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Womens Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma at Bridgwater College

Course description

The course is designed to provide you with a good knowledge of basic hairdressing. It is for those who have a genuine interest in hairdressing. It is for those who are dedicated and committed to joining a full-time course, with the ambition to succeed in this exciting industry.

Course content

This course covers all aspects of basic hairdressing. You will gain experience working in a realistic environment created within the College salon and will provide services to members of the public and other paying clients.

Hairdressing skills included:

  • Health and safety within the salon
  • Client consultation
  • Working in the hairdressing industry
  • Shampoo and conditioning hair
  • Cut women's hair
  • Change hair colour using basic technique
  • Perm and neutralise hair using basic techniques
  • Promote products and additional services to clients
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Display stock to promote sales in the salon
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector

Entry requirements

  • At least four GCSE in the C-E range, to include English, or an appropriate Level 1 or 2 qualification
  • Adults: A keen interest in the subject of hairdressing. After applying for a place you will be asked to attend an interview in order to assess your suitability for this course


  • Practical observation
  • Oral questions
  • On-line tests
  • Assignments

Future opportunities

  • Progress to Level 3 Hairdressing
  • Employment  in a range of environments including hair salons
  • Progress onto a Level 3 Media Make-up course
  • Level 3 barbering

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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