Hair & Beauty
At Sutton we have a fully functioning salon to enable students to experience real life situations within the hair and beauty industry.
Units covered are:
Unit 5: Shampoo and Conditioning
This unit will enable you to learn about the effects of shampoo and conditioning, and shampoo and condition hair under supervision. You will be introduced to shampoo and conditioning techniques and develop your hairdressing skills.
Unit 6: Hair Plaiting
This unit will enable you to prepare for and provide basic plaiting techniques under supervision. You will be introduced to basic hair-plaiting techniques and develop your hairdressing skills.
Unit 8: Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
Studying this unit will enable you to gain a general introduction to the hair and beauty sector and understand the characteristics of working in the sector. You will learn about the range of services and treatments offered in hair and beauty and the different types of salon and the type of clients they attract.
Unit 9: Presenting a professional image in a salon
Through this unit you will develop an understanding of how to communicate professionally in a salon. You will explore the industry you are working in looking at the effects of positive and negative behaviour, how you can present a professional image in the salon and how to maintain personal hygiene.
These units give the pupils a variety of skills should they wish to pursue a career within the Hair and Beauty industry. Additional units are covered such as manicures and skin care.