Certificate in Trichology for Hairdressers

The aim of the ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Trichology for Hairdressers is to enable students to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide effective hair and scalp services.

The Certificate is a distance learning qualification that includes workbooks, lectures, guided learning sessions, clinical observation and written assessment and examination. The course can be studied over a 1 year period (338 hours).

Study for the Certificate includes detailed examination of the science of hair and scalp conditions, an in-depth study of the chemicals used in hair treatments and why they can cause concern, occupational hazards, and how best to advise clients on a healthy lifestyle for beautiful and healthy hair.

Students are supported throughout the course by a dedicated course tutor.

On successful completion of the Course, you will be Registered as a Trichologist with TrichoCare Education. You can then establish your own trichology practice.

QCF Level 4
UK Accreditation: QAN 601/5297/7

Course Duration

One academic year

Students will attend 87 hours of lectures and perform 35 hours of clinically assessed practice. Alongside this, students are encouraged to devote approximately 120 hours of private study, whilst producing assignments at each stage.

Course Location

Distance learning, seminars, practical sessions

Lectures, seminars and clinical assessment sessions are held at convenient centres around the UK. The remainder of the Course is studied through distance learning, workbooks and written assignments.

Course Content

The course is divided into 6 Units. These are:

  • Concepts of Science in Trichology
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Trichologists
  • The Role of Nutrition in Trichology
  • Provide a Trichology Service
  • Controlling Risk in Trichology Practice
  • Chemistry of hair and beauty products

Accreditation and Endorsement

This course is fully accredited through ITEC as a Level 4 Certificate, and endorsed by habia.

Course Benefits

This course was conceived and designed to equip the hair professional with the tools and knowledge to safeguard their clients, increase their professional effectiveness and elevate the status of the hair profession.

QCF Level 4
UK Accreditation: QAN 601/5297/7

Assessment

Support and guidance

At each stage, students produce written assignments. These can be submitted online and viewed by the assessment team. Full support, guidance and feedback will be provided on all work produced. As the course progresses, the student will compile an e-portfolio. On completion of the assignments, each student will be required to sit a theory examination.

Resources

Course materials

All course notes and guidance information are supplied on registration. Students will also receive support and further guidance throughout the course.

Clinical Assessment

Best practice

Each student will also be required to complete the requisite number of clinical hours and take a viva voce examination.

Team

Specialists in their field

The course team is made up of highly qualified and experienced trichology and educational specialists. Read more information about the Team.

Cost

Course pricing

The Certificate in Trichology is £3,290.00 + VAT. If you undertook the Introduction to Trichology course with us beforehand, its cost will be deducted from the full cost of the Level 4 course.

Progression

Where to go from here

Successful students will be invited to become registered Trichologists, and will be qualified to set up their own trichology consultancy services.