BEAUTY THERAPY, BARBERING & HAIRDRESSING - YOUR CAREER IN

 
BEAUTY THERAPY, BARBERING & HAIRDRESSING - YOUR CAREER IN
YOUR CAREER IN

BEAUTY
THERAPY,
BARBERING &
HAIRDRESSING

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BEAUTY THERAPY, BARBERING & HAIRDRESSING - YOUR CAREER IN
BEAUTY THERAPY, BARBERING & HAIRDRESSING - YOUR CAREER IN
COURSE LIST

BARBERING
Level 2 Barbering........................................................................................................... 6
Level 3 Barbering (Part-time)...................................................................................7

BEAUTY THERAPY
Level 1 Introducing the Hair & Beauty sector...................................................8
Level 2 Beauty Therapy............................................................................................ 10
Level 3 Body & Spa Therapies...............................................................................12

HAIRDRESSING
 evel 2 Women’s Hairdressing............................................................................. 14
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Level 3 Hairdressing ...................................................................................................16

  A kit and uniform is required to work
  in the salon. A bursary is available for                                           THIS IS JUST A
  kit and uniform requirements, subject                                              SNAPSHOT
        to eligibility. Find out more:                                               Visit our website
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                                                                                     about all of our courses

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BEAUTY THERAPY, BARBERING & HAIRDRESSING - YOUR CAREER IN
WITH A FOCUS ON HANDS-ON
    LEARNING, OUR PROGRAMMES
    GIVE YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO
    TRAIN WITH REAL CLIENTS IN A
    PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT.
    YOU’LL HONE YOUR SKILLS IN THE
    MODERN SALONS AND TREATMENT
    ROOMS OF THE RADMOOR CENTRE.

    Your tutors have years of experience in
    the sector, having worked for industry
    leaders such as Champneys, David Lloyd
    and Saks. They complete regular training
    courses to keep up to date with new
    techniques and practices, and maintain
    links with companies such as Clarins,
    Dermalogica, Ragdale Hall, Schwarzkopf,
    TIGI, Wella and ASP professional/
    Affinage.

    You’ll take part in skills weeks and
    careers talks and will have opportunities
    to gain real, practical work experience.
    On top of taking part in demonstrations     THE RADMOOR CENTRE
    and training sessions delivered by          TRAINING SALONS,
                                                TEACHING, AND LEARNING
    specialist manufacturers, you’ll also get
                                                SPACES INCLUDE:
    the chance to visit and participate in
    national shows and competitions.            •   Two fully equipped
                                                    hairdressing training salons
                                                •   Four contemporary beauty
                                                    treatment rooms
                                                •   Dedicated nail salon
                                                •   A complete spa facility with
                                                    heated relaxation area, hot
                                                    tub, spa, sauna, steam room
                                                    and dry floatation tank
                                                •   A fully equipped
                                                    physiotherapy room

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FEES &
FUNDING
Please refer to the coloured columns in the table below if you are:
• In receipt of JSA or ESA (WRAG) OR
• Unemployed and on other benefits OR
• Employed and earn less that £17,004.00 annual gross salary

                                       AGE AND STUDENT CIRCUMSTANCE

                        19-23 AND RECEIVING                                                     24+ AND RECEIVING
 COURSE        16-18                                                  19-23                                                                   24+
  LEVEL                BENEFITS/LOW INCOME                                                    BENEFITS/LOW INCOME

                                        Completed a                       Completed a                         Completed a                           Completed a
                        First time                       First time                            First time                      First time
                                        qualification                     qualification                       qualification                         qualification
                       studying this                    studying this                         studying this                   studying this
                                        at this level                         at this level                   at this level                         at this level
                       qualification                    qualification                         qualification                   qualification
                                         previously                           previously                       previously                            previously

    ESOL

   ENTRY
   LEVEL

  ELIGIBLE
   LEVEL 1

  ELIGIBLE
  LEVEL 2

  ELIGIBLE
  LEVEL 3

  ELIGIBLE
  LEVEL 4

    Free!          Course fees payable                       Advanced learning loan available

This information is based on current government funding guidelines for September 2020 entry
and may be subject to change.

