Hairdressing Diploma with Cosmetic Studies
FETAC Level 5 – Hairdressing [DHXXX] CITY & GUILDS - Diploma in Hairdressing City & Guilds *
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION & SCIENCE - Irish Senior Trade Examinations in Hairdressing (IST)**
*The City & Guilds programme may not be offered.
**Holders of this Diploma may add credits to their Diploma afterwards, thus buiding on it to a higher level, which has worldwide recognition.
This programme is designed for those who wish to obtain a nationally and internationally-recognised qualification in Hairdressing and Cosmetic Studies. Training is carried out in a newly - equipped salon, designed to simulate an actual Salon. At the end of year 1 Learners sit FETAC L5, examinations and at the end of year 2 Learners sit the Senior Traades examinationa. Work Experience is mandatory In both years and t6akes place in a modern commercial Salon.
- Art & Design Hairdressing Theory
Health/Hygiene & Safety
* Work Experience - Learners will be required to secure work experience in a modern salon as an integral part of the programme.
Applicants must have completed the Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.
Holders of a Fetac Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.
Mature students (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.
Places on the programme are limited and will be allocated on the basis of a personal interview.
Those that successfully complete the programme are qualified to enter the industry as Improvers or Senior Improvers.
The IST qualification, combined with four years’ relevant industrial experience, is a recognised Hairdressing teaching qualification.
Institutes of Technology and other Colleges around the country may be offering opportunities for further studies. Please check with the individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or access:
IMPORTANT: A new national Common Assessment Awards System (CAS) is being introduced by FETAC for further education and training programmes. Information on this website was correct at the time of publication of the 2013/14 Prospectus. LCFE accepts no responsibility for changes made after publication of this prospectus.