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Junior Hair & Beauty Academy – Hairdressing (for 14-16 year olds)

Course Code: JHBA1
  • Level: E
  • Qualification: College Certificate
  • Awarding body: City College Plymouth, City College Plymouth
  • Duration: Seven weeks
  • Course type: Short course
  • Time of day: Evening
  • When you'll study: Mondays, 5.00pm - 7.30pm

What's it all about?

Are you considering your career options for when you leave school, or just looking for something to do in your free time where you can learn a new skill? 

Join our seven week hair academy where you will learn how to style and dress the hair using a variety of techniques. Our friendly staff will support you to learn new techniques and show you what the hairdressing industry is all about. 

Course information

 You will spend your time practising new styles on the fellow students in your group and have the opportunity to showcase your new found skills to your parents and carers at the end of the course. 

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however a positive attitude and a keen interest in hairdressing are essential.

You will be assessed via an observation. 

Following successful completion of this course you may progress on to one of the following courses following completion of your GCSEs:

Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty 

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors


Potential salary


Entry level salary


Average salary


Annual openings in Plymouth

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