There are 11 chapters in this one module covering the complete hairdressing and beauty therapy course:
i. Chapter One: introduction to hairdressing and beauty therapy technology
ii. Chapter Two: Salon Safety Procedure and Waste Disposal
iii. Chapter Three: Bacteriology
iv. Chapter Four: Products and Materials for Manicures and Pedicures
v. Chapter Five: Shampooing and Conditioning
vi. Chapter Six: Blow Drying and Thermal Styling
vii. Chapter Seven: Ear Piercing
viii. Chapter Eight: Facial Therapy
ix. Chapter Nine: Braiding, Weaving, and Bonding
x. Chapter Ten: Waxing
xi. Chapter Eleven: Massages
Throughout the Chapters, there are exercises for you to do – we call these self-marked
activities. These include completing tables and figures, drag and drop, identifying true and false
statements, and answering questions.
You must do these self-marked activities because they will help you check your progress as you go along
and find out if you have understood the chapters. Each chapter has a practical session at the end of each
topic; you must come to the Centre to complete them. The actual dates will be given to you by your Tutor.

The final assessment and the final assessments upon which your competence for this course will be judged

Objectives of the course

By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
i. Understand the opportunities in the career salon and beauty industry
ii. Examine the types and causes of accidents in the solon
iii. Differentiate between viruses, bacteria, and parasites
iv. Identify products and materials used in manicures and pedicures
v. Evaluate the various methods used in shampooing and conditioning
vi. Describe conditions and types of hair
vii. State methods used in blow drying and thermal styling
viii. Identify the types of ear-piercing
ix. Describe the effects of steaming

x. Differentiate between braiding, weaving, and bonding
xi. Highlight the methods of hair removal
xii. Differentiate various types of messages
xiii. Demonstrate various make-up themes

Learning Outcomes

At the end of training using this course, the learner should be able to:
i. Apply the knowledge and skills acquired in a business venture.
ii. Outline methods of disposing of waste materials
iii. Classify the sources of Infectious Diseases
iv. Identify tools and equipment used for manicures and pedicures
v. Develop a positive attitude towards work, applying the correct shampooing and conditioning
vi. Understand various facial types and the styling patterns that are most becoming
vii. Acquire a foundation that leads to further training in hairdressing and beauty therapy