Hairdressing - Level 2 NVQ


About the course

Are you aged 19 and above and interested in working as a hairdresser? Would you like to be trained by leading professionals? If so, this course could be for you. 

You need to have at least an Entry Level 3 qualification in English and/or Maths, as well as good interpersonal skills and references. You will be interviewed for a place on the course.

You will develop practical skills for a range of salon activities, from conducting client consultations to cutting and dressing hair. You will learn how different shampoos and conditioners affect the hair and scalp, and will explore 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.

You will be assessed on the practical work that you do in the hairdressing salon.

On successful completion of the course, you can progress to related Level 3 qualifications, or move directly into employment, for example as a junior hairdresser in a salon.

Further Information 1

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

Course information

Start date
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14 January 2020

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Course level
Level 2
Course code
Start date
End date
21 Weeks
Health, Social and Child Care
Class Type
Full time
Student Type
Adults (19+)

If you are aged 19+ and looking to study a Level 3 or above course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees.

£196.25 per year
£3345.00 per year
£1672.50 per year
£196.25 per year
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£196.25 per year
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