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Qualification: Certificate of professional qualification: Hairdresser

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Certificate of professional qualification: Hairdresser

Qualification Information

Learning outcomes are formulated in accordance with the relevant occupational standard: Occupational standards register



Competences:

1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion:
1.1. basics of business;
1.2. consumer rights;
1.3. basics of  record keeping;
1.4. work organization of a merchant;
1.5. basics of accounting.
2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding:
2.1. history of hairstyle and costume development;
2.2. science of colours and styles;
2.3. methods of creating visual image;
2.4. substantiation of image creation;
2.5. hair styling;
2.6. design of hair styles and composition;
2.7. occupational diseases and their causes;
2.8. classification of accidents and their causes
2.9. professional terms in the official language and one foreign language.
3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use:
3.1. technological processes of hairdresser’s works;
3.2. scheduling of sequence of technological process works;
3.3. technological schemes;
3.4. tools and equipment of a hairdresser;
3.5. types of professional hair cosmetics;
3.6. characteristics and usage of professional hair cosmetics;
3.7. professional skin care preparations;
3.8. anatomy and functions of human hair and skin;
3.9. skin, hair and nail diseases and prophylaxis;
3.10. epidemiological safety measures;
3.11.  disinfectants and their usage;
3.12. head washing and massage processes;
3.13. wrapping hair on rollers;
3.14. hair styling;
3.15. hair cutting;
3.16. combining haircut schemes;
3.17. hair chemical treatment processes;
3.18. beard and moustache chemical treatment;
3.19. taking care and usage of decorative hair products;
3.20. hair extensions, braids and sewing the hair in;
2.21. morphological characteristics of human face;
3.22. drawing the human head and face;
3.23. usage of make-up;
3.24. first aid;
3.25. usage of information technology;
3.26. action in case of fire;
3.27. organization of the working environment;
3.28. customer oriented interaction;
3.29. official language;
3.30. one foreign language at the professional communication level;
3.31. labour protection;
3.32. fire protection, electrical safety and civil protection rules;
3.33. legal employment relationship;
3.34. environmental protection.



Skills:

1. To determine the hair and skin type, structure and health condition as well as identify hair and skin damages and diseases.
2. To test the allergic reaction of the head skin before the chemical procedures.
3. To select, prepare and use disinfectants by following the usage instructions.
4. To select, clean, disinfect and sterilize instruments and use instruments and equipment in the working process.
5. To select appropriate professional hair cosmetics and follow the usage and storing arrangements.
6. To do various haircuts and haircut elements from hair of different lengths, use artistic elements and follow fashion tendencies.
7. To calculate and to proportion the amount of necessary hair cosmetics.
8. To prepare the customer for the procedure and to carry out the final works.
9. To wash the head and to massage the head skin, recommend hair care agents for usage at home.
10. To style the hair with a hairdryer: styling hair roots for doing a hair style, curling hair with a hairdryer, hair styling with a hairdryer and hands.
11. To wrap hair with hair rollers according to the schemes.
12. To style the hair after wrapping the rollers.
13. To draw hair styles, to read and prepare hair styling technological schemes.
14. To use different back combing methods.
15. To crimp and straighten the hair.
16. To cut and thin the hair.
17. To select and prepare the dye by using dye pallet.
18. To curl the hair.
19. To carry out the processes of hair chemical treatment - to pigment, dye, bleach, remove the dye.
20. To select and use the chemical substances for permanent waving and chemical straightening of hair.
21. To carry out hair recovering procedures.
22. To cut beard and moustache, shave head, beard and moustache.
23. To use hair decorative elements and products from natural and artificial hair, take care of hair.
24. To apply, braid and sew in hair extensions.
25. Follow the rules of work protection, fire protection and electrical safety.
26. To respect the consumer rights.
27. To provide the first aid.
28. To organize the working environment, carry out the epidemiological safety measures.
29. To observe the personal hygiene standards.
30. To observe the environmental protection laws and regulations and preserve the environment.
31. To use personal protective equipment.
32. To schedule and organize the work.
33. To find, select and use the information for ensuring working procedures.
34. To flexibly solve the problematic situations.
35. To work independently and within a team.
36. To be able to use the official language.
37. To use the professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.
38. To be able to use one foreign language at the communication level.
39. To observe the standards of the legal employment relationship.



Knowledge:

1. To determine the hair and skin type, structure and health condition as well as identify hair and skin damages and diseases.
2. To test the allergic reaction of the head skin before the chemical procedures.
3. To select, prepare and use disinfectants by following the usage instructions.
4. To select, clean, disinfect and sterilize instruments and use instruments and equipment in the working process.
5. To select appropriate professional hair cosmetics and follow the usage and storing arrangements.
6. To do various haircuts and haircut elements from hair of different lengths, use artistic elements and follow fashion tendencies.
7. To calculate and to proportion the amount of necessary hair cosmetics.
8. To prepare the customer for the procedure and to carry out the final works.
9. To wash the head and to massage the head skin, recommend hair care agents for usage at home.
10. To style the hair with a hairdryer: styling hair roots for doing a hair style, curling hair with a hairdryer, hair styling with a hairdryer and hands.
11. To wrap hair with hair rollers according to the schemes.
12. To style the hair after wrapping the rollers.
13. To draw hair styles, to read and prepare hair styling technological schemes.
14. To use different back combing methods.
15. To crimp and straighten the hair.
16. To cut and thin the hair.
17. To select and prepare the dye by using dye pallet.
18. To curl the hair.
19. To carry out the processes of hair chemical treatment - to pigment, dye, bleach, remove the dye.
20. To select and use the chemical substances for permanent waving and chemical straightening of hair.
21. To carry out hair recovering procedures.
22. To cut beard and moustache, shave head, beard and moustache.
23. To use hair decorative elements and products from natural and artificial hair, take care of hair.
24. To apply, braid and sew in hair extensions.
25. Follow the rules of work protection, fire protection and electrical safety.
26. To respect the consumer rights.
27. To provide the first aid.
28. To organize the working environment, carry out the epidemiological safety measures.
29. To observe the personal hygiene standards.
30. To observe the environmental protection laws and regulations and preserve the environment.
31. To use personal protective equipment.
32. To schedule and organize the work.
33. To find, select and use the information for ensuring working procedures.
34. To flexibly solve the problematic situations.
35. To work independently and within a team.
36. To be able to use the official language.
37. To use the professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.
38. To be able to use one foreign language at the communication level.
39. To observe the standards of the legal employment relationship.

Reference Data

EQF Level:
Thematic area:
Information Language:
Location:
NQF Level: 
3
Awarding body: 

- Rīgas Stila un modes tehnikums

Awarding body contact info: 

ŪDEĻU IELA 22, VIDZEMES PRIEKŠPILSĒTA, RĪGA, LV-1064
Tālr.: 67532721
Fakss:
E-pasts: sekretare@rsm-skola.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Hairdresser (5141 01)

Access requirements: 

Certificate of general secondary education or Diploma of vocational secondary education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes) or
Formal (through non-formal education acquired competence recognition process, completing the qualifications professional examination)