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Course code: 5M3351

Course content:

  • Practical Hairdressing Skills
  • Theory of Hairdressing
  • Hair Science
  • Creative Hair Styling
  • Customer Service
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Work Preparation and Experience
  • Barbering Techniques


Students who successfully complete Year One will be awarded QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hairdressing (5M3351) and a Junior Trade Certificate (Department of Educations and Skills).




This course is designed to provide students with the techniques and knowledge required to gain a recognised qualification in Hairdressing and Barbering allowing them to compete for employment in a salon/barbers environment.

Entry Requirements: 

Leaving Certificate, Leaving Cert Applied (LCA), Mature students or applicants with other equivalent qualifications
are welcome to apply.

Progression and Career Options:

Graduates of this course may progress to Year 2 Hairdressing for the Senior Trade Certificate at Drogheda Institute of Further Education.  Alternatively they may opt to take up Junior positions within the Hairdressing or Barbering Industry.  Students can also apply for a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.

hair barbering

Drogheda Institute of
Further Education,

The Twenties, Drogheda, Co.Louth.

Phone: 041 9837105
Fax: 041 9841653
Email: dife@lmetb.ie


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