Hair and Beauty - Level 2 Diploma in Ladies Hairdressing at Wakefield College
What you will study
The course will cover Hairdressing Services in theory and practice and will include:
• Health, Safety and Hygiene
• Advise and consult with clients
• Blow dry and style hair
• Colour and lighten hair
• Cut ladies hair
• Set and dress hair
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Style hair with electrical equipment
You will also be required to attend a work placement in a salon one day per week. The work placement team can help you with this.
The development of Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. You will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.
Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C (or new grade 9-4). This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.
Your Course Structure
Classroom: 30%; Practical: 70%
How you will learn
Hairdressing skills will be demonstrated and practised in the College salons, where you will have the opportunity to bring in your own models or to work on paying clients. The knowledge required to gain certification will be gained in theory lessons and by independent study in the library.
5 GCSEs A*-D or 9-4
Level 1 Hairdressing, plus Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths.
Will need to produce a portfolio, and will have graded practical; assessments, external examinations and a graded synoptic assessment.
Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18 years old. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, residentials etc which are payable by all students.
Any student entered/registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and then withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any resit examination will incur a cost.
Different fees apply to international students.
For more detailed information on financial support and fees for students aged 19+ please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.
Students who successfully achieve the Level 2 Diploma can progress to our full-time VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies, or, subject to obtaining suitable employment in the industry. You may also like to progress to Make-up Artistry or other qualifcations.
You can work in a varies of setting e.g. hairdressing salon, cruise ship, health farm or moblie hairdressing.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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How to apply
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