Basic Hair

Day 1

  • Introduction to hairdressing.
  • Hair kit and equipment (care and handling).
  • Hair theory (hair texture, growth patterns, head shapes, face shapes, lifestyle and suitability, changes in the hair structure when drying).
  • Different techniques and shapes
  • Sections.
  • Terminology and head sheets.
  • Demonstration of a one length cut.
  • Attempt and complete a one length cut.
  • Using Carmen rollers, tongs or straighteners to style hair.

Day 2

  • Demonstration of a long layered hair cut
  • Attempt and complete a long layered hair cut.
  • Blow drying hair using a round brush, cooling hair down and the use of Velcro rollers.
  • Research bob hairstyles for Wednesday.

Day 3

  • Demonstration of a long bob incorporating a fringe
  • Attempt and complete a long bob and a fringe
  • Create a finished look from research

Day 4

  • Men’s grooming with and without electrical equipment
  • Men’s haircut and suitability
  • Demonstration of a men’s haircuts
  • Client session

Day 5

  • Various demonstrations of cuts and techniques
  • Workshop practicing different cuts and styling techniques

Note: the above syllabus is illustrative of a typical module. It may be subject to change at any time.

Basic Hair Course Photos

Here’s just a small selection of photos of students and work from our basic hair makeup course module.

If you’d like to see more, take a look at our full basic hair makeup photo page.