Hair Dressing Short Course

Hair Dressing Short Course (SHD) is offered as a CERTIFICATE course examined by Uwezo College. A certificate of completion is issued upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

KCSE or KCPE certificate

Duration: 3 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1

Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Examination and Certification FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 27,000.00
Total: KES 30,000.00

Exam Fee Breakdown

Full Exam Fees
Total: KES 0.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

Course Units/Overview

  • Introduction to Hairdressing
  • Plaiting and Braiding Techniques
  • Hair Cutting Fundamentals
  • Blow Drying and Styling
  • Shampooing and Scalp Treatments

Trimester 1
SHD101Introduction To Hairdressing
SHD102Plaiting And Braiding
SHD103Hair Cutting
SHD104Blow Drying

Course Description

Short Course in Hairdressing

Uwezo College offers a specialized Short Course in Hairdressing that is designed to cultivate skills in hairstyling, cutting, and various hairdressing techniques. This engaging 3-month program covers an introduction to hairdressing, plaiting, braiding, hair cutting, blow-drying, and shampooing.

Minimum Requirement:

Prospective students do not require specific educational qualifications but should possess an interest in hairstyling and creative design.

Course Modules:

  • Introduction to Hairdressing: Understanding the basics and principles of hairdressing.
  • Plaiting and Braiding Techniques: Learning various plaiting and braiding styles.
  • Hair Cutting Fundamentals: Mastering basic haircutting techniques and styles.
  • Blow Drying and Styling: Techniques for blow-drying and creating different styles.
  • Shampooing and Scalp Treatments: Understanding hair cleansing methods and scalp care.

Throughout the course, students engage in hands-on practical sessions, demonstrations, and theoretical learning focused on hairstyling techniques. They learn to work with various hair types, create different styles, execute haircuts, and perform treatments with precision.

Successful completion of the Short Course in Hairdressing equips individuals with the skills to perform basic hairdressing tasks and deliver various hairstyling services. Graduates emerge prepared to begin a career as hairstylists or salon assistants.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates can explore roles such as Junior Hairstylist, Salon Assistant, or Hairdressing Assistant in salons, beauty spas, or start their freelance hairstyling business.

Enroll in Uwezo College's Short Course in Hairdressing to unleash your creativity and develop fundamental hairstyling skills. Join us to acquire the expertise needed to embark on a fulfilling journey in the dynamic field of hairstyling and hairdressing.

Course Instructor(s)


Examining Body

Uwezo College


What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. Email Address

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