Hairdressing & Barbering

Courses

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Professional Hairdressing (Year 1)

Level 5

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Professional Hairdressing (Year 2)

Senior Trade Certificate

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Barbering

City & Guilds/ITEC Level 3

Professional Hairdressing (Year 1)

Course Code: 5M3351

 

Course Content (Year 1): 

  • Practical Hairdressing Skills
  • Theory of Hairdressing
  • Hair Science
  • Word Processing
  • Customer Service
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Blow Drying Techniques
  • Creative Hairstyling

Award: 

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hairdressing. Junior Trade Certificate (Department of Education and Skills).

Aim:

This course is designed to provide students with the techniques and knowledge required to gain a recognised qualification in Hairdressing allowing them to progress to employment in a salon environment.

Progression & Career Options: 

Graduates of this course may progress to Year 2 Hairdressing for the Senior Trade Certificate at Drogheda Institute of Further Education. Alternatively they may apply for Junior positions within the Hairdressing Industry. Students can also apply for a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.

Additional course fees apply for kits, uniforms, books, equipment, trade exam fees.

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M3351 – Hairdressing

DIFE Course Title: Professional Hairdressing (Year 1)

Level 7 and 8 Courses to which this course is linked:

Junior and Senior Trade certificates on successful completion of two year programme.

This is not an exhaustive list.  Applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked Awards, any additional module requirements, application processes and scoring systems with the Admissions Offices of the participating higher education institutions, or visit www.cao.ie. 

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M3351 – Hairdressing

DIFE Course Title: Professional Hairdressing (Year 1)

 

Student Registration Fee € 200
PLC Government Levy € 200
QQI Exam Fee € 50
Course Fees/Materials € 94 – Junior Trade Exam Fee
DIFE Total € 544
Note – Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the course fees outlined above. 
 
€30 of the Student Registration Fee is non-refundable. All fees are subject to change.

 

‘I enjoyed my two year Hairdressing Course in DIFE where I learned lots of practical skills which I am now putting into practice in a busy salon where I am now working full-time.’ – Ellen (past student)

Professional Hairdressing (Year 2)

Senior Trade Certificate

 

Course Content: 

  • Theory of Hairdressing
  • Hair Science
  • Work Experience
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Consultation in the Salon
  • Advanced Blowdrying Techniques
  • Practical Hairdressing Skills including:
    • Scalp Massage
    • Advanced Cutting
    • Advanced Colour & Colour Correction
    • Advanced Perming

Award: 

Students who successfully complete Year Two will be awarded a Senior Trade Certificate (Department of Education and Skills)

Aim:

Students gain advanced skills required for working in the Hairdressing industry.

Students gain excellent practical skills and acquire the knowledge and hands on experience to progress to various within the industry.

Learners gain real life salon experience under the fantastic guidance of our hairdressing team.

Entry Requirements – Year 2: 

For entry into Year 2 students must achieve at least a merit in their QQI Hairdressing Theory & Practical examination, pass all other modules and have two days per week placement in a hair salon.

Progression & Career Options: 

This course enables students to advance their career in Hairdressing and develop a range of specialised skills. Students spend two days per week on work experience and gain a broad range of salon experience which often leads to employment in the industry. Students can also apply for a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.

 

Additional course fees apply for kits, uniforms, books, trade exam fees and equipment.

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M3351 – Hairdressing (Year 2)

DIFE Course Title:  Professional Hairdressing (Year 2)

Level 7 and 8 Courses to which this course is linked:

Junior and Senior Trade certificates on successful completion of two year programme.

This is not an exhaustive list.  Applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked Awards, any additional module requirements, application processes and scoring systems with the Admissions Offices of the participating higher education institutions, or visit www.cao.ie. 

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M3351 – Hairdressing (Year 2)

DIFE Course Title:  Professional Hairdressing (Year 2)

 

Student Registration Fee € 200
PLC Government Levy € 200
QQI Exam Fee
Course Fees/Materials € 94 – Senior Trade Exam Fee
DIFE Total € 494
Note – Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the course fees outlined above. 
 
€30 of the Student Registration Fee is non-refundable. All fees are subject to change.

 

Barbering

Course Code: 5M3351

 

Course Content: 

  • Practical Hairdressing Skills
  • Theory of Hairdressing
  • Hair Science
  • Customer Service
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Word Processing
  • Work Preparation and Experience
  • Barbering Techniques including:
    • Cutting Men’s Hair
    • Cutting Facial Hair
    • Styling Men’s Hair

Award: 

City & Guilds/ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Barbering

Aim:

This course is designed to provide students with the techniques and knowledge required to gain a recognised qualification in Barbering allowing them to progress to employment in a salon/barbers environment.

 

Progression & Career Options: 

Graduates of this course can gain employment within the Barbering Industry. Alternatively they can become self employed in this area or as a mobile barber.

Graduates can also progress to further specialist related courses in the hairdressing and barbering area to progress into managerial positions within the industry.

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M3351 – Hairdressing

DIFE Course Title:  Hairdressing and Barbering

Level 7 and 8 Courses to which this course is linked:

Junior and Senior Trade Certificates on successful completion of two year programme.

This is not an exhaustive list.  Applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked Awards, any additional module requirements, application processes and scoring systems with the Admissions Offices of the participating higher education institutions, or visit www.cao.ie. 

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M3351 – Hairdressing

DIFE Course Title:  Hairdressing and Barbering

 

Student Registration Fee € 200
PLC Government Levy € 200
QQI Exam Fee € 20
Course Fees/Materials € 130 – ITEC/City & Guilds Exam Fee
DIFE Total € 550
Note – Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the course fees outlined above. 
 
€30 of the Student Registration Fee is non-refundable. All fees are subject to change.

 

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