Hairdressing and Barbering

Wigan & Leigh College provides outstanding training facilities in a realistic working environment. Apprentices are work based qualifications designed to promote the practical attainment of hairdressing and barbering skills. They are suitable for learners who are new to the industry through to those who are in a more senior stylist position.

Level 2 Hairdressing covers the essential skills of hairdressing

which include:

- Health and Safety

- Client Consultation- Reception skills

- Shampooing

- Basic Cutting

- Styling and finish hair

- Colouring hair

- Perming hair

- Set and dress hair

Level 3 Hairdressing covering advanced techniques and creative styling to include:

- Health and Safety

- Promote additional services and products

- Consultation services

- Colour Techniques

- Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills

- Creative cutting and dressing

- Colour correction

- Creativity dressing long hair

- Create a variety of permed effects. 


Level 2 Barbering covering essential skills of basic barbering which include:

- Health and Safety

- Client Consultation

- Shampooing

- Cut hair sing barbering techniques

- Cut facial hair to shape

- Dry and finish men's hair

- Create basic patterns in hair

- Change men's hair colour 

Level 3 Barbering covering advanced technical creative work to include:

- Health and Safety

- Consultation

- Design and create a range of facial hair shapes

- Creative cutting

- Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills

- Design and create patterns in hair

- Shaving services

- Face massage

- Colour using a variety of techniques 


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