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.
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 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.
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