Hairdressing // Level 2

The course for you if ...

You have an interest in Hairdressing and would love to progress further by learning specialist techniques and salon technologies.

What will I study?

You will be trained in specialist cutting techniques, salon duties, perming and colouring.

You will perfect these skills in a practical environment and have the opportunity to work on real clients in our Retreat Hair & Beauty Salons and training salons, which will enable you to show off your talents and begin building up a client base.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Certificate:
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above, or equivalent. You may be able to progress from a Level 1 Hairdressing qualification.

Level 2 Diploma:
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above, or equivalent. Must have Maths and English GCSE at Grade C or above. You may be able to progress from a Level 1 Hairdressing qualification.

For both the Certificate and Diploma, students are required to purchase a salon uniform and kit for all Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy courses (approx. cost of kit and uniform = £155, based on 13-14 costs). Financial support may be available to help with the cost of course-specific equipment, ask the Gateway team  for more details.

Assessment

Assessment is based on a combination of practical competency, graded assessments and external online tests.

Progression & Careers

You can progress onto a Level 3 Hairdressing qualification or Apprenticeship. Careers include: employment in a Salon or as a self-employed Stylist.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus
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