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Hairdressing Level 2 at Gateshead College

Course description

This course is ideal if you want to further your hairdressing career.

Following on from a Level 1 qualification you will work on our paying customers and will demonstrate your ability and creativity within our Baltic Salon & Spa commercial environment.

There are opportunities to work with industry specialists, guest stylists and participate in competition work.

There is a strong emphasis on teamwork, which is an essential part of the hairdressing culture.

As part of your programme, you will also be required to attend a one day a week work placement to develop additional skills to further challenge you.

Entry requirements

  • Must hold a Level 1 Qualification in Hairdressing
  • You will need to be able to present a portfolio of work.

Future opportunities

Fast-track to an apprenticeship

If you can’t find the right apprenticeship vacancy or you want to do some studying first - no problem. You can start on a vocational study programme then once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available, we’ll help you transfer on to an apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gateshead College directly.

Last updated date: 13 April 2016

Key information


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    • Gateshead College's Baltic Campus is located on the Gateshead quayside, just minutes from Newcastle City Centre and its attractions.

      The College is situated behind the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and The Sage Gateshead.

      The College has its own car park, but at busy times alternative parking is available nearby.

      There is a charge for parking. Students can apply for a permit to allow free parking during study time.