Level 2 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18,Adult


Hair & Media Make-up

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-Time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 1286.54
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


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.

Course Requirements

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

Successful interview with our Hairdressing Team.

What you will Learn


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.


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

Career Options

There are a variety of potential career opportunities as a junior hairdresser within areas like commercial hair salons and independent, self employed, home-based, and mobile settings. You could also choose to branch off into other areas within the industry and pursue make-up artistry or beauty therapy.

Mandatory Units

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

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

Exam Validation Body

Hours Per Week

How Long To Complete

Programme Structure

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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