 PLEASE NOTE: The table provides generic funding
 guidance. To ensure that you are entitled to funding,
 we will fully assess your eligibility prior to enrolling you.
 Please ensure that you provide all prior qualifications
 held when asked to do so, as the college will
 retrospectively charge tuition fees should differing
 circumstances come to light.

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    PROCESS
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     course specific booklets.                        SUBMIT AN APPLICATION
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                                                      two course choices for your
                                                      application. Please apply using
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                                                      website or PS16 if your school
                                                      provides this service.

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       on meeting the course entry requirements. We’ll also
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                                            Fund. Everyone who has applied will
                                            automatically be sent an application
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 holidays, you will take part               return the form to us with the appropriate
 in activities relating to your             evidence. Aged 19 or over? We’ll send
 chosen course and experience               you a fees and funding pack, including
 what it’s like to be a student             information about funding options and
 at Loughborough College.                   Advanced Learning Loans.
 Attending this event is a
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 nearer the time.
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                                           everything you’ll need to get you ready
                                           for the start of your course in September.
                                           This will include your enrolment allocation,
                                           course costs, and kit and uniform ordering
                                           information (if appropriate).

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results, you’ll be invited to speak to
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course. Specific details will be sent
to you in your induction pack.                   START YOUR
                                                   COURSE!
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BARBERING
    LEVEL 2
     THIS FULL-TIME PROGRAMME
     OF STUDY WILL GIVE YOU THE           DETAILS
     SKILLS TO ACHIEVE A LEVEL 2
                                          ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
     BARBERING QUALIFICATION.
                                          GCSE (or Functional Skills) English and
                                          Maths at grade D/3 (or Level 2)
     You will learn skills, including     OR a Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing
     cutting men’s hair and cutting
     facial hair, whilst exploring        START DATE
     current and emerging trends          September
     within the Barbering Industry.       END DATE
                                          June

                                          DURATION
                                          1 year

                                          COURSE COST
                                          Aged 16–18: FREE!
                                          Aged 19+: See p3 for funding options

                                          PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
                                          Further your skills with additional short
                                          courses, or by entering the Barbering
                                          industry, self-employment as a barber
                                          or session barber, assessor or trainer.

     COURSE CONTENT
     • Health and safety

     • Shampoo and conditioning hair

     • Cut men’s hair (and facial hair)

     • Colour and lighten hair

     • Styling men’s hair

     • Perming hair

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BARBERING (PART-TIME)
LEVEL 3
 THIS PART-TIME PROGRAMME OF
 STUDY BUILDS ON THE SKILLS           DETAILS
 GAINED AT LEVEL 2 BARBERING.
                                      ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
                                      A Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or
 You will learn the art of cutting    Barbering
 men’s hair and facial hair, whilst   OR GCSE (or Functional Skills) English
 exploring current and emerging       and Maths at grade C/4 (or Level 2)
 trends within the Barbering
 Industry.                            Please contact
                                      studentrecruitment@loucoll.ac.uk or
                                      call us on 01509 618375, to find out
                                      the next available start date, and how
                                      to apply for the part-time course.

                                      DURATION
                                      Approximately 10 weeks

                                      COURSE COST
                                      Tuition fees are £500

                                      PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
                                      Self-employment as a barber or session
                                      barber, assessor or trainer.

 COURSE CONTENT
 • Health and safety

 • Consultation

 • Advanced techniques in
   cutting men’s hair

 • Advanced techniques in
   cutting men’s facial hair

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INTRODUCING THE HAIR AND BEAUTY
    SECTOR
    LEVEL 1
     IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN
     HAIR AND BEAUTY, THIS              DETAILS
     COURSE PROVIDES A USEFUL
                                        ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
     INTRODUCTION TO WORKING
                                        Both GCSE English and Maths at grades
     IN A VARIETY OF PROFESSIONS        E-G/2-1
     WITHIN THE BEAUTY THERAPY
                                        START DATE
     AND HAIRDRESSING SECTORS.
                                        September
     Alongside practical work, you      END DATE
     will study other skills, such as   June
     working with others, to enhance
     both your knowledge of the         DURATION
                                        1 year
     industry and your employability.
     There will also be opportunities   COURSE COST
     to complete work experience.       Aged 16–18: FREE!
                                        EHCP: FREE!
                                        Aged 19+: See p3 for funding options

                                        PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
                                        You can progress on to a Level 2
                                        Diploma in Hairdressing or Beauty
                                        Therapy at Loughborough College.

