Project Description



The Hairdressing industry is a dynamic working environment, with opportunities for many different careers.

Our Level 5 course leads to internationally recognised qualifications in the art of hairdressing. You will learn the practical skills of hairdressing and styling, and the underpinning theoretical knowledge that will enable you to pursue a career in hairdressing business. You will work in professional facilities and with award-winning staff.

This course will prepare you for work and you can also progress to our Level 6 Professional Hairdressing and Styling course.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Internationally recognised qualifications
  • High-level skills training
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Award-winning Hairdressing team
  • Build your own creative portfolio
  • Excellent progression routes, including our own Level 6 programme

Course Content

  • Customer Services
  • Hairdressing Theory & Practice
  • Hairdressing Science
  • Reception
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Salon Hairstylist
  • Self-employed Hairstylist
  • Fashion Hairstylist
  • Product Representative
  • Cruise Ship Hairstylist
  • Resort Hairstylist
  • TV & Film Hairstylist
  • Wedding & Event Hairstylist

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hairdressing
SEC Hairdressing Junior Trades

Standard registration and QQI L5 Exam Costs (see costs, fees and finance) and SEC Hairdressing Junior Trades €100

Additional Costs
Hairdressing Kit €320 average price
Books €35 average price
Salon Uniform Pack Required €30 average price


Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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