This 2day course has been designed to give you all the skills and knowledge to be able to cut and blow dry hair. It covers the basic shampooing routine and a range of different cutting techniques and cutting styles in order to create the perfect look to suit your client. Theory is delivered online which means you can work at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home. The practical training is taught with an educator of your choice.
The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body, for membership and insurance purposes. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a full-colour certificate for a GTi Award in Basic Hair Cutting.
Please see our Course Terms & Conditions for further details about course payments.
GTi Basic Hair Cutting Course
Introductory price £280.00 - £130.00 non refundable deposit upon booking. The remaining balance of £150.00 to be paid direct to your educator. All course deposits quoted exclude VAT.
|This course has been designed to give you all the skills and knowledge to be able to cut and blow dry hair. It covers the basic shampooing routine and a range of different cutting techniques and cutting styles in order to create the perfect look to suit your client.
Guild of Beauty Therapists
|GTi Professional Standards & Wash and Blow Dry
Theory & Practical
8 Hours (This is completed at your own pace)
12 Hours (Over 2 days)
Online and Practical Examinations
Please note that the number of theory and practical hours required to complete this course as stated above is provided as a guideline only. The actual number of theory hours required will vary depending on the speed at which you learn. The number of practical hours may vary depend on learning speed and class sizes.
- Introduction, Reception, Consultation
- Contraindications & Contra-actions
- Anatomy & Physiology of the Hair
- Face Shapes
- Equipment & Products
- Shampooing & Conditioning
- Cutting Techniques Using Scissors
- Cutting Styles
- Blow Drying
- Practical Tuition and Assessment
How do I enrol on the course?
You can enrol on the course by purchasing the course via the website or calling Nailchemy Academy
How soon after enrolling can I start the course?
Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course deposit, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away. Practical training will be provided within three weeks of completion of the theory aspect of the course. The remaining balance of £150.00 to be paid direct to your educator.
How long will it take me to complete the course?
The time it takes to complete the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual, and also on the number of hours per day you spend on it.
Is there a time limit for completing the course?
Is the course accredited?
The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance.
Is the course accredited for Continuing Professional Development - CPD?
Yes. The course is accredited for Continuing Professional Development by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.
What support is available to me whilst doing the course?
All courses have access to integrated email support from fully qualified therapists and tutors.
What if I am dyslexic?
Each course module includes an audio soundtrack of the course material which is ideal for students who are dyslexic.
Do I need anything special on my computer?
You will need to have a modern web browser and speakers or headphones. Please note that the course modules do not currently run on some mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads and are not compatible with Google Chrome browsers. Please feel free to run our free trial module to check if the course will run on your computer.
How will the course be marked?
Following each course module, you will take an online examination which requires a pass rate of 70%. For the practical module, you will need to demonstrate that you can perform the outlined tasks to the skill level required.
Am I allowed to refer to textbooks or notes during the examination?
No. You are expected to complete online tests under exam conditions without referring to any notes, textbooks or online help.
What if I fail a module?
If you fail a module you have the ability to re-take the examination twice. If you fail the module you will be contacted by the tutor who will offer support before making a final attempt.
What happens if I Fail the course?
If you do fail the course based on your practical assessment you can choose to re-sit the assessment within 2 weeks of your initial assessment date. There is a re-sit fee of £30 per hour to be paid direct to your tutor.
Do I need to complete any paperwork?
No. All examinations are completed online and a record of your marks is displayed in your login area. When you complete your practical module you may need to fill out your details as well as a review form.
What will I receive when I complete the course?
You will receive a GTi Award certificate which will be mailed to you on successful completion of the course.
*MINIMUM NUMBER OF 2 STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR THE COURSE TO RUN. IF BOOKED CAN WAIT FOR AN ALTERNATIVE DATE OR FOR 1-2-1 TRAINING THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF £100*