Women's Hairdressing Level 2 Certificate

Course Overview

To be successful in hairdressing, you need to understand client needs and our team will give you the training you need in shampoo and conditioning, cutting, colouring and client consultation. You will also gain skills in health and safety as part of the course so that you are ready to work in the hairdressing industry.

Course Requirements

GCSE English and maths at Grade 3 (D).

Course Skills & Benefits

To provide opportunities for you to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Hairdresser. This will include communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving.

You will study the theory and practice of hairdressing services to include the 9 mandatory units and additional optional units. The underpinning knowledge and skills required to successfully perform these services is also covered and assessed.

Mandatory Units

Areas of study will include:

Working in the hair industry
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Client consultation for hair services
Shampoo and condition
The art of dressing hair
Cutting women's hair

Optional Units

Create an image based on a theme within the Hair and Beauty industry
Working with others in the Hair and Beauty sector
Promote products and services to clients in a salon

Course Progression

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing, Level 2 Certificate in Barbering, Level 3 Certificate in Barbering. This qualification qualifies you to operate their own salon or home visiting practice or gain employment in Hairdressing Salons, Hotels and Liners.

Course Assessment

Once you have completed all your portfolios of evidence, assignments and underpinning knowledge, you will have a final practical test carried out by the Internal Assessor using the VTCT marking criteria and final assessment form. The VTCT External Verifier will visit a minimum of twice a year and review a sample of evidence as well as observing general overall skills of everyone on the course.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.


Level 2 VTCT Certificate In Womens Hairdressing

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