers from Glasgow and the local area engage with us to influence the direction of this course and activities such as competition skills enrich the student experience to guarantee enhanced opportunities for our hairdressing students.

Jobs and further study

As an HNC qualified hairdresser you will have the skills required to become an assessor and this course is ideal for those thinking about a career in teaching the subject. An assessor award is the next port of call.

Entry requirements (minimum)

Internal Applicants

  • Progression from Level 6 to HNC is not guaranteed. A conditional offer does not secure a place
  • The teaching team will consider your application and progress over the Level 6 course taking into account; Attendance, timekeeping, progression in terms of theory and practical skills, ability to cope at HNC Level, references from teaching team in order to make a final (unconditional) offer.

External Applicants

  • NQ/ NC Level 6 Hairdressing
  • SVQ Level 2 or 3 Hairdressing
  • If you do not have formal qualifications, but have more than two years industrial experience as a working stylist with own column, you may be considered if you pass a skills test at interview and provide one industry-relevant reference.

Entry requirement equivalency table

  • If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

I've applied — what happens next?

You will be invited for an information session to discover all of the course content in detail and see the learning environment. You will then be invited to a skills test day and a one to one interview to assess your suitability for the course.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 357 6027