Hairdressing Level 2/3

If you are looking to become a hairdresser, and cut, style, and colour hair then these qualifications will provide you with a range of essential technical practical skills and knowledge needed to progress towards becoming a salon hair professional.

The Hairdressing Diploma Level 2 study programme is designed to start-off your career and provide the necessary skills and techniques for you to become a hairdresser. With the option to specialise in year two, you are provided with a number of different opportunities and experiences, including working in our commercial campus salon.

The Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 programme is aimed at level 2 stylists wishing to learn the skills needed to become a senior stylist. Emphasis is placed on students working to an advanced level and developing their individual skills and talents.

What Will I Learn?

Professional hairdressers with specific teaching skills will provide guidance and tuition in all areas of hairdressing.

Emphasis is placed on correct working procedures and students will be able to develop their individual talents and interests during workshop sessions in our well-equipped salons.

Learning takes place through classroom activity, demonstrations and working in a realistic salon environment for practical assessment and case studies. When not working on real-life clients, you are taught through a number of practical sessions and assessments, alongside classroom sessions and guided assignments. You will also engage in GEM and GAP activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in many exciting enrichment opportunities and the latest and upcoming trends.

Course Content

Hairdressing Diploma Level 2 may include the following units:

  • Maintain Health and Safety in the Salon
  • Working in Hairdressing
  • Client Consultation for Hairdressing Services
  • Promote Products and Services to Clients in a Salon
  • Cut Women’s Hair
  • Shampoo and Condition Hair and Scalp
  • Style and Dress Women’s Hair
  • Perm and Neutralise Hair
  • Colour Hair
  • Salon Reception Duties
  • Creative Images in the Hair and Beauty Sector

Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 units may include the following:

  • Monitoring and Maintaining Health and Safety in the Salon
  • Consultation Support
  • Cut Women’s Hair to Create a Variety of Looks
  • Style Women’s Hair Using a Variety of Techniques
  • Colour Hair to Create a Variety of Looks
  • Colour Correction
  • Perm Hair to Create a Variety of Looks
  • Creative Hairdressing Design Skills
Entry Requirements

Level 2: 4 GCSEs (grades A*-E / 9-3), including English and maths and an interview.

Level 3: Entry on to Level 3 is subject to satisfactory completion of the Level 2 qualification.

Course Progression

Level 2: Progression to the Hairdressing Level 3 course.

Level 3: Students could progress to higher education courses, such as a Foundation Degree in Salon Management.

Course Progression

Employment as junior stylists. Many find work in the local area, others in top London salons, television, and film studios, or in prestigious hotels and within leisure complexes.

Hairdressing Level 2/3 (16 - 18 Old Learners)

16 – 18 year old learners will follow a study programme consisting of Work Experience, Enrichment activities and your Hairdressing qualification. In addition to your main programme, you will study English and maths. Depending on your grades on entry, you will study either Functional Skills or GCSEs English and maths (one per year).

LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years
Year 1: Level 2
Year 2: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 years old study programme only: Free

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