The Foundation Skills competitions have been created to showcase the skills of students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), additional learning needs (ALN), or who require additional support for learning (ASL), who are currently undertaking a course with an FE or training provider at Entry level or level 1.
These competitions provide opportunities for students and learners to develop their vocational skills, wider skills for work, personal, social and independence skills.
The competition is an opportunity for young people who may be aspiring to work in the Hairdressing industry to showcase their talent and demonstrate their journey towards work-readiness. Some examples of the job roles available might be:
Customer service skills
Health and Safety
Attention to detail
Interpreting customer requirements
The competition is for learners with SEND with an Education health & Care Plan (EHCP) on a vocational, employability or work-skills programme. It is roughly equivalent to a vocational qualification at:
Our competitions are open to all so please register between 27 February – 24 March 2023
The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)
The National Qualifiers will take place on the week commencing 19 June 2023, Via remote streaming using Teams.
Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced
Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals
The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals
If you’re interested in Hairdressing then visit our Careers pages to learn more.