20 credits at level HE4
This unit provides the learners with the opportunity to expand and compliment their own creative style through the utilization of hair design and head ornamentation.
The unit will allow the learner to explore and develop a range of basic hairstyling techniques incorporating the use of postiche resources and head ornamentation.
Through expanding on the basic principals of hair design the learner will independently develop a unique and original approach, allowing them to complete their own imaginative and innovative creations
Through the vocational skills achieved in this unit the learners will be able to maximise visual impact within the development of their portfolio.
1. inspire own design ideas through the production of a research portfolio:
2. explore and demonstrate a range of basic methods and techniques to style hair
3. create a range of hair designs utilising hair weft, colour sprays, head ornamentation and postiche resources
4. be able to identify employment standards and integrate them into the professional working environment. Ensuring that communication, practises and procedures with artiste / production team or colleagues are non-discriminatory and cultural differences are fully respected
Practical expertise will be developed through the activities experience in workshops, studio and external environments. The learner will be exposed to a series of hair styling techniques through tutor led classes and demonstrations, project based briefs and individual development support aimed to educate the student on the range of hairstyling requirements available to the stylist within industry.
The unit is designed to allow the learner to experience creating themed hairstyles for a range of scenarios i.e. Tribal, fairy tails, Manga and space. Tutor led introductions to each theme will follow with assessment of the practical experimentation by the learner, individual research, design and interpretation, assessment and design and self evaluation.
Learners will be required to communicate their knowledge and understanding of the subject through rationalising appropriateness of media and methods used and reflection. Processes will be documented through the fabrication of a learning journal and wherever possible this learning experience will be related to the work environment and integrated into units across programme.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||be able to inspire own design ideas through the production of a research portfolio||produce a portfolio of research that is utilised to inspire own design ideas|
|2.||be able to explore and demonstrate a range of basic methods and techniques to style hair||provide evidence of exploration into a range of basic methods and techniques to style hair and demonstrate this exploration through application|
|3.||be able to create a range of hair designs utilising hair weft, colour sprays, head ornamentation and postiche resources to compliment the hair style for a range of character||create a range of hair designs utilising hair weft, colour sprays, head ornamentation and postiche resources to compliment the hair style for a range of character|
|4.||be able to identify employment standards and integrate them into the professional working environment.||actively maintain a level of professionalism within the working environment, ensuring that communication, practises and procedures with artiste / production team or colleagues are non-discriminatory and cultural differences are fully respected|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Continuous ICA via record assessment book||Portfolio of work|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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