MCAST Diploma in Hairdressing – Women

MCAST Diploma in Hairdressing – Women

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MCAST Diploma in Hairdressing – Women
Course CodeCS3-02-14 (Full-Time) CS3-A2-14 (Full-Time on apprenticeship)
MQF LevelLevel 3
Duration2 years full-time (CS3-02-14)or on apprenticeship(CS3-A2-14)
Awarding BodyMCAST
Fees
Entry RequirementsMCAST Foundation Certificate or 2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes Preferred: English Language, Art, Home Economics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and General Science A full “Secondary School Certificate and Profileâ€Â (SSC&P) at Level 2 will be accepted in lieu of one (1) O-Level pass.
Other Entry Requirements
Course DescriptionThis course is intended for students interested in a career of hairdressing. The course main aim is to provide the student with opportunities to develop skills and competences required in the hairdressing field. The course covers all the hairdressing fundamentals to working effectively and independently in technical tasks such as cutting, styling, colouring, perming, straightening and neutralizing of hair. Students will gain the necessary knowledge and understanding as to provide client consultation for hairdressing services, as well as to be able to promote products and services in the salon. The course also provides the student with quality work experience where the student will be expected to carry out a range of assigned tasks, with an emphasis on the learning aspects of the experience Moreover, this course provides students with the opportunity to further develop their knowledge of key skills, such as English, Maltese, Mathematics, Science, Information Technology and Personal Development. The student is required to purchase hairdressing tools and a black tunic (uniform), and to provide models for salon practice on a regular basis.
Study/Course DeliveryThis programme of study addresses the competences required as entry level to the Community Services sector. The achievement of the required underpinning knowledge and key skills will be accomplished through contextualising key skills and adopting a highly practical approach.
AssessmentAssessment of the programme is an integral part of the learning process. Varied assessment methods are employed. The learning process is completed by providing students with feedback that is both formative and summative in nature.
Programme Learning Outcomes1. Perform hair salon duties safely and effectively 2. Carry out consultation with the client 3. Recognise hair, skin and scalp structure of the client 4. Develop and apply creativity in hairdressing.
Core Study UnitsHairdresser (women hair styling) Sales representative for hair products
Specialist UnitsWorking Effectively and Safely in Hairdressing Hair, Skin, Scalp Structure and Client Consultation Unisex Hair Shampooing and Styling Colour and Bleaching Hair Perm/Straightening and Neutralising Hair Creativity Workshop Hair Cutting Maltese English Mathematics Personal Development Information Technology Science and Technology
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities

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