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Course Info

  • hairandbeauty
  • hairdressing

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Awarding/validation body:

    City and Guilds


Course Overview

This VRQ Level 2 Hairdressing course has been designed to develop your practical skills in a broad range of women’s hairdressing skills.

You will develop a sound knowledge and understanding of theory to each unit and gain the employability skills needed to become a successful hairdresser. You will also be expected to participate in relevant work experience.

Course Highlights

  • Working in the hair industry
  • Follow health and safety
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Promote products and services to clients
  • Cut women’s hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Perm and neutralise hair
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Create an Image Based on a Theme within the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Salon reception duties

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Employment as a junior stylist in a salon,

Progression onto Hairdressing Level 3



Online exams

Practical assessment

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs at grades 3/D; or

A related Level 1 vocational qualification; and

A GCSE at grade 3/D (or equivalent) in English; or

English and Mathematics assessed at Entry 3 or above by College assessment.

Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience without having the required entry requirements. However, an interview will always be required.

A satisfactory reference may also be requested.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.