Diploma In Hairdressing

Diploma In Hairdressing (HDD) is offered as a DIPLOMA 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

Certificate in Hairdressing or any related field

Duration: 8 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 34,000.00
Total: KES 50,500.00
Registration Fee-
Administration Fee-
Internal Examination Fee-
Tuition Fee KES 34,000.00
Total: KES 34,000.00

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. Introduction to Hairdressing
  2. Shampooing and conditioning
  3. Communication skills
  4. Trichology
  5. Occupational Safety and Health Practices
  6. Setting and dressing
  7. Natural hair care techniques
  8. Chemical hair reformation
  9. Environmental Literacy
  10. Barbering
  11. Numeracy Skills
  12. Hair piece production
  13. Employability Skills
  14. Braiding and plaiting
  15. Hair additions (weaving and bonding)
  16. Hair coloring and lightening
  17. Hair cutting
  18. Salon business management (Hair Operation Unit)

Course Description

This is a profession which involves cutting or 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.

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 HDD coursework.


2. What happens after I complete this course?

Answer: On completing the HDD 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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