Certificate In Hairdressing

Certificate In Hairdressing (HDC) is offered as a CERTIFICATE course examined by Vera College. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

 Anyone with basic knowledge or willing to learn online

Duration: 6 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Administration FeeKES 7,000.00
Internal Examination FeeKES 8,500.00
Tuition Fee KES 22,500.00
Total: KES 39,000.00
Registration Fee-
Administration Fee-
Internal Examination Fee-
Tuition Fee KES 22,500.00
Total: KES 22,500.00

Exam Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2
Total: KES 0.00
Total: KES 0.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

Course Units/Overview

This course covers the following modules:

  1. Communicational Skills
  2. Occupational Safety and Health Practices
  3. Introduction to hairdressing
  4. Shampooing and conditioning
  5. Setting and dressing
  6. Natural hair care techniques
  7. Chemical hair reformation
  8. Barbering
  9. Braiding and plaiting
  10. Hair additions (weaving and bonding)
  11. Employability Skills



Course Description

 This is a profession which involves styling and dressing both male and female hair.

At the end of this course you will become a qualified hair technician. You can either start your own business or work within your field of study and gain experience from the industry. You will also have gained great skills and confidence in hair styling, customer service and health and safety in the salon/spa.

This course consists of 11 lessons, 1 assignment, 2 continuous assessment tests (CATs), and 1 final exam.

The 11 lessons are accessed once somebody logs in. The assignment is submitted online once a student is logged into the system. The CATs and exams are also available online after logging in.

Course Instructor(s)


Examining Body

Vera College


 1. How do I access this course?

Answer: You must log in to the e-learning systems via the login details sent to your email for you to access the HDC coursework.


2. What happens after I complete this course?

Answer: On completing the HDC course, you can choose to pay a certification fee of USD 10 (KES 1,000), or you can straightaway proceed to register for units/Subjects in another course in which you have been given admission.

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