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Pre- Apprenticeship Level 2 in Hairdressing Qualification at Garforth Academy

Course description

The course is a 1 year programme delivered over 15 hours per week (usually 2 or 3 days).The programme will be delivered by theory sessions, practical workshops and commercial based salons. Independent study is an essential part and requirement of the course. This course is designed to provide a good understanding of the roles, responsibilities and practical skills of a Junior Hairdresser.

Course content

With this programme you will learn the following aspects of Hairdressing: Style and finish hair Set and dress hair Cut hair using basic techniques Colour and lighten hair Advise and consult with clients Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work Plait and twist hair Cut men's hairstyles A tutorial programme is mandatory and supports the student throughout their studies with guidance and individual learning plans put into action.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above or Pass at Key Stage 4 Habits course


The programme is based on continual assessment and you will be assessed through observation of practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. A portfolio will be produced throughout your course of evidence towards your competency.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can enter employment as an apprentice Hairdresser or progression onto a specialised Level 3 Hairdressing pre-employment course which could lead into fashion, television or cruise ship work.

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: 17 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September