Course Code
25102 18
Course Title
Level 2
1 year
Entry Requirements
Completion of level 1 hairdressing 4 x GCSE's grade A*-D / 9-3 including maths and English.
Start Date
Days and Times

Entrance requirements

Completion of level 1 hairdressing 4 x GCSE's grade A*-D / 9-3 including maths and English.

Course Description

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is aimed at 16-18 learners/ Mature learners who wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior hairdresser/stylist.

Who is the course suitable for?

Suitable for learners who have completed level 1 hairdressing or someone who has had some salon experience.

Course content

This course builds upon prior knowledge gained from level 1 hairdressing. The units covered are - style and finish hair, set and dress hair, cut hair using basic techniques, colour and lighten hair, advise and consult with clients, shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp, develop and maintain your effectiveness at work. Cut men's hair, Reception duties

Development of Maths and English

Students who have not yet achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and Maths will have to continue taking these subjects up to the age of 18, as per government requirements. At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D/3 in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C/4 grade at GCSE level.

Employability Skills Development

All students will be required to attend work experience employability skills will be embedded in all your lessons through working in a realistic working environment

How will the course be taught?

You will be taught by highly qualified and experienced professionals who will use a wide variety of teaching methods to help you to learn and progress to the next level. Practical salon sessions, lectures, discussions, independent research and examinations. Your lessons will be in our state of the art, industry standard salons.

How will I know how well I am doing?

Every student has a personal tutor who will meet with their tutees on a regular basis to ensure they are making good progress throughout their time at college. Tutors make sure that you receive regular feedback on assessment and coursework, manage your workload and meet college expectations.

Are there any additional costs?

Full uniform, shoes, kit and educational trips

What course can I do next?

When you have sucessfully completed this qualification you will have the opportunity to progress

• Level 3 NVQ Diploma Hairdressing Level 2 NVQ Diploma In Hairdressing & Media make - up Artistry
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty therapy
Level 2 Barbering Employment

Where can I get further support / advice?

Please apply online and you will be invited for an interview with the subject teacher who will discuss the course fully with you.

How do I join the course?

Apply online

Course Fees

16-18 £0.00 19-23 £1000.00 24+ £1000.00

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