     COURSE CONTENT
     • Shampoo and condition
       treatments

     • Blow-drying and styling
       techniques                          Depending on student numbers,
                                           this may run as two separate
     • Make-up                             courses focussing on either
                                           Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy.
     • Hand care

     • Health and safety

     • Work placement

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YOUR CAREER IN
BEAUTY THERAPY

  IF YOU LIKE THE IDEA OF             INDUSTRY STATS
  HELPING PEOPLE TO FEEL
  GOOD AND LOOK THEIR BEST,
  A CAREER IN BEAUTY THERAPY
                                      EXPERIENCED BEAUTY THERAPISTS
  COULD BE PERFECT.                   CAN EARN UP TO

                                      £30k                       PER YEAR

CAREERS                                947 BEAUTY THERAPISTS
NAIL TECHNICIAN                       CURRENTLY OPERATE ON A
£12,500 - £25,000                      MOBILE BASIS IN THE UK
Offers nail treatments, such
as manicures and pedicures,
applying false nails or extensions,
and decoration, using a range of
techniques.
                                      THERE ARE AN ESTIMATED

BEAUTY THERAPIST
£15,000 - £20,000
Develop your career by training
in a wider variety of treatments
                                           400       SPAS IN THE UK
or moving into fashion, theatre,
or media make-up. With
experience you could progress
to become a salon manager.

BEAUTY CONSULTANT
                                       An average of 42% of people
£12,000 - £30,000                      working in the sector are self-
Help customers choose the              employed
right beauty products to help
them make the most of their
appearance.
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BEAUTY THERAPY
     LEVEL 2
      THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO
      FURTHER THE KNOWLEDGE AND           DETAILS
      SKILLS GAINED AT LEVEL 1 AND
                                          ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
      COVERS ALL BASIC BEAUTY
                                          Three GCSEs at grade D or above, one
      THERAPIES.                          being in English or Maths
                                          OR a Level 1 Beauty Diploma
      The City & Guilds Level 2
      Diploma in Beauty Therapy is        START DATE
      a vocational course taught by       September
      lecturers who are experts in        END DATE
      the beauty sector. It gives you     June
      the opportunity for hands-on
                                          DURATION
      learning in our industry-standard
                                          1 year
      salons and spa, as well as a
      chance to complete external         COURSE COST
      work experience.                    Aged 16–18: FREE!
                                          Aged 19+: See p3 for funding options

                                          PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
                                          You can progress on to Level 3 Diploma
                                          in Body and Spa Therapy or an
                                          Apprenticeship in the beauty sector.

      COURSE CONTENT
      • Facials

      • Tanning

      • Waxing

      • Manicures and pedicures

      • Make-up

      • Eye treatments & nail art

      • Client care and communication

      • Retailing, and reception duties

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BEAUTY THERAPY LEVEL 2

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BODY AND SPA THERAPIES
     LEVEL 3
      IF YOU ASPIRE TO WORK AS A
      SPA OR SALON MANAGER AND                DETAILS
      HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED
                                              ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
      A BEAUTY-RELATED LEVEL 2
                                              GCSE (or Functional Skills) English and
      QUALIFICATION, THIS COURSE IS           Maths at grade C/4 (or Level 2) and
      FOR YOU.                                Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

                                              START DATE
      This body and spa therapy
                                              September
      course will provide you with
      a range of specialist practical         END DATE
      skills and technical knowledge,         June
      equipping you to seek
                                              DURATION
      employment or further training
                                              1 year
      within the beauty and spa
      therapy sectors. You will carry         COURSE COST
      out practical treatments in the         Aged 16–18: FREE!
      college’s salon and spa, and will       Aged 19+: See p3 for funding options
      have the opportunity to act as          PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
      salon manager.                          We work with local employers, including
                                              Ragdale Hall, Steiner, Clarins, and many
                                              other salons, who will contribute to the
                                              delivery of your training, preparing you
      COURSE CONTENT                          for employment in the beauty or spa
                                              therapy industries, as a beauty therapist,
      • Anatomy and physiology
                                              technical representative, or spa/salon
      • Providing facial and electrotherapy   manager, or specialist further study.
        treatments

      • Monitoring and maintaining the
        client’s spa journey

      • Providing body massage

      • Promoting and selling products
        and services to clients

      • Providing spa treatments

      • Providing Indian head massage

      • Providing Massages with
        Pre-blended Oils

      • Monitor and Maintain Spa Areas

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HEALTH SPA WEEKS PROVED TO BE
A RESOUNDING SUCCESS!

