Women’s Hairdressing Level 2 Certificate

If you would like a career in hairdressing, this programme will develop your knowledge and skills of hairdressing services and treatments working in our commercial salon.

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  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Banbury and Bicester College

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The course covers a wide range of treatments, client care and consultation, styling, and understanding hair growth and growth patterns.

You will learn about:

  • health and safety in the salon
  • working in the hairdressing industry
  • consultation
  • shampoo services
  • cutting
  • styling
  • colouring
  • upstyling

You will work with a range of clients of different ages, genders and ethnicities to develop your competence to work with all clients.

This course consists of a mixture of practical and commercial classes, theory projects, independent study, tutorial sessions and assessments. Work experience is also an important element of this course.

This course gives you the professional training you need for the next step in your career, allowing you to progress into the industry. Working in our Salon will allow you to gain first-hand experience of a commercial salon and gain excellent skills in all elements of styling hair. This vocational qualification will enhance your chances of employment and progression onto future courses.

You need to have 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and maths or a level 1 Hairdressing qualification

Explore your career progression options

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You can explore live job vacancies, next level qualifications and apprenticeship standards in your local area. Not only this but you can also watch videos of real people talking about their experiences of working in your specific industry or occupation of interest.

Why not visit us at an Open Event and find out more about this pathway.

Why Banbury and Bicester College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    Courses available

  • 2018

    Rated "good with outstanding areas" by Ofsted in 2018

  • 79+

    years of teaching experience

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