Monaghan Institute


Course Name Hairdressing
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code HBT1 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
Senior Trade Certificate Department of Education and Skills None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+This course is 2 years Full Time. You will develop the foundation skills for Hairdressing, including a combination of practical subjects such as shampooing, blow-drying, basic cutting and colouring. This course also provides a thorough understanding ...

FET Code 5M3351 - Hairdressing
Duration 2 Years - Full Time
Comment Qualifications Obtained

Year 1: QQI L5 Hairdressing 5M3351
State Examinations Commission
Junior Trades

Year 2: City & Guilds Hairdressing Diploma Level 2
State Examinations Commission
Senior Trades
Course Fee

Expand+Year 1 - Government Levy €200.00
Year 1 - QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Year 1 - Booking Deposit € 50.00
Year 1 - Capitation Fee €130.00
Year 1 - Junior Trades € 95.00
Year 1 - Hairdressing Kit €350.00 (Approx.)*
Year 1 - Uniform € 5...

Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught

Expand+What will you study?

Through a combination of practical observation and assessment, you will study and practice all areas of hairdressing including: consulting, hair and scalp analysis, blow-drying and setting, cutting and chemical services. Ther...

Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. If you are a mature student these requirements need not apply and applications will be considered based on a proven interest in Hairdressing. Entry may be subject to interview/ assessment. NB. Transfer to Year 2 (Diploma) depends on successful completion of the QQI Level 5 Hairdressing Certificate in Year 1.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Hairdressing graduates find employment in diverse fields.
Here are some of the most popular career destinations you
could progress to:

Hair Stylist
Colour Technician
Sales Representative (Selling hair products and services)

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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For more information on this course, please contact Clodagh McKenna.
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