Title Hairdressing Intelligent Training System (HITS)
Project Number 502139-LLP-1-2009-Leonardo-LMP
Project Type Development of Innovation
Country EU-Centralised Projects
Marketing Text The aim of this project is to research, develop, pilot and test a new innovation that will revolutionise hairdressing training and introduce ICT into the salon for the first time.
Summary This project will create the first ever interative hairdressing training "head" which will react like a real client because of new innovation to add heat, moisture and tension sensors creating a real life training environment for every student from day one.
Description The "head" will provide the student with instant reaction and feedback on their work the same as if they had worked on a real client which will result in better styling skills and improved confidence. There will be recordable data to show the student's progress. There will be a revolutionary new base unit produced which will make the head completely secure for the learners to work on. It will have a suction mechanism which will allow the learner to use it anywhere and on any surface.
Utilization and distribution of results
Recognition, transparency, certification
Access for disadvantaged
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Other Service Activities
Information and Communication
Activities of Extraterritorial Organisations and Bodies
Administrative and Support Service Activities
open and distance learning
program or curricula
procedure for the analysis and prognosis of the vocational training requirement
description of new occupation profiles
transparency and certification
Product information Computerised hairdressing training mannequin and software.