A hairdresser is a person whose occupation is to cut or style hair in order to change or maintain a person’s image. This is achieved using a combination of hair coloring, haircutting, and hair texturing techniques. Most hairdressers are professionally licensed as either a hairdresser, a barber.


The purpose of this training is to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in hairstyling in accordance with industry requirements. It also enables the student to pursue a hairdressing career path with greater employment and entrepreneurial skills progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications.


Main objectives of the training program

Following are the main objectives of the training program
To produce a capable & skillful workforce as required by the prevailing market demands
To produce work safely, effectively and hygienically
To develop characteristics among the trainees such as self-reliance, reliability, responsibility and ability to lead the program in the field
To give competency in the field of hair styling and its associated elements
To develop excellent cutting and coloring skills
To develop ability among the trainees to work in a team environment
To develop knowledge of sterilization and sanitation rules and explain their importance
To define personal and public hygiene & demonstrate good grooming principles

Duration of the course:

The proposed curriculum is composed of 6 modules that will be covered in 240 hrs. It is proposed that the course may be delivered in a six months’ period. The distribution of contact hours is given below:

  • Total 240 hrs.
  • Theory 26hrs (15%)
  • Practical 204 hrs. (85%)

Following is the structure of the course:

Entry level of trainees

Middle / Metric

Medium of instruction

Urdu, local language