“Autumn was the first time we had             Following its successful launch in Autumn,
offered a Health Spa Week and our             the Winter Health Spa week had another
students were heaped with compliments         hit on its hands with clients once again
with the 30 clients commenting on             full of praise for the professional service
the excellent service, the relaxed            offered by students providing a range
environment and how professional it           of beauty and hair treatments, not to
was. They said it was a wonderful day –       mention breakfast and lunch at the
one even called it ‘absolutely fabulous’.     Radmoor Restaurant.
In fact, it was such a success that we        “We had 24 clients during the winter
arranged another week for Winter”             Spa Week and every one of them was
said Claire Springthorpe, Beauty and          thrilled with the relaxed atmosphere and
Sports Massage programme lead at              high standard of their treatment, with
Loughborough College.                         some commenting it was better than any
More than 30 of our beauty therapy and        commercial salon or spa they had ever
hairdressing students indulged clients with   been to.
Dermalogica facials, full body massages,      “It was wonderful for our students to
manicures and pedicures as well as wash       receive such positive feedback and was
and blow dries. They welcomed clients         of course an excellent opportunity for
with breakfast and also took them from        them to gain an insight into working in
our training salon to the restaurant to       the industry, as well as to be practically
enjoy their lunch – which was provided        assessed for their courses – which
by the College’s hospitality and catering     was reflected in the distinction grades
students and staff.                           achieved.

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WOMEN’S HAIRDRESSING
     LEVEL 2
      THIS COURSE FOLLOWS ON FROM
      THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS          DETAILS
      GAINED AT LEVEL 1 AND COVERS
                                        ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
      ALL BASIC HAIRDRESSING
                                        Three GCSEs at grade D/3 or above,
      SERVICES.                         one being in English or Maths
                                        OR a Level 1 Hairdressing Diploma
      This Women’s Hairdressing
      course also offers visits to      START DATE
      national shows, demonstrations    September
      from specialist manufacturers,    END DATE
      and opportunities for work        June
      experience.
                                        DURATION
                                        1 year

                                        COURSE COST
                                        Aged 16–18: FREE!
                                        Aged 19+: See p3 for funding options

                                        PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
                                        You can progress on to the City &
                                        Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Women’s
                                        Hairdressing or an Apprenticeship in the
                                        sector.

