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Qualification: Master hairdresser (no legal status)

Master hairdresser (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Master craftsman level:

  • organise and manage work processes,
  • control the quality of services,
  • draw up draft development and financial programmes,
  • operate a business rationally and economically (staff, standards and calculation of services),
  • draft proposals for the remuneration of co-workers and ensure a positive working environment,
  • ensure the social security of co-workers and their professional growth,
  • ensure a safe working environment and supervise the implementation of occupational safety regulations,
  • ensure the implementation of sanitary/hygienic and technical regulations,
  • provide practical training for apprentices and work placement students,
  • induct new workers,
  • receive customers, consult on the service and carry out the most demanding jobs in the hairdressing field, such as testing skin and hair, to a master craftsman level,
  • correctly select preparations, computer simulations of hairstyles, etc.,
  • advise on and carry out the most demanding hairstyling procedures (combing, cutting, waving, lightening, colouring, shaping),
  • care for healthy and damaged hair, the scalp, hands and nails by choosing appropriate preparations and tools,
  • carry out massage of the scalp, face, neck, chest and hands,
  • form hairstyles (cutting, coiling, tying, styling using a hairdryer and brush and other hairdressing apparatus and accessories),
  • prepare, dye, lighten, bleach, tint, wave hair or individual locks of hair,
  • colour eyebrows, eyelashes,
  • shape eyebrows and shave beards, moustaches, sideburns, heads,
  • apply make-up and character make-up,
  • make wigs/hairpieces/hair extensions using various techniques,
  • give advice on hair and scalp care at home,
  • keep abreast of new developments in hairdressing at home and abroad.

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Chamber of Crafts and Small Business of Slovenia

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Candidates must pass all four units of the master craftsman examination to receive the title of master craftsman.

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Candidates sit a master craftsman examination, which consists of four units:

  • a practical unit,
  • a technical and theoretical part,
  • a business and economics part,
  • an education part.

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Fulfilment of one of the following conditions:

  • the candidate has obtained a secondary vocational qualification (any stream) and has at least three years of professional experience,
  • the candidate has obtained a secondary technical qualification (any stream) and has at least two years of professional experience,
  • the candidate has obtained a higher vocational qualification or first-cycle professional higher education qualification (any stream) and has at least one year of professional experience.
NQF Level: 
5
Access requirements: 

Fulfilment of one of the following conditions:

  • the candidate has obtained a secondary vocational qualification (any stream) and has at least three years of professional experience,
  • the candidate has obtained a secondary technical qualification (any stream) and has at least two years of professional experience,
  • the candidate has obtained a higher vocational qualification or first-cycle professional higher education qualification (any stream) and has at least one year of professional experience.
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates must pass all four units of the master craftsman examination to receive the title of master craftsman.