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NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who is serious about a career in hairdressing. You will be required to pay for a Hairdressing Kit and uniform

What is this course about?

You will study 9 units including health and safety, consultation, reception, promoting, cutting, shampooing and conditioning hair, colouring, perming and scalp massage. Classes will take place in a realistic salon environment. You will also study functional skills in English.

You may need to pay for a kit and uniform depending on your financial circumstances.

What do I need to get on the course?

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English and preferably Science
  • Level 1 vocational qualification (desirable)
  • Entry Level 3 or above qualification in English and/or Maths
  • Good reference, interview and assessment and a commitment and interest in the subject.

What qualification will I get?

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

What can I do after the course?

On successful completion of this course, you can gain employment in the hairdressing industry to be able to progress on to Level 3 study.

How do I get on the course?

Please click on 'Apply' above to apply online.

Please note: At City and Islington College you can apply for 2 full-time course options.


Is there anything else I need to know about the cost of the course?

You must pay for a hairdressing kit and uniform on enrolment

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Fees are based on 2013-14 fee policy. These are subject to change.

For courses that are longer than one year additional fees are likely to apply in the following year.

The college reserves the right to change dates, fees and other details described above or cancel courses if circumstances demand.

For most full-time courses you can apply online. If you are unable to submit an application online you can order a paper application pack.