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Archive for the ‘Hairdressing’ Category

Student Reading Group – Recruiting Now!

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 17, 2010


Students can already share their opinions and favourite/most hated reads in the Blog Off and Read! group on Moodle.


Would you like to meet up with other like-minded students on a regular basis to chat about the ‘read of the week’ and share ideas face to face?

Is that a YES!?!

Well then, you’ll need to contact our Senior Information officer Pat Hebron and she’ll do the rest.

Send an email to with your –


ID Number


Preferred Contact Email

Times of the week that would suit you best


Posted in A Levels, Art & Design, Beauty, Business, Catering, Childcare, Citizenship, Construction, Culinary Arts, Engineering, English, Events, Fashion, FE Students, Film Studies, GCSE, Geography, Hairdressing, HE Students, History, ICT, Law, Management, Music, Outdoor Education, Painting & Decorating, PGCE, Plumbing, Psychology, Reading Group, Science, Sociology, Sport, Tourism | Tagged: , , , | Leave a Comment »

Skills Cymru – 16th-18th September

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 10, 2010


Skillscymru, which takes place at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, will mark the start of a year-long programme of events and activities taking place across the UK in the run up to WorldSkills London 2011. It is being hosted by the Welsh Assembly Government, which is also a Partner of WorldSkills London 2011, as part of its commitment to raise skills levels throughout Wales. Simon Bartley, chief executive of UK Skills, talks in more detail about the event here. SkillsCymru will also have a huge selection of interactive learning experiences for visitors and a fantastic group of inspirational speakers.

The World Skills competition itself takes place on the 5th-8th October 2011 in London.  Their interactive website is already live. Click on the scrolling skills list to access videos and links to career information. You can choose your national flag and get up dates on that country’s competitors. Check in with the site regularly to watch the ‘Focus On’ series of videos about specific career choices.

Students from Coleg Llandrillo have a fantastic reputation for achieving awards at the UK Skills and World Skills events. Talk to your tutor about how to get involved.



Posted in A Levels, Art & Design, Beauty, Catering, Construction, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Enterprise, Fashion, FE Students, Film Studies, GCSE, Hairdressing, HE Students, Health & Social Care, ICT, Painting & Decorating, PGCE, Plumbing, Staff | Tagged: , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

New Hairdressing Training Online – Mimas

Posted by LibeRaCe on May 7, 2010

This new online training programme from Mimas launched on the 6th May. The programme can be linked to NVQ Levels 1, 2 and 3 Hairdressing and NVQ Levels 2 and 3 for Barbering.

An easy to navigate and well laid out site, you do not need to log in to access the resources. Topics covered include sections for Male and Female cuts, full lessons on multiple topics such as Skincare, Blowdrying, Health & Safety and also a useful section on Equipment and Skills.

Bonus features include the video demonstrations available and you can also download quizzes and worksheets to help.  

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Hairdressing Training – Llandrillo Students – Update

Posted by LibeRaCe on February 22, 2008
This resource can now be accessed via the Novell log-in screen at
Novell/Mulitmedia & Reference/Online Refernce/Hairdressing Training
Double click on the icon   to open the resource
You will not need a password while opening the resouce on campus.
See the original post to gain access to the resource from home 

Posted in A Levels, Beauty, Counter Questions, FE Students, Five Minutes, Hairdressing, HE Students, Library Online | 2 Comments »

Hairdressing Training Online – FREE for Llandrillo Students

Posted by LibeRaCe on January 28, 2008


  • Step by step guides for ladies and mens cuts
  • Text and picture instructions
  • Powerpoint presentation tutorials
  • Test Questions for each topic
  • PDF notes to download                                         

  • Equipment glossary, including cutting tools and styling products  
  • Lessons on hair analysis, perming and dressing long hair

Have you applied for your ATHENS account yet?

This gives you free access to all the on-line library resources on the college network and at home  – ask in the library for details or download a form in Moodle.

Posted in A Levels, Beauty, Fashion, FE Students, Hairdressing, HE Students, Health & Safety, Library Online, Online Learning | 5 Comments »

Subject Finder – FE Online Resources

Posted by LibeRaCe on December 21, 2007 

Subject Finder (developed by Lambeth College) provides access to high-quality web resources for academics, teachers, lectures and students categorised by subject areas across many FE disciplines. It is designed to search only educational websites, without users being overwhelmed with a huge number of search results.

Find Online Resources for:

Construction             Carpentry            Engineering             Electronics         Sports  

Travel & Tourism          Accounting            Beauty Therapy        Social Care

     Sign Language            Sociology           Arts & Crafts          Charities        Performing

 and many more………

Previous posts on these subjects can be found by clicking the links on the left of the LibeRaCe home page.

Posted in A Levels, Art & Design, Beauty, Childcare, Citizenship, Construction, Engineering, English, Fashion, FE Students, Geography, Hairdressing, HE Students, ICT, Library Online, Science, Sociology, Sport, Volunteering | Leave a Comment »

You Beauty! Update

Posted by LibeRaCe on December 4, 2007 

Hair and Beauty Information for salons, employees, trainers and students…

Based in Doncaster, Habia is the non-profit government approved standards setting body for hair, beauty, nails, spa therapy, barbering and African-Caribbean hair, and creates the standards that form the basis of all qualifications including NVQs, SVQs and Apprenticeships, as well as codes of practice.

 See other beauty and hairdressing links in previous LibaRaCe posts

Posted in A Levels, Beauty, FE Students, Hairdressing | Leave a Comment »

New Business – Know Your Market!

Posted by LibeRaCe on December 3, 2007

The British Library have produced Industry Guides to help new businesses research their target market.

Containing both resource lists of useful reports and links to online information – they are a valuable asset to your marketing mix!

 Useful for our fashion, beauty, wood occupations, sports, design, catering, music, tourism and film students!!


Posted in A Levels, Art & Design, Beauty, Catering, Citizenship, Culinary Arts, Enterprise, Fashion, FE Students, Hairdressing, HE Students, Music, Sport | Leave a Comment »

World Skills Competition – Get Involved

Posted by LibeRaCe on October 26, 2007




Have you got what it takes?

Worldskills UK is on for 2008! Find out more information for your subject on their website and ask your tutors for more details…..

Posted in Art & Design, Beauty, Catering, Construction, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Fashion, FE Students, Hairdressing, HE Students, ICT, Music, Plumbing, Science, Sport | Leave a Comment »

Hair’s to you

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 20, 2007

No longer a fringe subject, there’s plenty online to keep you a-head of the game. The links below are a cut above the rest and will stop you tearing your hair out when writing your assignments……

The Professionals

 Hairdressing Council, National Hairdressers Federation, British hairdressing Awards

Business Information with  Hairfinder

Do you really know what you’re talking about??

Some simple techniques and the science behind it all…. 

What if your client has a problem?

Even the history of hairstyles through time! How do they compare with todays styles

Magazines – Hairdressers Journal International (in library), Hairdressers Journal Interactive, Salon Business, HairCouncil Mag


Find all your library books at shelf number 646.7242

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