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Hairdressing - Level 2 NVQ

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Start Date: 05 September 2022
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 2
Location: Centre for Lifelong Learning, Finsbury Park

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will help you develop the necessary skills, experience and techniques for you to become a qualified hairdresser. 

You will learn practical skills for a range of salon activities, from conducting client consultations to cutting and dressing hair. The course will explore how different shampoos and conditioners affect the hair and scalp, and you will study a variety of colouring and lightening products and techniques.

You will learn how to work in accordance with health and safety procedures to ensure the wellbeing of your clients, your colleagues, and yourself. As well as working in the college's own hairdressing salon, you will also have the opportunity to do a period of work experience. You will also work on improving your English and Maths skills.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Promoting additional services or products to clients
  • Providing hairdressing consultation services
  • Cutting hair using basic techniques
  • Colouring hair using a variety of techniques
  • Styling and dressing hair
  • Perming hair
  • Shampooing and conditioning hair
  • Creating an image based on a theme
  • Working with colleagues within beauty-related industries
  • Health and Safety

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • To be aged 19 or older
  • Experience and/or a keen interest in hairdressing
  • Functional Skills at Entry Level 3 or above in English or Maths, or equivalent

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence, collected from written assessments, presentations, witness statements and practice observation.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

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

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

The course offers you the opportunity to develop your personal and professional skills to help prepare you for further study at Level 3, an apprenticeship or other employment.

OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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020 7700 9200
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