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Hairdressing Level 2 City and Guilds NVQ at Swale Sixth Form

Course description

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. 

Course content

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. 

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

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.

Financial information

Please Note:-

This course requires students to purchase via the school their own uniform and equipment.

Future opportunities

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.

Further information

Work based learning

Students will be expected to attend salon based learning at local salons within either hairdressing or beauty.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017
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