Ambition works with schools across Scotland supplying courses for pupils from first to sixth year. For many young people, an early opportunity to work on skills that relate directly to the world of work and will provide real
benefits to their overall educational programme.PROVISION OF HAIRDRESSING, BARBERING AND BEAUTY COURSES TO SCHOOLSACT specialise in the delivery of hair and beauty courses, we can cater to the needs of all age groups and
deliver to suit your school curriculum. The courses can be used as an introduction to hairdressing and/or beauty skills or as a tool to teach personal presentation, communication skills, team work and other generic skills.Our
courses are taught by professional Hairdressers and Beauticians who work in industry and have experience working with school pupils. All courses are certificated by SQA and can be delivered as part of a Group Award or as
individual units.Pupils wishing to pursue a career in the hair and beauty industry will have the opportunity to progress with ACT and begin training in the workplace to achieve Scottish Vocational Qualifications and Modern
Listed below are examples of the different units/courses which ACT can deliver to school pupils:Skills for Work Hairdressing Level 4ACT works with schools across Scotland supplying SQA-certified Skills for
Work courses for pupils in the third and fourth year of secondary school and above.The course is at level 4 and consists of four 40-hour mandatory units, all of which emphasise the employability skills and attitudes that
will help prepare candidates for the workplace.Hairdressing: Salon AwarenessHairdressing: Working in the SalonHairdressing: Employability SkillsHairdressing: CreativitySkills for Work Hairdressing Level 5This
course is at level 5 and consists of four 40 hour unitsHairdressing: Working in the salonHairdressing: Salon SkillsHairdressing: Creative trendsHairdressing: Introduction to colourMake Up SkillsThis
course is at level 5 and consists of three 40 hour unitsDay Make Up and Basic Corrective Make UPBridal and Evening Make UpContemporary Make UpIndividual unitsLevel 4Beauty – Practical SkillsBeauty Skills:
An IntroductionCareer Options and ChoicesCombined Practical Beauty SkillsContemporary Make-up• Hairdressing – Practical SkillsHealth and SafetyPrepare and Assist in a Workplace EnvironmentProduct
Skincare RoutineWorking with Customers and ColleaguesLevel 5Blow Drying TechniquesClipper Cutting Techniques: GentsCurrent techniques in Long Hair: BasicFace PaintingFacial Skin CareHair,
Beauty and make-up: Personal Care and AppearanceLadies Hairdressing: Basic Cutting Categories• ManicuringNail Art: Freehand• Pedicure• Reception Duties and SkillsSalon Skills: The Essentials• Setting and Winding
Techniques for HairShampooing, Conditioning and Scalp MassageIn addition we have recently received approval from City & Guilds to deliver a variety of hair and beauty courses.If you require additional information
or have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us. We can arrange to meet and discuss your school’s requirements and tailor delivery of units/courses to suit.
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