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Hairdressing Diploma Level 2

Practical Vs Theory

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30

Course overview

Take your first steps to becoming a professional hairdresser and gain a high standard of practical skills including cutting, colouring, client consultation and blow drying. You will have the opportunity to work alongside prestigious local salon owners and hairdressing professionals to develop advanced and modern techniques. You will have regular visits from industry professionals throughout the course such as visits from Charles Fox, London (with the opportunity to visit their training salon in Covent Garden), UK body painters and special effects experts, as well as successful past students now working in industry. You will also have the opportunity to compete in regional and national competitions such as the AHT Hair and Make-Up Awards, and showcase your skills in our End of Year Hair and Fashion Show. This course is approximately 30% theory and 70% practical. You will study a range of units including:

  • Health and Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Consultation
  • Shampooing and Conditioning
  • Cutting Hair Using Basic Techniques
  • Styling and Dressing Hair
  • Colouring Hair

 

What Does The Programme Include

You will learn through practical demonstrations and practice what you have learnt on real, paying clients in our commercial salon.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grades 3/​D or above including English and maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed through practical observations, online tests and oral questions. You will also complete assignments to develop your theory knowledge.

Additional Information

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform. You will also be required to source clients for practical learning .

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 or Lead, or Senior Hair Stylist Apprenticeship, or employment.

 

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