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Hairdressers and barbers

Hairdressers and barbers shampoo, cut, colour, style and treat hair.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
  • Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
  • Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
  • Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
  • Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
  • Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
  • Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
  • Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
  • Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.

Desired Skills

Speaking, Active Listening, Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Reading Comprehension, Science, Writing, Mathematics

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