Course Name: Level 2 Hairdressing

Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at 3 points or D grade and above. Alternatively you will need a Diploma in Hairdressing Level 1.

You will be required to attend an interview at the college and we will request a school or college report.

You need to have good literacy skills, as well as being naturally creative, be able to work as part of a team, have a friendly personality and enjoy working with clients.

What's Involved

This course will provide you with a range of creative hairdressing skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in the hairdressing industry.

If you have not achieved a C or 4 grade or above in English or maths, you will as part of your course be required to work towards this as part of your study programme. If you have already achieved these grades you will complete an enterprise self study programme. You will be given the opportunity to go on work experience at certain times during your course.

To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation.

You will learn through practical demonstrations, practice and theory as well as through e-learning. This course enables you to develop the necessary interpersonal skills as well as the appropriate ' on the job' skills. You will be taught using up to date resources that are appropriate to your individual learning style. Lessons are in the form of practical workshops, classes, and tutorials.

> Health and safety practice in the salon

> Client consultation for hair services

> Shampooing and conditioning hair and scalp

> Cut women's hair

> Colour and lighten hair

> Plaiting and twisting hair

> Working in the hair industry

> The art of dressing hair

> Promote additional products and services

> Perming and neutralising hair

> Create a hair and beauty image based on a theme

Course Assessment Method

GOLA online multiple choice tests, project tasks and practical assessments in the salon.

What's Next

You can progress on to a Level 3 qualification or go on to an Apprenticeship. Alternatively you can venture into a career in hairdressing salons.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Certificate in Hair Techniques
Level: Level 2
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
Academic Year: 20/21
Start Date: September 2001

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