The competition tasks of the skill category are based on the Vocational
qualification in Hairdressing and Beauty Care. The qualification
titles of the basic qualification
are hairdresser, beauty consultant,
beauty therapist and barber.
The professionals of this skill category can work according to the competence area for example in hair salons or barber shops as independent entrepreneurs, as employees or as chair renters, in salons and in spas. Moreover, the professionals of this skill category can work in product sales, training or consulting.
The competition tasks are based on the requirements and criteria of
”Excellent” in the Vocational qualification in Hairdressing and Beauty Care,
competence area of Barbering and Hairdressing and on the requirements of
working life for a young employee. The qualification name is barber and/or
A barber and a hairdresser are required to provide a wide range of
services related to the treatment of hair and beard. As well as customer
service skills, a good product knowledge and considering the work safety and
customer safety belong to the core competency of the profession. The
entrepreneurship is emphasized, too.
The competition tasks are based on the qualification requirements and correspond to the skills, needed in the working life. The competition tasks can be utilised in a vocational skills demonstration.
Competition is individual.
Competence areas of Hairdressing
selling and customer-oriented service in hair and beauty care field
hair dressing services
festive and themed hairdo services
hair texture services.
A successful competitor is also able to:
manage the technical expertise and artistic skills in a hairdresser’s and a barber’s work
plan and implement the tasks independently
manage customer service
sell and market products and services
manage the theory, which gives directions to work
consider the safety, hygiene and ergonomics of the work
consider economic matters and sustainable development