This hands on Hairdressing Diploma course is designed for anyone who wishes to complete an ITEC accreditation course to gain employment in salons. It is suitable for beginners, change of career, trainees within salons looking to up skill, or travel the world or anyone who may have sat Junior or Senior Trade examinations. Allure pride ourselves by being the first college in the midlands, the largest in Ireland and we create fun, small classes, educational training environment, along with opening to the public to gain that hands on practical experience which is vital to become a hairdresser.

Course Content

You will cover a wide range of mandatory and optional units in this Diploma. Both theory & practical are covered with general and professional conduct. Below is a guide to what is covered. Please note at Allure we add on alot more to each unit.

Unit 315: The Art Of Dressing Hair:

Unit 315: The Art of Dressing Hair:

  • Health & Safety.
  • Consultation.
  • Scalp & skin analysis.
  • Face shapes, Growth patterns.
  • Plaiting.
  • Curling. All types.
  • Upstyling. ( All types of Basic to Intermediate.
  • Product type.
  • Weathering.
  • Adding Volume.
  • Adding and choosing accessories.
  • Sterilisation.
  • Types of hot tools.
  • All equipment.
  • Code of practise and ethics.
  • All Types of Blowdries.
Unit 602: Shampoo & Conditioning:

Unit 602: Shampoo & Conditioning.

You will cover:

  • Health & Safety.
  • Skin & Scalp analysis.
  • Disease & dis orders.
  • Open & Closed Questions.
  • Types of massage.
  • Types of Shampoos/Treatments & Conditioners.
  • Legal requirements.
  • Brushing and observing hair, hair types, textures etc.
Unit 600: Health & Safety:

You will cover

  • Hazard types and preventions of risks.
  • Salon policy.
  • Pat testing.
  • PPE.
  • Posture.
  • Position themselves for safety.
  • Maintain and conduct a professional standard.
  • Leglislation.
  • Employee and employer risk procedures.
  • Fire fighting equipment.
  • Recording and filing of incidents.
  • Dangers.
Unit 611: Reception Duties:

You will cover:

  • Conduct.
  • Speak Clearly.
  • Client care.
  • Being Nice , friendly, professional.
  • Running Reception.
  • Taking messages.
  • Answering the phone.
  • Knowing your services and treatments, with your times costs etc.
  • Booking appointments.
  • Giving change.
  • Hygiene.
  • Dealing with enquiries.
  • Security.
Unit 612: Working in the Hair Industry.

You will Cover:

  • Media in the industry.
  • Types of jobs in this sector.
  • Employment.
  • Leglislation.
  • Working as a team.
Unit 601: Client Consultation:

You will cover:

  • PPE.
  • Communication skill.
  • Listening skill.
  • Type of questions.
  • Barriers.
  • Factors limiting or effecting services.
  • Contraindications.
  • Skin & Hair tests.
  • Client confideniality.
  • Data base.
  • Hair growth.
  • Skin.
  • Hair & Skin Structure.
  • Leglislation.
  • Hygiene.
  • Giving Clear recommendations.
  • Client care.
  • Client after care advice.
Unit 603: Cut Women's Hair:

You will cover:

  • Gown and Towelling.
  • Preparation of yourself and your work station.
  • Consultation techniques.
  • Health & safety.
  • General factors to consider.
  • How to hold a scissor & comb.
  • Range of Looks and cuts with techniques within cutting.
  • Confidence within cutting.
  • Understanding cutting with our Allure concept.
  • Checking off the cut.
  • Dry & Style.
  • Styling at home.
  • Product choice.
  • Understand your tools & equipment.
  • Types of Questions.
  • Hair texture and structure.
  • Hands on experience.
  • After care advice.
  • Suitable cuts for your clients.
Unit 630: Display of stock:

You will cover:

  • Maintain the display area.
  • Pricing.
  • Labelling.
  • Safety when placing together diaplays.
  • How to display a unit and sell.
Unit 605: Colour & Lighten Hair:

You will cover:

  • Gown and Towelling.
  • Preparation of yourself and your work station.
  • Consultation techniques.
  • Health & safety.
  • Types of Questions.
  • Hair texture and structure.
  • Hands on experience.
  • After care advice.
  • Pigments.
  • Depth & Tone.
  • ICC.
  • Undertone.
  • Colour star.
  • Choosing colour.
  • Reading a colour chart.
  • pH of the hair.
  • Contraindications.
  • Types of Colour.
  • Application of semi & tint.
  • Pre colour.
  • Bleaching.
  • Hi & Low lights.
  • Peroxides.
  • Measuring.
  • Development.
  • Skin tests.
Unit 607: Perm Hair:

You will cover:

  • Gown and Towelling.
  • Preparation of yourself and your work station.
  • Consultation techniques.
  • Health & safety.
  • Types of Questions.
  • Hair texture and structure.
  • Hands on experience.
  • After care advice.
  • Rod sizes and types.
  • PermingTechniques.
  • Hot & Cold Perming.
  • Science of perming.
  • Types of perm lotions.
  • Neutralising.
  • Science of Neutralising.
  • Style and Finish.
Unit 609: Create and Image based on a Theme:

You will cover:

  • Theory on this unit.
  • You will then prepare, a Full theme of Hair, Make up, Dress and style along with a mood board for presentation to your class.
  • This is not completed untill near the end of your course and you may also have to research a product, and present a cut and colour.
  • It is a great fun night and you have a lot of experience and skill built up before it comes around.
Free with this course:
  • Hands on Salon Experience in our college salon open to the public.
  • Diary System.
  • Progression Meetings.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Confidence building.
  • Cv skills.
  • Interview skills.
  • Working in a salon environment in our main qualified salon.
Requirements/ Do I need to bring anything?

Learner requirements:

  • Allure Offers Free Parking for all our learners in Allure Tullamore. 
  • Learners should wear black wide leg trousers, a black tunic with a black long sleeve top under it or a black fitted cardigan. Black closed toe flat shoes.
  • Hair should be worn in a neat bun or tied back neatly and no jewellery is allowed. ( A wedding band is accepted).
  • Stationary items will be required and all of this will be sent to you via email before your course commences.
Awarding Body:
  • Allure Midland College of Hair Make up & beauty.
  • ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing.
Progression Courses:

You can further your skill to a number of other courses.

  • Advanced Day cutting classes with Joan.
  • Colouring classes.
  • ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing.
  • Classic Course.
  • Senior Trade by the Department.
  • All Learners will be invited to our Annual Graduation ball in which we celebrate your success & achievement with your family & friends.
  • This is a cap & gown  awards ceremony( with food and drinks) an a photographer will be there to capture your special moments.Of course we will then party the night away with Music drinks and lots of fun.

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ITEC Level 2 Hairdressing Diploma.

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