      COURSE CONTENT
      • Health and safety

      • Client care and consultation

      • Shampooing and
        conditioning hair

      • Cutting hair

      • Styling and setting hair

      • Colouring hair

      • Perming hair

      • Create and image

      • Promote products

      • Display of stock and products

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AN AWARD-WINNING LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE
HAIR STYLIST HAS JOINED THE CREW OF A
POPULAR US TV SERIES
Emma Sessions has been on location             “I’ve been looking after several of
filming for The Spanish Princess creating      the principals, preparing all the wigs,
looks for some of the drama’s biggest          responsible for taking all the hair and
names, a follow-up to The White Queen          make-up continuity photos…
and The White Princess – and has so            “The Spanish Princess is airing early
impressed bosses she is also set to join       next year and it looks like I may get the
the hair and make-up team on a major           chance to work on the next in the series.
British TV show.                               I have also been asked to join the hair
Emma, who was awarded gold at the              and make-up team for Call The Midwife.”
Association of Hairdressers and Therapists     Emma, who achieved Distinction Star in
2018 national final in the Fantasy category,   her Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma
went straight from completing her              in Hairdressing at Loughborough College,
Loughborough College course to the set.        added: “I can’t believe that six months ago
“I got a call late one night from Linda        I was quietly doing my qualification at the
Boije. She’s a leading hair and make-          College, I’d never entered a competition
up designer working on the series on           and suddenly I am winning a national gold
location in the UK and had just finished       and working on set for a US TV series. It
a long day. I’d been recommended to            has been a whirlwind.
her by two other leading names in the          “I’ve had so much encouragement and
industry – Jennifer Lenard and Amanda          support from Loughborough College,
Green – after being given the chance           the staff in hairdressing and Karen
to work with them on the photo shoot           Dixon, who leads the course. She’s been
and video for this year’s British Barbers      a great mentor. I’ve gained more skills
Association Hall of Fame and I couldn’t        and confidence than I would ever have
believe it when she offered me an              thought possible. It’s opened up a whole
opportunity to join the team on set – but      world of opportunities. I have to keep
it was for the next day!                       pinching myself and I feel very blessed.
“It’s fantastic to be in that environment      This really has been the most amazing
with a cast and crew who are at the top of     year of my life.”
their game working on a production with
a multi-million pound budget.
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HAIRDRESSING
     LEVEL 3
      THIS FULL-TIME PROGRAMME
      OF STUDY BUILDS ON THE                  DETAILS
      SKILLS GAINED AT LEVEL 2.
                                              ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
      YOU’LL LEARN ADVANCED
                                              GCSE (or Functional Skills) English and
      SKILLS, INCLUDING ADVANCED              Maths at grade C/4 (or Level 2)
      CUTTING, COLOUR CORRECTION,             AND
      AND CREATIVE COLOURING                  Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
      TECHNIQUES, WHILST
                                              START DATE
      EXPLORING CURRENT AND
                                              September
      EMERGING TRENDS WITHIN THE
      HAIRDRESSING INDUSTRY.                  END DATE
                                              June
      Alongside your studies, you’ll
                                              DURATION
      work in the Radmoor Centre’s
                                              1 year
      training salon as a stylist, giving
      you the opportunity to enhance          COURSE COST
      and develop your skills whilst          Aged 16–18: FREE!
      building strong interpersonal           Aged 19+: See p3 for funding options
      skills in preparation for industry.
                                              PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
                                              Upon completion of this course, you
                                              can further your skills by progressing
                                              on to an Apprenticeship, through
                                              additional short specialist courses, or
                                              by entering the hairdressing industry or
                                              self-employment as a stylist or session
                                              stylist.
      COURSE CONTENT
      • Advanced techniques in:
        • cutting hair
        • colouring hair
        • creative styling
        • dressing hair

      • Health and safety

      • Consultation

      • Creative hairdressing design skills

      • Advanced pering techniques

      • Colour correction (Level 4 unit)

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YOUR CAREER IN
HAIRDRESSING

  IF YOU ENJOY HAIRSTYLING             INDUSTRY STATS
  AND LIKE MEETING DIFFERENT
  PEOPLE, A CAREER IN THE
  HAIRDRESSING INDUSTRY COULD
                                       EXPERIENCED HAIR STYLISTS CAN
  BE IDEAL.                            EARN UP TO

CAREERS
COLOURIST
£14,000 - £20,000
                                       £30k                    PER YEAR

An expert in colouring hair and,
in some cases, other technical
services offered in a salon, such           50% OF THE PEOPLE
as perming. Holds consultations            EMPLOYED IN THE HAIR
with clients, and works with               AND BEAUTY INDUSTRY
                                            ARE SELF-EMPLOYED
stylists to ensure cut and colour
work together.

HAIRDRESSER
£14,000 - £30,000                      THERE ARE AN ESTIMATED
With experience you could
progress to jobs like senior stylist
or salon manager, or move into
training or assessing. Other
                                       35,704
options include wig making,            HAIR AND BEAUTY
training in styling techniques,        ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE UK
and working in the theatre, film,
and television industries.

