Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

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Course Specifics

Hair, Beauty and Holistic Therapies
Level 2
16-18 School Leavers
1 year
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
Age 19 or Over:
Funding Assisted:
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Course overview

Key modules on this course include:

  • Client consultation
  • Shampooing, conditioning and specialist treatments for hair and scalp
  • Blow drying and setting hair
  • Dressing long hair
  • Basic cutting and colouring

Who is this course for?

The Level 2 Diploma is an ideal starting point for those wanting to enter the hairdressing industry. The programme will provide learners with a good understanding of a range of hairdressing treatments and will enable the development of skills which will prepare you for progression onto further study in this area or into employment.

Entry qualifications

The entry requirements for the level 2 programme are a minimum of 3 GCSE grades, one of which should be English or a level 1 hairdressing qualification.

What other experience will I gain?

Working in the commercial salons here at the college, you will gain valuable experience which will help to build confidence when working with clients and prepare you for progression into further studies in this area and / or employment within the hairdressing industry.

Where will this lead?

Progression may be to NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing, a Level 2 Apprenticeship and / employment within the hairdressing industry.

What are my career options?
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