Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

This qualification is a national requirement to become a registered hairdresser. You will study the theory of hairdressing in ’Headstart’, our fully equipped and newly refurbished commercial salon. You will also be working with members of the public to put your skills into practice.

You will be studying :

  • Colouring techniques
  • Cutting
  • Style and finish
  • Setting and dressing
  • Health and safety
  • Perming
  • Reception skills
  • Client consultation

As part of this study programme you will work towards English and maths. This will provide you with the skills you needed to perform confidently, effectively and independently in learning, life and work. You will enjoy visits to hair and beauty exhibitions and work experience is an essential part of this study programme. You will be regularly entering competitions to improve your creative skills.

You will be assessed by assignments, online examinations and practical assessments and you will be assessed on an ongoing basis by practical observation in a simulated working environment.

You can progress to Level 2 in Barbering, Level 3 in Hairdressing or an apprenticeship.


Either completion of level 1 in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy or a GCSE grade 9-4 (A- C) in maths or English and a positive school report. Mature learners need to have good personal presentation and communication skills.

Course may be free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.

For all other students fees apply:
1st year course fee £1673; Exam Fee £99.

Loans & assistance are available from Student Services

Course Summary

Length of study:
35 weeks


Term dates

Study campus:

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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