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This Level 2 qualification provides the fundamental skills that are required by a hairdresser. You will carry out a host of different tasks in our modern, up-to-date salons using our own state-of-the-art equipment. As well as undertaking tasks in our salons and some classroom-based learning, your qualification may also include trips to hair shows, competitions and visits by current practitioners. Modules covered may include: • Cutting • Shampooing • Styling • Colouring • Promotion marketing and sales • Working in a salon environment
As well as having a keen interest in the subject area, learners will need a L1 Hair qualification to apply for this course You will also need GCSE grade 3 in both English and Maths. You should have the excellent personal and professional appearance that is required in the industry, and a keen interest in working in hairdressing. You should be able to provide positive references and successfully complete a skills assessment.
Maths & English
A key requirement for future progression and employment is a good understanding and application of knowledge and skills in both English and maths. Learners who are enrolled on this course will also, as part of their overall programme of study, be enrolled on GCSE English and Maths in order to progress towards gaining GCSE grade 4 in both subjects.
As part of your overall programme of study, learners will be required to undertake a period of work placement related to the field of employment they wish to enter. Our Work Placement Team will assist learners in gaining a placement and ensure that you are on track to achieve, whilst liaising with your course tutors to ensure that the opportunity to practice necessary employability skills is available at college.
What can I do next?
Learners who successfully complete the programme can either gain an apprenticeship, enter the industry or continue with their studies through to Level 3.
course information last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2024 @ 10.52am (10 hours ago)