Hairdressing and Barbering
Year 1


  • Hairdressing Practical
  • Hairdressing Theory
  • Hairdressing Science
  • Work Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Safety and Health
  • Skin Care, Eye Treatments and Make-Up


  • Hair Salon – 2nd Year Apprentice
  • Cruise Liner
  • Company Representative
  • Hair Retail Outlet

Courses Description

This is a full-time course which involves on- and off-the-job intensive training. It provides students with the range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge required for the hairdressing industry. Training is provided in two fully-equipped modern salons. As part of this course, other experts from the industry hold workshops with the class throughout the year.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate/LC Applied
  • Successful completion of interview
  • Mature students welcome


  • QQI – Level 5 Hairdressing Certificate (5M3351)
  • Department of Education & Skills Junior Trade Certificate

Additional Costs

There are no college tuition fees, however course fees and salon materials amount to €400. Exam fees are €100. Students are also required to purchase a hairdressing kit, costing approx. €350 and books of approx. €50. Uniforms will cost €70.

Work Experience

  • One day per week
  • Two week block in December

N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.

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