Hairdressing - Level 6


Senior Trade/Level 6

What is hairdressing Senior Trade?

This Senior Trade/ Level 6 hairdressing course provides on-and off-the-job intensive training in the advanced skills required for working in the hairdressing industry. Successful participants will gain a Senior Trade qualification from the Department of Education and Skills. Our examination body, QQI, have a strict attendance requirement which must be met to register for both theory and practical exams.

Course Content

Hairdressing Practical would involve the following:

            Fashion cutting and styling

            Advanced Colour selection and Consultations

            Advanced Permanent waving

            Barbering techniques

            Maintenance of tools 

            Creative Styling

Hairdressing Theory would involve:

            Hairdressing Science

            Principles of colour and perming

            Business management       (Level 6)

            Image Processing

            Work Experience                (Level 6)


Department of Education and Skills Senior Trade Hairdressing Certificate, as well as individual QQI level 6 modules.

Career opportunities

Hairdressing Senior Trade will allow you to work in a salon, spa or as a sales representative for hairdressing products. Opportunities for graduates include employment on cruise liners, airlines, media and work abroad. With the right qualifications and training this course will give you the opportunity to travel and work on cruise ships, airlines, media or work abroad.

Entry requirements

QQI level 5 in Hairdressing

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

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