Women's Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Course Overview

Ladies hairdressing is an ever growing industry and having a recognised qualification can open doors to employment and opportunity in the industry. Our professional 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, stock display, salon reception and image creation – so you are ready for a future in hairdressing.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Hair & Media Make-up

4 GCSEs at grade 3-4 including English and Maths.

Successful interview with our Hairdressing Team.

This course provides 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 required.

Following health and safety practice in the salon
Working in the hair industry
Client consultation for hair services
Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
Colour and lighten hair
Cut women’s hair
Styling hair
Creating imagery 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
Salon Reception

After successful completion of this course, here are some examples of Alumni have gone on study:

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing
Level 2 Media Make-Up
Level 2 Certificate in Barbering
Level 2 Certificate in African Type Hair
Level 3 Certificate in African Type Hair

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.

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.

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

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