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Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Do you have a passion for hairdressing? Can you see yourself working in a salon? Do you have good communication and social skills? This course offers you the training and experience you need to develop a great career in hairdressing. It balances theory with some great hands-on experience. At our on-site salons, you will learn how to colour, cut, style, set and blow-dry hair. You will also learn how to advise and consult with clients, and develop important teamwork and customer service skills. As you progress, you will begin to take on more demanding roles. This course provides you with the minimum qualification needed to qualify and register as a Hairdresser, so you can become a Junior Stylist as soon as you finish your last assignment!

Entry requirements

You must have 4 GCSEs A-D including English and maths or an appropriate Level 1 qualification in a relevant subject.

Assessment

You will create a portfolio of your work based on the skills you develop at Fountains and your tutor will mark this as you complete each task. Each unit is delivered individually, so you can work at your own pace and be assessed when you feel ready.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course will give you the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3
hairdressing qualification.

Alternatively you may wish to pursue a career within the hairdressing industry,
e.g. salons, cruise ships.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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    • Spires Theatre

      Always dreamed of being on stage? Look no further, our Performing Arts department boasts a professionally equipped theatre in St. Andrews' building with a state-of-the-art computerised lighting system, sound systems and multiple stages and seating positioning, giving you a platform to showcase your talent. As a Performing Arts student you will have the chance to participate in a variety of productions throughout the year. 

      The View

      Feeling peckish? The View is a place for you to grab a coffee, stop for a light snack or sit down for a full meal. It boasts a vast and ever-changing menu of freshly prepared snacks, meals, soups and cakes made by our Chefs and catering students. Looking out over the River Severn, The View is the place in college to meet friends over coffee, relax with a book over cake, or sit down for some enjoyable, wholesome, home-cooked food without any of the effort of cooking or preparing it yourself.

      Starbucks

      Make time for a milky latte and visit our Starbucks counter in The View. We have the only one in Worcester City Centre! So come sit back, warm up and relax with a cappuccino, or even grab a berry frappe to go!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.

      St Dunstan's

      St Dunstan's is a state-of-the-art building dedicated to our creative arts and hair and beauty provision in Worcester. Short-listed for the prestigious AJ Retrofit Awards, this modern building is home to our hair and beauty salon, art and design studios and coffee shop making it the perfect place for students to explore their creative side. Our hair and beauty salon, Fountains is open to members of the public.