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Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School     
Merthyr Dyfan Road
CF62 9YQ
Vale of Glamorgan

Telephone: 01446 403500

Fax: 01446 403501

Email: brynhafrencs.bhcs@valelearning.com

Hair Services

Hair Services

We are pleased to offer this course to our students. It focuses on the development of the underlying principles and practical skills required in the hair industry. It is designed to deliver a high level of occupational capability. Candidates who successfully achieve this qualification could progress to the NVQ in Hairdressing/Barbering; progression to the City and Guilds Diploma in Hairdressing (post 16).

Staff List

Anna Elias - Head of Department

Melanie Aspell - Teacher, Assessor and Internal Verifier

Wendy Olsen - Teacher and Assessor


Students are taught in option column groups. They are taught over five lessons per fortnight. All students must pass every unit in order to be successful. The City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Hair Services has an equivalent value of 3 GCSE's. Each candidate will study the following units :-

*Working in the hair industry

*Maintaining Health and Safety in the salon

*Client consultation for hair services

*Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp

*Promote products and services to clients in a salon

*The art of dressing hair

*Salon reception duties

*Scalp massage


*On-line Gola multiple choice exam

*Summative practical assessment x 1 for each practical unit

Girls are expected to attend extra curricular sessions in the salon to improve on their treatment procedures and reach the required standard. All work is assessed at every stage and feedback given in order to improve.