SectorAesthetics Care (21)
Number of Credits97
Total Hours1455 hours

Hairdressing Program Objectives

Develop knowledge, skills and the attitudes required to use hygiene, health and safety rules and measures linked to the use of caustic and corrosive products, analyse the scalp and the hair, counsel the customer a style that goes well with their personality, to know techniques involved in hair coloration and to be able to accomplish tasks such as cutting, setting and styling hair, to accomplish complimentary tasks such as trimming and shaving or beards, sideburns and mustaches, to accomplish reception and sales tasks.

Hairdressing Functional Prerequisites

A person who has reached the age of 18 may be admitted to a hairdressing program of study leading to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP) on the basis of functional prerequisites. These functional prerequisites described for a person who has attained the age of 18 at the start date reported attendance in the professional study program are: the success of the General Development Test (GDT) and obtaining and successful tests relating to specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics, if any.

This table shows the new course codes for common core training (BCF) and the diverse basic training (FBD) required for specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics for the intended program of study. In the context of the new codes during the BCF and FBD are gradual implementation, it is indicated in brackets the old course codes are still valid. The equivalent code during general youth training is also indicated in this table. When a DVS does not require any specific prerequisites in language of instruction or mathematics, a (-) appears in the corresponding cells. Note that the functional prerequisites do not apply for professional specialization certificate programs (ASP).




Hairdressing Program Content

Code Competency Hours Credits
918-011 Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process 15 1
918-022 Prevent health and safety incidents 30 2
918-033 Examine the scalp and hair 45 3
918-042 Analyze a client’s morphology and physiognomy 30 2
918-052 Shampoo hair 30 2
918-064 Give a hair and scalp treatment 60 4
918-073 Set hair 45 3
918-085 Style hair 75 5
918-093 Communicate with clients 45 3
918-108 Give a standard haircut to a female client 120 8
918-114 Give a gradual haircut to a male client and trim his beard 60 4
918-127 Give a standard permanent 105 7
918-138 Colour hair 120 8
918-154 Colour hair in pastel shades 60 4
918-166 Do a colour correction 90 6
918-173 Sell products and services 45 3
918-185 Give a styled haircut 75 5
918-195 Give a styled permanent 75 5
918-208 Do a creative colouring 120 8
918-217 Give a personalized hairstyle 105 7
918-227 Take part in the working world 105 7
TOTAL 1455 97