Hairdressing & Beauty

Course Description

Our Hairdressing and Beauty programme covers the practical skills and essential knowledge required to achieve a VTCT level 2 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Services. The programme has been designed to develop skills in hairdressing and beauty treatments and working in a realistic salon environment.

Course Certification

VTCT Level 2 (Irish equivalent QQI level 4) Diploma in Hair and Beauty Services. The diploma is the equivalent of 1st year of an apprenticeship in hairdressing.

9 Units

Health & Safety

Shampoo & Condition the hair and scalp

The art of colouring hair

The art of dressing hair

Apply make-up 

Provide manicure treatments

Provide pedicure treatment

Create a themed hair and beauty image

Salon reception

A Certificate is awarded for each unit. A Diploma is awarded upon completion of all nine units are completed.

Support modules delivered in other areas to achieve major accreditation:

Level 3 Employability skills

Word processing

Computer Literacy

Art & Design

Education (Optional) 

Level 4 Pathways to Employment


Computer applications

Information technology


Our Hairdressing and Beauty programme will allow those learners completing the programme to progress to further education and training in the Hairdressing and Beauty area or to employment in a Salon.