• November 14, 2022 - February 13, 2023
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

By PELO Hairdressing Academy

A free training course made available through the Skills Connect Programme.
Starting Monday 5th of December.
20 days over 3 months.
10am-4pm each day.
PELO Hairdressing Academy,
Unit 11, Newbridge Retail Park,
Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
FREE for successful applicants. (All learners must fully commit and engage with the programme).
Eligibility criteria applies. See HERE to view the Skills Connect criteria, and below for course eligibility criteria.

Previous experience in the hairdressing industry is required to attend this course – minimum level of 2 years’ experience working as a hairdresser is required. Candidates must be currently unemployed but do not need to be in receipt of Jobseekers Payment. A passion and interest in hairdressing is essential. This course might suit someone who is returning to work after a career break and/or caring for others.
Candidates may be interviewed for evidence of education or work experience in advance of places being awarded.
There are 9 places available on this programme.

Course Overview

This VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Colouring Hair is an accredited qualification that is specifically designed to develop your practical skills in:

  • the creative way of colouring and lightening hair
  • the cutting and styling of the hair
  • how to deliver an effective consultation service for clients

The purpose of this course is to develop your hairdressing skills so that each learner will feel confident in delivering these skills in the workplace. Health and safety whilst working in the hairdressing industry is part of your learning.
Included in the course is 5 days hands-on work experience in a busy salon so that you can really get the feel and understanding of everything you’re being taught.

Course Content

Monday, Dec. 5th 2022:
Consultations, understanding the hair / scalp types, and how to know what products to use for each client.

Monday, Jan. 9th 2023:
Health & Safety.

Tuesday, Jan. 10th 2023:
Shampooing and conditioning the hair & scalp.

Monday, Jan. 16th 2023:

Tuesday, Jan. 17th 2023:
5 day’s work experience in PELO Hairdressing.

Monday, Jan. 23rd 2023:
Health & safety, start of tints.

Tuesday, Jan. 24th 2023:
Tints and all over colours.

Monday, Jan. 30th 2023:
Flood lights and trio lights, bringing lightest into colour.

Tuesday, Jan. 31st 2023:
T-bar of highlights.

Monday, Feb. 6th 2023:
Half head of highlights.

Tuesday, Feb. 7th 2023:
Full head of highlights.

Monday, Feb. 13th 2023:

Tuesday, Feb. 14th 2023:
Creative colour.

Monday, Feb. 20th 2023:
Basic cutting.

Tuesday, Feb. 21st 2023:
Advanced cutting.

Day 16:
Practical Exam.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course learners will be able to give a consultation to their clients and carry out colouring and lightening on the hair as well as cutting and styling. Each learner will be confident in delivering these skills in the workplace and know the in-depth health and safety procedures in the hairdressing industry.

 Qualifications Awarded

  • VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Colouring Hair.
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Unit 11, Newbridge Retail Park, Newbridge, Kildare, W12 N728, Ireland