Hairdressing (SCQF Level 6) SVQ

What is special about this course?

To enable students to enhance their current skills and knowledge to further develop a career within the hairdressing industry.

Applicants should have an ability and willingness to communicate with people.

All applicants must attend Course Information Events held prior to the course commencing.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of SVQ in Hairdressing SCQF Level 5 (formerly SVQ Level 2)


a minimum of 3 years current, commercial experience in hairdressing.

• Creatively Style and Dress Hair

• Creatively Cut Hair Using a Combination of Techniques

• Creatively Colour and Lighten Hair

• Provide Client Consultation Services

• Hair Colour Correction Services

• Develop, Enhance and Evaluate Your Creative Hairdressing Skills

• Contribute to the Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Promotional Activities

• Volunteering Experience

There may be an opportunity for full time students to take up the Work Experience Intermediate 2 unit.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Teaching will consist of face to face and online activities including virtual classrooms.

Portfolios, Open and Closed Book Assessments, Written Projects, Practical Observations.

How long will my course last?

Full time: 1 year
Part time: 2 years

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

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The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Further study may include an HNC in Hairdressing.

Employment as Stylist or Technician.

Is there more information available online?

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What our students, graduates and staff say

This course further develops creative skills in hairdressing. Applicants should have an ability to and willingness to communicate with people.

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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