Hairdressing Level 2 City and Guilds NVQ at Swale Sixth Form
Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject
Students will gain a wide range of skills whilst studying this course, such as communication, time management, team work, social skills, literacy and numeracy, objectivity, work experience, patience, resilience, compassion, enthusiasm, building positive relationships and promoting independence in themselves.
Potential Topics that will be studied
During this course you will look at the hair industry, promoting a professional image, health and safety, communication, consultation and salon based learning. Practical skills will cover shampooing and conditioning hair, styling and finishing, plaiting and twisting, colouring and cutting.
Students will need to have achieved 5 GCSE's 9 - 4, including maths and English.
Assessment will take place through a range of online open and closed book exams. Practical assessments will be completed within a commercial working salon.
This course requires students to purchase via the school their own uniform and equipment.
Progression and career opportunities
Level 2 courses will be able to progress on to the Level 3 NVQ Hairdressing.
Students can progress to a wide variety of job roles: Career opportunities include salon work, retail, theatre and television and cruise ships.
Work based learning
Students will be expected to attend salon based learning at local salons within either hairdressing or beauty.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Swale Sixth Form directly.