This course covers all aspects of European ladies’ hairdressing, learning practical skills in our professional salons enhanced by theoretical knowledge. You will learn how to shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, style hair using drying and setting techniques, cut, perm, neutralise and change hair colour using basic techniques and you will have L’Oreal training days in colouring and perming. You can take part in competitions and visit trade fairs. We recommend you have salon experience whilst studying.
This course is primarily aimed at 16-18 year olds.
Qualification: City & Guilds Level 2 VRQ Diploma in Hairdressing
Level: Level 2
Start Date: 07 September 2017
The teaching classes include:
You will learn all aspects of European ladies' hairdressing, completing 10 units such as:
You will also attend functional skills classes in English and Maths if you have not achieved grade C at GCSE.
Assessment is continuous throughout the course. You will develop a portfolio of evidence which includes documentation of competence from observations; oral questioning, assignments and written tests. There are four areas of assessment:
New students will need to purchase a hairdressing kit and uniform (£255). Students progressing from Level 1 will need to purchase a hairdressing kit (£130) and may wish to purchase an optional new uniform (£39). Financial support may be available to help with these costs. Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.
“The teachers were really great and very knowledgeable. The college is very welcoming, friendly, positive and supportive, and it’s a great environment to study in. After my course I’m going to continue working in a barber's to gain more experience and then I’m going to open my own business, which has always been my goal. Doing this course has been a big step towards achieving my goal.”