SALON MANAGER
£18,000 - £30,000
                                           Hair and beauty industries
Manages the salon team                    contribute £7 billion per year
ensuring that the salon is run in a           to the UK economy
professional manner and that all
aspects of the business are kept
up to date.
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FEATURES
     & BENEFITS
     LEVEL 2 & 3
     BARBERING COURSES
     •   Visits to national hair shows

     •    emonstrations and workshops
         D
         from specialist Barbers

     •    pportunities for work experience
         O                                          LEVEL 2
         (if you are already working in a           BEAUTY THERAPY
         barber shop this can be used as
                                                    •    he chance to train in
                                                        T
         work experience)
                                                        industry-standard salons
                                                        and spa
                                                    •   Opportunities to complete
                                                        work experience
                                                    •   Lecturers who are experts
                                                        in the industry

            LEVEL 1
            INTRODUCING THE
            HAIR AND BEAUTY
            SECTOR COURSE
            •    ou will have the opportunity to
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                complete work experience during
                this course and work with real
                clients

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LEVEL 3 BODY AND
SPA
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   Excellent links to well-known, local employers, such as Ragdale
    Hall, from whom we were awarded a College Certificate of
    Excellence, and Hoar Cross Hall Spa Hotel, with many past
    students working at both establishments
•        tate-of-the-art training facilities, including four state-of-
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        the-art beauty treatment rooms, a dedicated nail salon, a dry
        flotation room, and a relaxation area, containing a hot tub spa,
        sauna, and steam room

                                                   LEVEL 2
                                                   WOMEN’S
                                                   HAIRDRESSING
                                                   •   Visits to national shows
                                                   •   Demonstrations from
    LEVEL 3                                             specialist manufacturers
                                                   •    pportunities for work
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    HAIRDRESSING                                       experience
    •    Visits to national hair shows             •   Industry placement
    •     visit to ASP professional colouring
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         and colour correction workshops,
         product workshops, bridal hair
         workshops
    •     emonstrations and workshops from
         D
         specialist manufacturers, such as
         Wella and Tigi
    •     pportunities for work experience
         O
         in our training salons
    •    Industry placement

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FAQs
     I NEED EXTRA SUPPORT WITH MY STUDIES.
     WHAT HELP CAN I GET AT LOUGHBOROUGH
     COLLEGE?
     There are staff on hand to help you with your
     academic progress. Our specialist advisors
     can also help with additional requirements,
     and we have a fantastic team of learning
     support assistants who can provide in-class
     assistance.

                                                 WHAT FUNDING IS AVAILABLE FOR
                                                 TUITION FEES?
                                                 There are no tuition fees for full-time
                                                 students under 19 who are enrolled on a
                                                 Further Education course. If you’re over
                                                 18, see page 3 for guidance.

     WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T GET THE GRADES I WAS EXPECTING?
     If you don’t get your predicted results, don’t panic! Our Student
     Recruitment team is on hand to help, and we’ll make sure that we find
     another course that is suitable for you.

                                  CAN I WORK A PART-TIME JOB WHILST STUDYING?
                                  We recommend no more than 8-9 working hours
                                  per week. Research has shown that 10+ hours can
                                  negatively affect academic achievement, so make
                                  sure you’re prioritising correctly.

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CAN I SPEAK TO SOMEBODY ABOUT THE
COURSES YOU OFFER?
Yes, we have a dedicated Student Recruitment
advisory team who will be happy to provide you
with the information on our courses and answer
any questions you may have. Give us a call on
01509 618375 or e-mail us at
studentrecruitment@loucoll.ac.uk

                               DOES THE COLLEGE OFFER FINANCIAL HELP?
                               We offer a bursary fund to help with additional costs
                               associated with your course, such as transport, kit
                               or uniform, and childcare costs. Eligibility is based
                               on household income. You don’t need to request a
                               bursary application form, as they are sent to everyone
                               who has applied to study with us (usually in July/
                               August). Further information is available here:
                               www.loucoll.ac.uk/student-services

CAN I CHOOSE TO DO ANOTHER
COURSE IF I CHANGE MY MIND?
Yes. You can change your course                 WHAT’S THE DEADLINE FOR
before enrolment by contacting the              SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION?
Student Recruitment team on                     As a college we would advise you
01509 618375.                                   to apply by 28th May 2021. This will
If you’ve already started your course           allow you to get the most out of
and find that it isn’t right for you, don’t     what we can offer you, helping you
worry; there will be opportunities for          to make the important decisions
you to discuss suitable alternatives.           about the courses you’re interested
                                                in. However, we will however
                                                continue to consider applications
                                                made after this date.

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Loughborough College
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     Leicestershire
     LE11 3BT

     01509 618375
     info@loucoll.ac.uk
     www.loucoll.ac.uk
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