Tel 0161 236 9333 / 9263 or Hotel Extension No 38



Do you wish to acquire some essential hairdressing skills?

Or are you considering enrolling on an accredited college course?

Then Joseph Elliott's 'Introduction to Hairdressing' maybe for you


Below you will find essential information about the course

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Joseph Elliott’s ‘Introduction to Hairdressing’ has been designed to give individuals an insight into the hairdressing profession. The course has been focused around individuals who are...

- Looking to return to the hairdressing profession

- Interested in hairdressing as a career or a career change

- Looking to expand their hair & beauty skills portfolio

- Interested in styling their own hair

The content of the course is tailored towards each student’s individual learning aspirations. Students will have an individual action plan with their own specific learning targets. Students will also partake in one to one tutorials where their overall progress shall be assessed.

£285 including a hairdressing kit
The course is comprised of 12 x 3 hour practical sessions delivered one night a week over a 12 week period, where successful students will be awarded a Joseph Elliott Certificate of Achievement.











Outlined below is a typical course content schedule, this can be modified in order to cater for student’s individual learning aspirations.

Weeks 1 & 2 - Introduction to Hairdressing
Course Introduction · Shampoo, condition, blow dry & setting hair · How to section hair correctly
Weeks 3 & 4 - Cutting & Blow Drying Hair
Cutting hair to achieve a basic on length · Explore & identify cutting angles · Blow dry hair using a variety of styling aids
Weeks 5 & 6 - Layering & Styling Hair
How to perform uniform layering · Explore & identify cutting angles · Blow dry hair using a variety of styling aids
Weeks 7 & 9 - Basic Hair Perming
How to perm hair using basic directional winding · Recognise & identify roller selection
Weeks 8 & 10 - Basic Hair Colouring
Create an image using essential colouring techniques · Develop the techniques used to colour hair
Weeks 11 & 12 - Individual Practice
Individual learning time focused upon a variety of skills. This is tailored towards pupils individual learning needs
Throughout the duration of the course, students will be taught essential theoretical knowledge
Salon health & safety will also be taught, where students will be expected to adhere to these procedures

“The course was absolutely great. Now I plan on doing my NVQ Level 2. I had a really nice time, it’s well worth the money. No disappointment.”

“I really enjoyed the course, thank you. I’m not in a position to start the NVQ at the moment, but I feel like I have a much better idea of what’s involved with hairdressing now.”

“Very patient tutor who is very enthusiastic and focused on trying to help you achieve your personal goals for the course. Excellent course, fantastic overview of “everything hair.” The informal nature of the course really fuels learning. Excellent, I hope to be back!”

“I appreciated all of the positive praise and encouragement you gave me. Even when I felt like I haven’t done well, you have something positive to say, as well as letting me know how I can improve.”

“Relaxed and fun, the tutor is very easy going and helps everyone with their individual needs (knows when a student needs some help).”

“I thoroughly enjoyed it, I was very sad that I missed a couple of lessons, but overall it was a fun experience. The tutor was very friendly and always gave positive feedback. Would love to take the course again.”

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 7.00pm
Saturday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Sunday By Appointment
The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS
Tel 0161 236 9333 / 9263 or Hotel Extension No 38