Cavan Institute


Course Name Hairdressing
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3351
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Diploma at UK Level 2  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland City and Guilds None
Junior Trade Certificate Department of Education and Skills None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content This course is designed for students who are interested in a career in Hairdressing. Students will study and practice all aspects of women’s and men’s hairdressing tailored to meet the needs of the hairdressing industry.
FET Code 5M3351 - Hairdressing
Duration 1 year
Comment Course Certification:
Certificate level 5 Awarded by QQI
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Women’s and Men’s Hairdressing 3002-70
Department of Education Junior Trades Certification.
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught

Expand+Hairdressing Theory and Practice
Consulting and Diagnosing Hair and Scalp Conditions
Blow-drying and Setting
Hair Science
Skin, Hair and Head Diseases
Hygiene and Safety
Salon Environment
Barbering Techniques
Client Care for Men

Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply.
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
Students who successfully complete this course will have the necessary skills to pursue a career as a hair stylist, barber or sales representative for hairdressing products. Other opportunities for graduates include employment on cruise liners, with airlines and in the media and travel industries.

Progression Opportunities:
Graduates of this course may progress to the Hairdressing (Year 2) course at Cavan Institute.
Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here